18 results for tag: christmas


Enjoying Downtime Without Experiencing a Downturn

By: Michael McQueen As we draw to the end of another year, if you’re anything like me you’re looking forward to downing tools, closing up the laptop and switching off from all things work. (more…)

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 celebrate today, may you reflect on the true message of Christmas.  

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…)

10 Easy Traditions That Can Make Christmas Meaningful For Your Family

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…)

The Great Christmas Awakening – The Greatest Revival of All Time

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…)

Financial Tips for the Christmas Season

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…)

Maria’s Recipes: Christmas Panzanella

I say ‘Christmas’ because of the red and green in this salad. I love a Panzanella, being a tomato bread salad and I don’t mean soggy bread – more like big croutons that drink in the flavours of your ingredients while most of the crunch and chewiness is retained.

Tis’ the Season He’s the Reason

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…)

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

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…)

School Holidays the Perfect Time to Pack Your Christmas Shoebox for a Child Overseas

By: Hope Media It’s that time of year again: time to take a special shopping trip, pack a shoebox of Christmas gifts for a child in a developing nation, in preparation for Operation Christmas Child. (more…)