20 results for tag: stephen odoherty


You Will Believe Fake News Just Because It Has A Picture

By: Anne Rinaudo People are more likely to believe a true or false claim if it is paired with a photograph, a researcher from The Australian National University (ANU) has found. Dr Eryn Newman, from the ANU Research School of Psychology, has been finding out how people find truth in a fake-news era. (more…)

Indigenous Bible Opens Door to Faith for Indigenous Australians

By: Anne Rinaudo Above: Rev Lois Nadjamerrek; Jonathan Harris and Hagar Nadjamerrek with the ‘Kunwinjku Shorter Bible’ Imagine if you had never read or heard the message of the Bible in your own language. That is the reality for Australia’s Indigenous community. Although more than half of Indigenous people are Christians, very few have read or heard the Bible in their ‘heart’ language. (more…)

Six Top Tips For Reading To Kids

By: Anne Rinaudo New research from Australian Catholic University finds that HOW you read to kids is very important. Learning Sciences and Teacher Education researcher Dr Ameneh Shahaeian has six tips for parents. Ameneh read a story to Stephen O’Doherty to demonstrate the how best to read a story. (more…)

Genetics, God and the Future of Humanity

By: Anne Rinaudo Dr Denis Alexander from Cambridge University, is a neuroscientist who believes passionately in both the biblical doctrine of creation and the coherence of evolutionary theory. He was recently in Australia to deliver the 2018 New College Lectures, "Genetics: God and the Future of Humanity". This year marks the 25th year of the New College Lectures. (more…)

A Practical Guide to Creating a Wildlife-Friendly Garden

By: Anne Rinaudo In her book, Habitat – A practical guide to creating a wildlife friendly Australian Garden AB Bishop shares a wealth of advice and information, including how to build places for all sorts of animals to congregate. There are even step by step guides to building an insect hotel and a bee apartment block. (more…)

The President Will See You Now – A Memoir

By: Anne Rinaudo President Ronald Reagan chose Peggy Grande to work at his side for 10 years, and together they created a powerful partnership. Serving as his post-presidency Executive Assistant, Peggy had a front row seat to history and got to know Ronald Reagan the man, not just the president. (more…)

Getting a Job on Newstart Is Harder than You Think

By: Anne Rinaudo A majority of people on Newstart are being systematically excluded from paid employment, a recent report has found. The report by the Australian Council of Social Services (ACOSS) and Jobs Australia has found that getting a job while on Newstart is harder than people think. (more…)

Micah Womens Delegation Advocates For Global Issues

By: Anne Rinaudo Women leaders from across the denominations of Australia’s churches and Christian organisations came together late last month for a historic visit to Canberra. They were advocating for policies of justice and care for the world’s poor. (more…)

How to Flourish at Work

By: Stephen O'Doherty Why do we work? Ask around and you are likely to encounter more than a few strange, quizzical looks. Why would any sensible person even ask that question? We just have to, right? And to flourish at work, well that’s a nice idea, but… (more…)

My Health Record – Opt In or Opt Out? The Pros and Cons

By: Anne Rinaudo The opt out period for the My Health Record system will end on November 15. My Health Record is a Federal government initiative that aggregates all of your health data in one place. It has actually been operating for six years on an opt in basis and has about six million users. (more…)