Parenting & relationships

Bullying and your child

March 17, 2011 | Catriona CorbettBullying is a difficult topic to talk about but frank discussion is needed.

Can Christians be too nice to each other?

March 6, 2011 | Nicky LockCan we damage relationships by caring too much?

Are they the one for me?

February 20, 2011 | Nicky LockFeeling confident about your choice of life partner

Spare the Rod?

February 20, 2011 | Tony WillisIn this extract from their new book, Let's Talk About Parenting, Tony and Judy Willis argue that physical punishment should play a much smaller part in the discipline of our children.

Meditating on meditation

February 6, 2011 | Nicky LockShould children be taught meditation?

O father, where art thou?

January 30, 2011 | Catriona CorbettDo you have an unhealthy work life?

Giving gifts at Christmas really can make us happy!

December 5, 2010 | Nicky LockIt is easy to dismiss the whole idea of happiness as a worldly construct and one we should ignore. But that is not what we learn from scripture.

Cross cultural relationships

November 21, 2010 | Nicky LockHow to address differences in our relationships.

Submission in practice

November 7, 2010 | Nicky LockI am genuinely curious to understand the ways in which Christian couples are seeking to follow Biblical patterns in their marriages which reflect the 'household codes' applied in our present day setting.

Encouraging the youngest amongst us

October 31, 2010 | Catriona CorbettAruna Gonsalvez considers how to encourage our children in their relationships with God.

Halloween: A Christian perspective

October 18, 2010 | Catriona CorbettDoes Halloween warrant all the fuss? Is there a way for Christians to get in on the party?

When is enough, ‘enough’?

October 11, 2010 | Nicky LockIs there a right time to get a divorce?

Children and politics

October 3, 2010 | Catriona CorbettDo we have the knowledge to teach our children about politics?

Help - we’ve got problems!

September 27, 2010 | Nicky LockOne of the questions I often field from friends and acquaintances is 'can you recommend someone to see for counselling?' often followed up by 'are they Christian?'

Mental bullying and the verbally-abusive relationship

August 15, 2010 | Nicky LockWatching the ABC's Criminal Justice program last night reminded me of some of my clients...