Category: Faith

When you’re struggling financially

It doesn’t matter who we are or where we live, at some point, you can find yourself in a place of struggling financially. Our CEO, John Marks, shares with us the tough times…. I remember a time in my life when we didn’t have the money to buy the food we needed for dinner. Now, a lot of people around the world live like that. But for us, in the comfortable, affluent west – it was a complete shock.  I’d never been confronted by that terrible reality before. And it rocked me to my core. Have you ever been...

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Hanging out with Lee Strobel

Atheist-turned-Christian Lee Strobel is the former award-winning legal editor of The Chicago Tribune and best-selling author of more than twenty books. His classic, The Case for Christ, is a perennial favourite which details his conversion to Christianity. His recent release, The Case for Grace, just won the 2016 Nonfiction Book of the Year from the EPCA. For the last twenty-five years, his life’s work has been to share the evidence that supports the truth and claims of Christianity and to equip believers to share their faith with the people they know and love.* Rhema FM Newcastle’s Wayne Hindson had a chat with him about...

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The famous ANZAC hero you’ve never heard of

It’s the time of the year when Australians, again, turn their thoughts to the sacrifices made by young men and women in theatres of war. We pause on ANZAC Day, to remember the fallen, the heroic and the ordinary service men and women who served their country in battles far from home. But it was not always those that carried weapons that bravely served their country. The stories of battles-past are also filled with the bravery and sacrifice of non-combatants – nurses, doctors, field-ambulance medics and… chaplains. Major William McKenzie was a Salvation Army Officer whose first posting was...

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