This article in Melbourne’s Age newspaper caught my eye. It’s an interview with Claire Shipman and Katty Kay authors of a book called The Confidence Code: The Science and Art of Self-Assurance – What Women Should Know. Part of the article deals with what they describe as a “system we’ve all set up is one …

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In this video Thang Bwee of the Evangelical Reformed Church of Myanmar speaks about heart surgery he underwent (sponsored by Presbyterians in Australia), the 25th anniversary of the denomination, and the general situation of his work and ministry. Originally posted by the Australian Presbyterian World Mission.

The late Celia Lashlie worked in prisons, schools and communities to encourage young men to reach their full potential. A New Zealander, she authored books on the subject of helping boys grow to become men. Last Friday was a repeat of an hour-long interview conducted by Richard Fidler as part of his ABC radio Conversations …

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Another helpful interview posted by St Helen’s Bishopsgate, this time with Kanishka Raffel from Perth, Western Australia. The theme is not losing heart as we preach the Gospel. Conducted in an interview style, Kanishka models a very winsome and engaging expositional style as he opens 2 Corinthians 4 to show the reasons for being encouraged …

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This month’s Preaching Matters video features William Taylor speaking about remedies for poor preaching. The poorest preaching is that which purports to be biblical but instead is really our own thoughts draped over a biblical text. It is doubly poor because it does not tell people the author’s purpose in writing the text, and then …

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Kimbra Johnson is the delicate, yet firm, female vocalist who features on Gotye’s song Somebody That I Used To Know. She performs simply as Kimbra. Melbourne’s The Age newspaper currently has a feature article about her posted on their website. The following paragraph mentions Kimbra’s spiritual interests and mentions Tim Keller. But if those expectations …

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