Library

16
Jan

The Big Picture

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Bestselling author and social commentator Bernard Salt tackles hundreds of questions currently facing Australia. Witty, wide-ranging and down-to-earth, according to reviewers, this is a landmark vision for a nation and its people in the early decades of the 21st century. Title The big picture Subtitle: Life, work and relationships in the 21st century Author: Bernard […]

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09
Jan

Can Man Live Without God

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In this brilliant and compelling defence of his faith, Ravi Zacharias shows how affirming the reality of God’s existence matters urgently in our everyday lives. According to Zacharias, how you answer the questions of God’s existence will impact your relationship with others, your commitment to integrity, your attitude toward morality, and your perception of truth. […]

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09
Jan

How People Grow

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All growth is spiritual growth. Authors Drs. Cloud and Townsend unlock age-old keys to grow from Scripture to help people resolve issues of relationships, maturity, emotional problems, and overall spiritual growth. They shatter popular misconceptions about how God operates and show that growth is not about self-actualisation, but about God’s sanctification. Title: How people grow […]

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03
Jan

Reaching for the Invisible God

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Reaching for the Invisible God offers deep, satisfying insights to the questions you are sometimes afraid to ask. Honest and deeply personal, here is straight talk on Christian living for the reader who wants more than pat answers to life’s imponderables. Ultimately, Yancey shifts the focus from your questions to the One who offers himself […]

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06
Oct

The Prime Minister – NSLF 2016

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Introduced by Scott Morrison, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull talks about how leadership and service begins in the home. Turnbull talks about living your values, not just in public, but at home, with your family, and with yourself as a person. He looks at being comfortable in your own skin, and how at the core of […]

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15
Sep

The Vulnerability Hangover

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The Vulnerability Hangover by Jess Bellingham If you have ever had any involvement in the Forum, chances are you have also experienced what we interns like to call the ‘vulnerability hangover’. Unlike a regular hangover, the vulnerability hangover has nothing to do with mixing drinks, lack of hydration and flashbacks to dancing on the table. […]

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03
May

The biggest predictor of career success

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Whether it’s the creative value of diversity, the importance of relationships, or the significance of using our energies to give back to others- Rich Hirst takes a professional look at how these qualities, which are so foundational to our Forum message, can also be predictors for career success. According to multiple, peer-reviewed studies is being […]

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19
Apr

Where True Power Lies

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Jon Owen has spoken at the Forum several times and is actively engaged with his wife Lisa and family with Urban Neighbours of Hope. We are grateful to be able to share some of his thoughts as he lives and works with friends in his local community at Bidwell in Western Sydney. I witnessed a […]

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12
Apr

Words that Matter- Dr Steven Garber

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Our vocations grow out of our beliefs about the way things are, about what matters and what doesn’t matter; what we do with life is born out of our commitments about the meaning of life. In his article ‘Words that Matter’, Dr. Steven Garber discusses the place of words and language in shaping culture and […]

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06
Apr

Presidential Address – 2016 National Prayer Breakfast

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A unique and significant part of NSLF each year is hearing from our political leaders about how their faith and values inform their approach to leadership and impact their lives more broadly. Although in a different context, we thought our Forum Alumni might be interested to hear US President Barack Obama reflect on these topics […]

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