Easy money or the road to ruin?
It’s time the government stopped the gambling industry stacking the deck at the cost of battling Australians, writes Julie Houghton.
Dwayne Johnson’s faith is solid as a rock
Dwayne Johnson ‘The Rock’ was one of the most famous wrestlers in American history. At 1.96 metres and 118 kilos, this handsome wrestler of Nova Scotian and Samoan descent dominated the world of wrestling entertainment from 1996 to 2004, before taking a break and returning to the ring in 2011.
Tuning into life
There was a time when we would watch a television program and spend ages talking about it the next day. A time when we waited a whole week (or an entire off-season) to find out what happened next. Not so today. Now we can binge-watch an entire series in one hit.
On New Year’s Eve 1999, the word ‘Eternity’ lit up the Sydney Harbour Bridge. It was the calling card of committed Christian Arthur Stace, whose one-word signs were frequently seen around Sydney. With co-author Elizabeth Meyers, Roy Williams has written Stace’s biography, Mr Eternity.
No presents but God’s presence
Six years ago, a series of events threatened to crush Judy and her family, but God was faithful and taught her what’s most important at Christmas time...and beyond.
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Recharging your batteries over summer
Holidays are a time to put your feet up and relax, and time with the kids doesn’t have to be non-stop action, writes Julie Houghton.
Hindsight is a wonderful thing
Once you reach the elite level of any sport, you arrive at a point where the normal distinctions no longer apply. Everyone on the ground is exceptionally talented and gifted, or they wouldn’t be there.