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Soul Food

Food for thought and soul including observations and reflective opinion pieces on current issues.

Simon Barnett

Sensitive new age bloke

5 Sep | 2014

Simon Barnett is every bit the carey-sharey guy that listeners love to laugh with on his popular nationwide radio show.

a boy and a girl wearing shades

The F Word

29 Aug | 2014

We’re talking about that naughty word ‘feminism,’ of course. Now, I’m not a feminist, but …

a cat asleep on a cushion

Death, Dylan and a cat named Oscar

25 Aug | 2014

Jeremy Suisted asks what Oscar the cat can teach us about dealing with death, and living with life.

Russell Crowe in Gladiator

Are you not entertained?

25 Aug | 2014

In the movie Gladiator, Russell Crowe plays Maximus Meridius who is sold into slavery as a gladiator.

Imperfectly perfect faith - Part 3

18 Aug | 2014

The greatness of our faith is not measured by great successes, but in our so-called ‘failures’, reflects Darren Elkington, in the final of his three-part series.

some people looking quizzical

Imperfectly perfect faith-Part 2

4 Aug | 2014

Darren Elkington examines stories from the New Testament gospels and finds there is no formula for faith—only a powerful God.

author Matthew Vine

God and the gay Christian

25 Jul | 2014

Harold Hill opens the pages of Matthew Vines’ defence of gay Christianity.

TV journalist and producer Tim Wilson

The media is not the enemy

24 Jul | 2014

Media Prayer Day, organised by the Christian Broadcasting Association, is on 10 August. It’s simply a chance for Christians to come together as individuals and communities of faith, to pray for our media.

some people looking quizzical

Imperfectly perfect faith

17 Jul | 2014

The New Testament reveals a God who perseveres with us regardless of our wavering faith, says Darren Elkington. It’s not about our efforts, but about God’s true perfection.