Category: Holidays

November 4, 2022
Spending Christmas Alone

Justine Toh considers those who are opting to keep to themselves at Christmas, away from the familiar traditions of time with family and friends. She concludes that there are blessings that connecting with others will always bring. "It’s easy to see the appeal of Christmas alone or with a select group of people with whom […]

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November 1, 2022
Preparing Our Hearts for Christmas

As the season of Advent draws near, Adam Ramsey invites us to slow down amid the consumer frenzy and anticipate the true wonder of Christmas. "As we remember God’s promises fulfilled at Christmas, we are reminded of just how intensely the incarnation of Christ shook the world! The meaning of Christmas goes miles deeper than […]

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October 28, 2022
3 Tips for Sharing Jesus with Others this Christmas

With Christmas only a few weeks away, it is indeed timely that we remind ourselves of the great opportunity this season brings to invite people to our church services and pray that our conversations might witness to the Lord Jesus. Adam Ramsey suggests that we can turn even Santa into a discussion about the gospel. […]

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December 13, 2021
Have Yourself a Conflict-Free Christmas

Christmas with the family may be nice or stressful just thinking about the conversations you know will happen. Even the lead up to Christmas finds colleagues stressed and on the edge. Nelisha gives 'three steps to improving conversational dynamics in your family' that can also be used at work.

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December 7, 2021
The Birth of Jesus

Christmas celebrates the birth of Jesus thousands of years ago. Watch this video based on the written account of someone who knew Jesus.

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November 18, 2021
Advent Devotions: Working Well in a Season of Waiting

Advent season is upon us and with everything that happens in December, it can be difficult to take the time and think about what this means for Christians. Download your free Advent Devotion booklet and reflect on how Advent impacts the way we work.

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May 10, 2021
Life and Faith: Easter, Work and Rest

Easter, work and rest are on topic of discussion for Simon Smart and Justine Toh from the Centre for Public Christianity. As a ‘total work’ culture aching for the 4 days off for Easter, how does recharging contrast with resting. An intriguing conversation about our work culture and need to rest and how that connects […]

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December 23, 2020
Book Review: The Zookeeper's Wife

Diane Ackerman Book Review by Craig Broman What is the book about? The story is set in Poland in the lead up to the second world war. It tracks the growing threat of Nazism and eventual invasion through the eyes of the wife of the keeper of Warsaw’s Zoo. As the German army carries off […]

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