Celebration and Events


True Romance on Valentine’s Day

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By: Dr Greg Smalley One of my most memorable, or should I say, most humiliating, Valentine’s Day experiences happened in 2014. The chain of events started with an innocent conversation I had with my wife, Erin. (more…)

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Merry Christmas 2018

As we remember the reason for the season we would like to wish all our listeners a wonderful Christmas and a New Year filled with blessings. We serve a great God who loves us and it is good to remember at this time of year how He has given us the greatest gift of all in Jesus. Christmas means celebrating with family and friends the Good News of God reaching down to earth and sending a Saviour. John 1:14 "And the Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us, (and we beheld His glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father,) full of grace and truth." As you ...

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The 12 Aussie Stats of Christmas

By: McCrindle As Christmas approaches, McCrindle has compiled a list of fun stats about Christmas, which include the top three things Aussies are most looking forward to this Christmas, to how many calories Santa will consume on Christmas Eve! (more…)

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10 Easy Traditions That Can Make Christmas Meaningful For Your Family

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By: Dr Justin Coulson Ok. I know. You’re not even sure if you should read this article. Christmas is already busy enough. Non-stop events, too much money spent, and frantic 15 km/h driving on jam-packed roads. Gah! Who wants more to do? (more…)

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The Great Christmas Awakening – The Greatest Revival of All Time

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By: Graham McDonald How could there be such a reduction in problem drinking? Boxing Day 1903 saw 40,000 people in Wales, mainly miners go to Cardiff for a big celebration and many of them ended up all the worse for their drinking as was quite common. (more…)

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Financial Tips for the Christmas Season

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By: Alex Cook It’s hard to believe, but it’s that time of year again! It is a great time where we get to celebrate the birth of our Lord Jesus and remember what he has done for us, as well as spending time with our loved ones. (more…)

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Tis’ the Season He’s the Reason

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By: Sabrina Peters I love the festive season! The lights, the decorations, the tree, the family gatherings and endless supply of Christmas day leftovers. But why do we celebrate? (more…)

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Why I Let My Kids go to Schoolies

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By: Susan Sohn Schoolies is an interesting topic and one that seems to evoke a lot of emotion within parents. To send or not to send, to allow or not seems to be the question for most parents. (more…)

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The One Thing Men Can’t Talk Openly About Yet. But What if We Did?

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By: Sheridan Voysey Last year I took part in a piece for BBC 1’s Breakfast programme. As the cameraman and I were driving to the filming location, he told me a story. (more…)

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Luda’s Operation Christmas Child Shoebox was a Life-Changing Experience

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Above: Luda, an Operation Christmas Child ambassador. By: Clare Bruce For a little girl called Luda, growing up in Ukraine in the 1990s wasn’t easy. The Soviet Union had collapsed and many nations in the region sunk into poverty. (more…)

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