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Appreciating the Christmas Story through Fresh Eyes

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With Christmas just around the corner, I’m sure all of us are seeing a lot of the nativity scene—the holy couple, tucked neatly into a triangular barn, with heads tilted toward the chubby babe Jesus, laid in a manger of hay. But did you know that how we tend to picture the nativity scene may not be totally accurate? 
Friends show up in a woman's door bringing flowers

How My Friends Showed Me the Gospel

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When I first started having conversations with Christians, I was a lapsed-Catholic-turned-New-Ager who practised reiki, kind of believed in reincarnation, and thought God was everywhere.
Silhouette of man looking up with courage overlaid with prison.

Learning Courage in the Face of Suffering

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This ANZAC Day, I reflect on a story that’s woven into my own family’s history. Like all families, we too carry history of personal stories and experiences of those harrowing times.
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Why I Watch Shows Containing Violence and Supernatural Themes

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“You watch wrestling? Why?” It’s a question I’ve been asked a lot, in tones ranging from confused to disdainful. And I get it.
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Why Does God Care About My Sex Life?

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Sociological research reveals that the Bible’s teaching on sex and sexuality poses the biggest barrier to young people taking the Christian story seriously. The argument goes that if Christianity is true, that is bad news for your sexuality.
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Seeing Glimmers of God's Truth in Surprising Sources

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As someone who grew up in the era when the church engaged in boycotts and condemned rock music, I was rather caught up with the “culture wars” of my youth.
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Why Couldn't God Just Forgive Us Without Jesus Dying?

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What are we to make of Jesus’s death on the cross? Christ dying for our sins in accordance with the Scriptures is not only of monumental significance, it is the heart of gospel truth, and the centre of the Easter story.
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What We're Really Looking For in Entertainment

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It’s been a long day, so you get home (or off your work desk) and the first thing you do is plop onto the couch and reach for the remote (hey, that’s us too, no judgement).
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Why Bother with God?

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I was once what you might call an apatheist. Where atheists are committed to denying God’s existence, apatheists are happy to keep the God question at arm’s length.