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Hello everyone, my name is Joshua Andre and I live in Sydney, Australia. I'm a feature news reporter, article writer, reviewer and interviewer for Inspired Entertainment, covering worship/pop music. My favourite Christian artists are Newsboys, Natalie Grant, Third Day, Switchfoot, Kari Jobe, Building 429, Sanctus Real, Britt Nicole and Matthew West. My hobbies include watching cricket, spending time with friends, cooking, and reading. My favourite TV shows include One Tree Hill, Monk, Psych, Parenthood, Castle, Life On Mars, Once Upon a Time, Suits, The Newsroom and Person Of Interest. I am also a member of the sound production team at my local church, GracePoint Christian Church. I used to review for Christian Music Zine, and I am also a volunteer at Mission Australia, helping out with their policies, procedures in the internal audit department

Message Mondays: Building Up Our Kingdoms (Casting Crowns’ “American Dream”)

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Welcome to another Message Mondays post (which was originally going to be a Throwback Tuesdays post- funny how God works and what He puts in your heart when you’re typing away!); this week we are delving into the topic of consumerism, trying to build our own kingdoms up, and what the Bible says about that (as a continuation of the TV show review of Selfie, which was about a young woman obsessed with improving her image for self-gain). I’ll also be linking that topic to probably one of the most confronting CCM songs over the past decade- “American Dream” by CCM/pop/rock 7-piece band Casting Crowns.

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Sunday News Roundup (25th-31st August 2014)

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Here’s the next instalment of “Sunday News Roundup”, this time from the 25th to the 31st August. Enjoy reading the scoop on the latest news!

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Top 10 ___: Top Ten Superheroes!

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Welcome to the latest instalment of our most recent blog series Top Tens, which is posting every Sunday, Australian time. Last week I shared my top 10 must do activities to undertake in Australia; this week I will talk about my top 10 favourite superheroes.

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Worship Wednesdays: Matt Redman’s “Modern Hymn” And Most Popular Hit!

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After a brief hiatus, we are back with Worship Wednesdays. This week, we are delving into one of my favourite worship songs of late, the radio friendly smash hit “10 000 Reasons”. This was the song that made Matt Redman famous in the U.S. (well, famous enough for him to feature on a WOW Hits album), and is the song that I am sure will be elevated to hymn status in a few years.

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