A place to remember

A memorial service for truck drivers who lost their lives on the job was recently held at the Alexandra Truck, Rod and Ute Show.

Cooking for a cause

As spring approaches, BBQs across Australia will fire up for a good cause when the Frontier Services Great Outback BBQ begins in September.

Leaders of faith

In God They Trust? By Roy Williams Review by Emmet O’Cuana The cover design for the hardback edition of this collection of historical profiles carries an ominous hint for what lies within.

Discipleship – a call into suffering?

The Uniting Church Studies Program is offered annually by the Centre for Theology and Ministry as an intensive program. It explores the history, theology, polity and priorities of the Uniting Church.

Pennies from heaven

How much good could you do with $100? Rather than a hypothetical question, this became a challenge for the members of Ringwood Uniting Church recently.

Calling all amateur sleuths

The Victorian Inter-Church Gambling Taskforce is seeking would-be Miss Marples or Sherlock Holmes to visit pokie venues and tell the Taskforce about how the venues are making cash readily available to gamblers.

Faith leaders turn the heat up on climate policy

Jacqui Remond (Spokesperson for Archbishop Philip Wilson), Rev Dr Brian Brown (Uniting Church Synod NSW/ACT), Prof Nihal Agar (Hindu Council), Graeme Lyall (Amitabha Buddhist Assoc.

You count

As well as responding to requests to support various exciting events around the Church, I sometimes get to initiate projects that I think are important.

Wisdom’s Feast – honey for the soul

By Penny Mulvey New Testament scholar, prolific author and former Bishop of Durham, Professor NT Wright (pictured), presented the JD Northey Lectures at Wisdom’s Feast last month.

Journaling in Palestine

By Tony and Jenny Duncan In the week before Palm Sunday this year, Rev Tony Duncan and his wife Jenny travelled to Palestine.