Category: Features


In search of happiness

The days can get hard and for some, the days can be more unbearable than the rest. That’s why today is so important. It’s International Day of Happiness and no,...


Racism and religion at your dinner table

A Sydney theatre company wants to take on racism in Australia. And not just racism out there, but racism in our homes. Racism at your dinner table and mine. The Laden...


How to not give up on Lent

Lent kicked off this week, so you’ve probably already sorted out what you’re going to give up in tribute to Jesus giving up his own life for us. What did you...


Colin Buchanan takes faith down a bold new road

Colin Buchanan is a legend, and not only in the Australian sense of that word. With the release of his latest country album, Calvary Road, singer-songwriter Buchanan is...


Seeing beyond superficial fame

The star of upcoming Disney live-action epic Beauty and The Beast recounts her journey from Harry Potter to devoted humanitarian. When English rose Emma Watson was cast...


Taking up our cross in Lent

Ash Wednesday 1 March: Joel 2:1-2, 12-17 or Isaiah 58:1-12, Psalm 51:1-17, 2 Corinthians 5:20b–6:10, Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21 Lent has begun. Traditionally a time of...


How can Christians deal with divorce?

The end of a marriage is a painful, volatile experience. But as Ben McEachen discovers, a supportive course called DivorceCare has helped one Christian woman to heal —...


Commit to making change in Lent

From Christmas to the end of January, without fail, my Facebook feed fills up with women bearing lithe bodies and seductive promises. “A new you in seven minutes a...


Embodying hope to heal a community

Recently we reported on the more than 90 fires that affected parts of NSW over the past few weeks and the compassionate role chaplains played in the recovery stages....


When the Academy Awards got it wrong

What are the Top 5 biggest crimes committed by Oscar?