By: Susan Joy | The JOYful Table
Why would I make a homemade “Aussie Spread” recipe? I can hear you say, what about store-bought black spreads? Most of us would be able to sing the TV ad ‘We’re happy little Vegemites, as bright as bright can be, we all enjoy our Vegemite for breakfast, lunch and tea‘.
Continue reading “Aussie Spread Recipe (Vegemite Alternative)”
By: Yvette Cherry
As the Worship Ministry Coordinator in my church, it is often my job to lead the church on Sunday when we sing together. I have been doing this for many years now- maybe 15 or so years, first at night and then in the morning services. Continue reading “Being Scared but Doing It Anyway”
By: Elaine Fraser
Awareness of the divine begins with wonder – Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel
I sit in a café and watch a little girl play with her toys. ‘Wow!’ Her voice is filled with wonder. She’s focused, she’s smiling, and her eyes are filled with amazement. Continue reading “Radical Wonder”
By: Dr Justin Coulson | Happy Families
My wife and I are parents to six daughters.
Yes… six. Yes, we intentionally conceived them. No we weren’t trying for a boy. Yes, we do own a television (which we clearly do not have time to watch.) Continue reading “Stop Stuffing Stuff In: Why Relationships Don’t Work on Efficiency”
By: Jennie Scott
I haven’t always been a runner, and I still don’t think of myself as an athlete. I was 26 years old (and 6 months postpartum) when I ran my first 5k, and I still find it hard to believe I’ve run two marathons. Continue reading “What I Learned Running 1000 Miles Last Year”
By: Sheridan Voysey
Well here it is – my annual list of the best books I read last year, those I endorsed, and all the others worth your time. (Unlike other years I had no books I couldn’t finish, so everything here is worth a look!) I preference good books over new books and that’s reflected in the list, with lots of older titles among the new ones. Continue reading “The Best Books I Read in 2017 (All 30 of Them)”
By: Focus On The Family
Parents of preschoolers can put themselves under a whole lot of pressure, barking out orders and trying to juggle everything under the sun, with the hope their children will turn out right.
But there’s a better way. Tim Sanford offers some simple advice about giving your children a choice and a voice to help them prepare for the future. Continue reading “Giving Your Preschooler a Good Foundation”
By: Sam Chan | Espresso Theology
Over the holidays, my wife and I baked a Tim Tam Cheesecake, not once, not twice, but three times!
(Shout out to Kris who gave me the recipe – see below.) Continue reading “The Tim Tam Cheesecake – Proof That God Loves Us”
By: Movies Change People
Grab your backpack, adventure is calling!
Here are five films that have inspiration in their DNA and will encourage you to dream big, go wild, let go of excuses and in some cases, literally shoot for the stars.
2018 is going to be quite the adventure with these flicks! Continue reading “Embark on a Grand Venture”
By: Susan Joy | The JOYful Table
Lamingtons are such an Australian icon. When my mother made Lamingtons when I was a kid, it was a sign guests were coming. So for Australia Day I decided to create my own healthier version. Continue reading “Australia Day Lamington Cake”