Parenting & relationships

Sin, slavery and addiction

September 12, 2011 | Nicky LockIn response to my last post on pornography addiction, I received this story of pain and redemption from a Christian man in Sydney.

Wounded or lustful

August 29, 2011 | Nicky LockPornography addiction can be extremely difficult to break. How can we help those who are struggling?

Stress or anxiety?

August 15, 2011 | Nicky LockHow to decide whether you are suffering from a normal stressful situation or an anxiety disorder

Small groups and grace

July 31, 2011 | Nicky LockSome thoughts on relating gracefully in small groups.

Fear of intimacy

July 19, 2011 | Nicky LockA young Christian woman complained to me recently 'What is it about young Christian men – why won't they step up. Are they frightened or something?'

The deceitful heart

July 4, 2011 | Nicky LockThe issue of church workers' sexual misconduct is a very sensitive one. How can we prevent the possibility of misconduct in the first place?

Is rescuing someone healthy?

June 19, 2011 | Nicky LockLots of us are determined 'rescuers' – that's what Christians are meant to be, aren't we? But is it the right thing to do?

Kids have no accents

June 15, 2011 | Jenni StoddartApologetics at the supermarket.

Smells like toddler spirit

May 30, 2011 | Jenni StoddartGrowing child disciples.

Our need for a sense of place

May 29, 2011 | Nicky LockHumans have a need for belonging

Grief just Is

May 23, 2011 | Narelle JarrettNo one chooses grief - it just is. It sweeps across us unexpectedly, it catches us by surprise and it refuses to disappear just because we want it to.

Understanding for the divorced

May 16, 2011 | Nicky LockDo churches need to actively care for the divorced?

When the kids have all left home

April 17, 2011 | Nicky LockTransitioning into the 'second half of your marriage'

‘Self talk’ and freedom of choice

April 4, 2011 | Nicky LockAre you consciously exercising freedom of choice in your daily life?

Trauma fatigue

March 21, 2011 | Nicky LockHow are we affected when we are bombarded with footage from many disasters?