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Keeping it real: The new Christian Hipster

With the proliferation of those perfectly groomed beards and vintage clothes the ‘hipster’ has almost become a euphemism for middle-of-the-road. But there’s a new wave of hipsters and they’re shaking things up.
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The Greatest Showman Is The Wake Up Call That the Church Needs

The Greatest Showman isn’t just a film about circus performers; it is a reflection of a contemporary society divided by pain and injustice, being pulled apart at the seams by those in power.
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Anna McGahan, ‘Feminism is like Gospel to me’

Anna McGahan is a Logie-nominated actress, but she’s driven by a whole lot more than where her next role comes from. She tells ewhat it really means to be a modern Christian woman.
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Peter John, ‘Not many people understand the hours you have to put in when no-one’s watching’

From surf documentaries to music video clips, filmmaker Peter John has worked with some of the world’s most diverse talent for more than 20 years. He tells Jessica Morris why God is his ultimate source of creativity.
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Brooke Prentis: Myth buster

Proud Indigenous Christian Brooke Prentis says racism remains a reality for many, and that’s because the divide between black and white can be a very grey area indeed.
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Stay. Find what you were made for | World Suicide Prevention Day

This World Suicide Prevention Day (September 10), my friends at To Write Love On Her Arms are running a week-long campaign titled, "Stay. Find what you're made for." These words come from my book When Hope Speaks, and I'm honoured that TWLOHA have chosen them as a rallying cry as they tell people across the globe that life is worth living.
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The Shack: Finding the face of God on screen

A man walks into a shack and meets an African-American woman, a Jewish carpenter and an Asian gardener. Far from a bad joke, The Shack is actually changing the way people around the world view religion. Director Stuart Hazeldine tells me more.
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‘Science Mike’ McHargue, ‘Enjoy the struggle and let go of fear’

Self-proclaimed nerd, Florida local Mike McHargue has just released his book Finding God in the Waves. He tells Jessica Morris about being ‘Science Mike’, his hopes for the future of the US and how he reconciled science and faith.
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Hamish and Andy, ‘It feels like we’re friends with everybody’

Comedy duo Hamish and Andy are your typical blokes-next-door. Shining a light in the crass world of comedy, this uber-famous duo is as lovable as they are witty. Andy Lee tells Jessica Morris why friendship is the launch pad for their success.
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Hillsong UNITED, ‘No-one was more surprised than us’

They’ve sold more than 20 million albums, played to crowds of 100,000, and their songs are sung by 50 million people every single Sunday. Technically, Hillsong UNITED should be rock stars, but, as their new film Let Hope Rise documents, this Aussie crew of 11 is anything but.
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