October 2006

  • Professor Ian Frazer: Australian of the Year 2006

    Professor Ian Frazer: Australian of the Year 2006

    Liliana Munoz interviews a tall doctor-scientist with a strong Scottish accent-Australian of the Year 2006, Professor Ian Frazer.

  • The Good Life

    The Good Life

    Fame and fortune, designer clothes, fast cars and big houses. Gizmos and gadgets to make your life more fulfilling. Jay Till shows what we should really be striving for.

  • Family Feuds: What can you do about them?

    Family Feuds: What can you do about them?

    It's been said that all is fair in love and war. Oneta Dernelle explores the existence of both in families and suggests ways to move beyond fairness.

  • Learning from the Bounty

    Learning from the Bounty

    We all like sheep have gone astray. Robert Wolfgramm retells the story of the Bounty mutiny and draws some challenging parallels.

  • Six Ways to Supercharge Your Health

    Six Ways to Supercharge Your Health

    We all want to be healthy. Andrew Cate reviews six studies that teach us about healthy living. Why not take one idea and run with it?

  • What a Difference a Day Makes

    What a Difference a Day Makes

    How would you feel if everyone said "Happy birthday!" to you a day late each year? Graeme Loftus explores the importance of celebrating Sabbath on time.

  • Seeing Red or Blue

    Seeing Red or Blue

    From our earliest days on the playground we have been choosing sides. Glenis Lindley explores the human compulsion to align ourselves with a group and stick by them through thick and thin.

  • A Leap of Faith

    A Leap of Faith

    What are you afraid of? Julie Anne Hokin tells her story of conquering her fear of heights!

  • Just Say NO!

    Just Say NO!

    Ever wondered why it's so hard to say no to advertising? Christine Miles investigates the theory behind the sales pitch.

  • Mystery of the Flying Saucers

    Mystery of the Flying Saucers

    It's a bird! It's a plane! No, it's ... something else. Robert Wearner explores sightings of unidentified flying objects and considers the message they have for us.

  • I Could be Mistaken

    I Could be Mistaken

    Everybody makes mistakes. Kim Peckham offers his mistakeridden life as an illustration.

  • The People of God

    The People of God

    Our Western world is embroiled in an epidemic of individualism. Samir Selmanovic sees in the nature of God and God's creation the power and neccessity of community.

  • Kingdom Living

    Kingdom Living

    We live in a world that has largely forgotten the God of the Bible.

  • Bread of Life

    Bread of Life

    In recent times, with our carb-obsessed culture, bread has received a lot of bad press, despite being a nourishing staple in many countries for centuries. The truth is not all carbs are bad. Wholegrains are required for good health and wellbeing.

  • Baby Blues

    Baby Blues

    My baby is eight months old and although I enjoy being at home with her, she is very clingy and I feel trapped most days.

  • Soy


    Soya beans are probably the most nutritionally valuable vegetable

  • Our Times: October 2006

    Our Times: October 2006

    With each exploration beyond previous borders, we find more and more reason to believe there is indeed a cosmic and personal Designer.