Mar 29

Star-studded concert to launch EAA Ukraine Appeal

UPDATE April 4: On Wednesday March 28, there was a special Concert for Ukraine, starring Ed Sheeran, Camila Cabello, Snow Patrol and more. If you missed the concert, you can catch up on ABC iView here. This will be available until April 29. All donations raised from the concert will …

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May 17

Bhagwati’s Amazing Story

In a small hillside village in western Nepal, Bhagwati kneels beside the fire and warms her hands in front of red-hot coals. As she prepares breakfast for her two children, the sun creeps above the fog – its warm glow beginning to heat the chilled air. On the menu this …

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Nov 20

“A time to share”: How to organise a Christmas Tree Fundraiser

“Christmas time is a time to share!” says Kylie Jensen, year 5 teacher at Northpine Christian College in Queensland. “Sadly, many children each Christmas not only miss out on a gift, but also go without food.” This sad reality of poverty and hardship was what compelled Kylie to organise a Christmas Tree fundraiser …

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Jun 19

Don’t show me the money, show me the truth

As Christians, our task is to be light in the darkest places. We do all that we do in service to our great God. We do it in His strength and we trust in His provision. We love people and we long to see them living full and purposeful lives. …

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Jan 11

Syria: a new year, a continuing crisis

As we wind up celebrations for one of the most significant events on the Christian calendar, Syria – the Cradle of Christianity – enters the sixth year of a conflict that has caused profound human suffering and horrific destruction. In a population of 21.4 million people, 13.5 million require humanitarian assistance, 4.9 …

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Feb 29

Fiji: Navesau Teacher can still manage a smile

“At least I have free air conditioning now.” Talk about looking on the bright side. John is a teacher from Navesau on Viti Levu, Fiji’s main island. During the wild winds of Cyclone Winston, he lost his house. Not quite all of it, admittedly. Three of the four walls still …

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Feb 23

Fiji: Family now sleeping in their car

“This is my first time to experience such a devastating hurricane. It was very devastating and very frightening.” Kalisito and his wife Francis came home from church with their four daughters on Saturday afternoon, and quite literally walked into one of the largest recorded cyclones in the southern hemisphere. The …

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Feb 21

Fiji in the dark following Winston

Twenty-four hours after Cyclone Winston smashed Fiji the full picture of the destruction remains unknown. Power, water, communication, roads and other vital infrastructure remain cut and many parts of the country, including the regions likely hardest hit by the Category 5 storm, are uncontactable. The official death toll has risen to …

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Dec 04

Riding high for girls to Blossom

Bonnells Bay (NSW) Mother and son team Louise and Nat Ginn are all set to ride a gruelling 1,000 kilometres over 10 days to raise $100,000 for the Blossom Project. Their epic journey will begin on Monday 14th December and take them from Sydney to the peaks of Mt Kosciusko …

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Nov 10

All I Want for Christmas

I can still remember the disappointment. It was Christmas time and I must have been about eight years old. Like every other kid my age I’d been counting down the day until I could finally unwrap my stack of presents. The night before, I was so excited that I could …

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