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A career journalist, David has written for national news publications in both Australia and the United Kingdom. Married to Linda with two wonderful children - Kyle and Clare.

WOW! COFFEE GROUNDS HELPING TO POWER BUSES IN LONDON

London's buses will be partly powered by a biofuel made from waste coffee grounds, it has been revealed.

In a statement released this week, Shell and clean technology company bio-beanhave announced that a biofuel containing a 20 per cent bio-component made up partly of coffee oil is...

BOOKS: POWERFUL TESTIMONIES OF GOD'S REDEMPTIVE WORK

Lois Thompson
Hope in Cancer, Death and Grief: One More Hurdle to Jump
Ark House Press, Mona Vale, NSW, 2017
ISBN-13: 978-0992572679

Hope in Cancer

The revised, second edition of a book first written several years ago, Hope in Cancer, Death and Grieftells Queenslander Lois...

APPS: A GUIDE TO THE REFORMATION - IN SWITZERLAND

R-City Guide

Swiss Reformation Cities

As Christians around the world mark 500 years since Martin Luther published his 95 Theses, much of the attention, naturally enough, has been on Germany and the events that took place there.This app, launched by the Federation of Swiss Protestant...

STRANGESIGHTS: SYDNEY'S FERRY MCFERRYFACE (YAWN?); GET DANCING IN NYC; AND, RECORD NUMBER OF NESSIE SIGHTINGS...

Remember the unsuccessful campaign to name a British polar research vessel Boaty McBoatface (the name was eventually used for a boat on the ship which was named the RRS Sir David Attenborough)? The New South Wales State Government has reportedlyannounced that it will name a new Sydney...

CHURCH LIFE: AUSTRALIAN CHRISTIANS THINK ENVIRONMENTAL CARE A "RESPONSIBILITY" BUT NOT MANY HEAR IT PREACHED

More than 90 per cent of Australian churchgoers believe Christians have a responsibility to actively care for the environment while more than half say they feel a “moral duty” to do something about climate change.

The findings - among preliminary results from Australia’s latest National Church Life Survey...

ON THE SCREEN: 'MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS' REMAKE TAPS INTO THE THEATRE

Murder on the Orient Express (M)

In a Word: Theatrical

Murder on the Orient Express

Kenneth Branagh stars as Belgian detective Hercule Poirot in Murder on the Orient Express.

"There's a sense of the theatrical about this film - well, it is directed by Sir Kenneth...

STRANGESIGHTS: ICY ROCK NEEDS A NEW NAME; A PLETHORA OF RECORDS; AND, A BABY THAT'S TURNING HEADS...

New Horizons world

Artist's concept of NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft flying by 2014 MU69 on 1st January, 2019. PICTURE NASA/JHUAPL/SwRI/Carlos Hernandez

It's formally known as '(486958) 2014 MU69' but NASA is turning to the public for help in giving this icy world at the edge of...

THE INTERVIEW: MICK POPE, CLIMATE SCIENTIST

Dr Mick Pope, based in Melbourne, is a climate change scientist, university lecturer and eco-theologian. The 48-year-old speaks about his hopes for the COP23 talks in Bonn, how the church is engaging with the issue and the message in his latest book, A Climate of Justice: Loving Your Neighbour...

A VOICE FOR JUSTICE: HOW GOD LED HONG KONG LAWYER PATRICIA HO TO FIGHT FOR THE VULNERABLE

Hong Kong-based human rights lawyer Patricia Ho had always imagined serving God meant becoming a missionary and heading off to foreign lands.

Struggling with boredom as she was completing her law studies as a young woman in London, she was desperately looking for what it was God wanted...

CASTING THE NET: MONERGISM

Monergism

Monergism website

A curated directory of "Reformed theology" (the website describes itself as the largest such directory in the world), Monergism's goal is to promote the idea of salvation by Christ alone.In fact, its very name promotes that idea - 'mono', meaning one, ...