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Blessings from a Bike, Break & Brace

A couple of months ago I came off my motorbike. I know what you’re thinking—first Lauren, then me? What’s with these Vision180 girls having accidents, anyway? Well, I tore my ACL ligament from my tibia bone breaking it off with a beautiful little piece still attached. It was a very unspectacular crash, I cleared the…

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Playing God’s Game: Marnus Labuschagne

Just by walking onto the cricket pitch, Marnus Labuschagne is sharing his faith. The 23-year-old, who plays for Queensland as well as the Brisbane Heat, always has Bible verses written on his shoes. And on the bottom of his bat, the number 40:31, a reference to his favourite verse from Isaiah. ‘But those who hope…

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He Has No Claim

Studying European history can be both fascinating and frustrating. The history of the continent is filled with claims, and counterclaims as one person after another sought to prove himself the legitimate heir to one of its many kingdoms. I once found a similar concept of ‘claiming’ in the Bible and it struck me as one…

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Fasting From Dr Who: My Month Without Science Fiction

Almost one year ago, I was a very different kind of person. Science fiction television programmes and movies obsessed me. I was a self-professed Star Trek, Star Wars and Doctor Who fanatic. The Bible was a second or third priority and my relationship with God was taking a toll. My parents had mentioned my obsessions…

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Forgotten

When I was young—very young—I remember being in the supermarket with my mum. I was four years old and felt like a dwarf in the land of giants! Being the inquisitive young lass that I still am today, I wandered off to explore the fruit-and-veg section. Moments later, I realised I was completely lost. No…

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God, Skateboards and Making the Best of a Theft

Lauren interviews Kate from Kippy Skateboards Pretty pumped, this is a bit of an ‘insta-dream’ conversation happening, because I follow you on insta and your page is full of living-the-dream photos… It’s pretty awesome. But for those who haven’t stalked you on Instagram like I have, what exactly is Kippy Skateboards? Kippy Skateboards is the…

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A New Year, A Clean Slate

‘For as high as the heavens are above the earth, so great is His lovingkindness toward those who fear Him. As far as the east is from the west, so far has He removed our transgressions from us. Just as a father has compassion on his children, so the Lord has compassion on those who…

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Flying Free: The Adventure of Faith

My feet have just landed back on Australian soil; jetlag is still heavy in my eyelids. What an adventure to travel to America with my family (including our active one-year-old toddler!). This was my third time recording in Nashville, and each time I’ve seen God move in incredible ways to make it possible for this…

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Jesus Isn’t Threatened By Your Christmas Gifts

Christmas is fast approaching and, not surprisingly, my kids are looking forward to seeing what’s under the tree. The girls, at least, are still young enough that they are waiting with bated breath to learn what treasures they’ll be receiving. I love this. I enjoy their anticipation and am excited to experience their joy as…

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Bursting With Health

16 and pregnant. The sort of thing you never really expect to happen. But that’s exactly the situation I found myself in. All of a sudden my life felt like it was over. I had an amazing upbringing. We lived in a small country town and our home, while chaotic and noisy, was full of…

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Blessings from a Bike, Break & Brace

A couple of months ago I came off my motorbike. I know what you’re thinking—first Lauren, then me? What’s with these Vision180 girls having accidents, anyway? Well, I tore my ACL ligament from my tibia bone breaking it off with a beautiful little piece still attached. It was a very unspectacular crash, I cleared the…

Playing God’s Game: Marnus Labuschagne

Just by walking onto the cricket pitch, Marnus Labuschagne is sharing his faith. The 23-year-old, who plays for Queensland as well as the Brisbane Heat, always has Bible verses written on his shoes. And on the bottom of his bat, the number 40:31, a reference to his favourite verse from Isaiah. ‘But those who hope…

He Has No Claim

Studying European history can be both fascinating and frustrating. The history of the continent is filled with claims, and counterclaims as one person after another sought to prove himself the legitimate heir to one of its many kingdoms. I once found a similar concept of ‘claiming’ in the Bible and it struck me as one…

Fasting From Dr Who: My Month Without Science Fiction

Almost one year ago, I was a very different kind of person. Science fiction television programmes and movies obsessed me. I was a self-professed Star Trek, Star Wars and Doctor Who fanatic. The Bible was a second or third priority and my relationship with God was taking a toll. My parents had mentioned my obsessions…

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