Time to refresh the Soap Box

Consider this article a bit of a ‘taster plate’. There are 16 candidates for ordained ministry within the Synod of Victoria and Tasmania at the moment.

The perils of Pauline

Review by Garth Jones BOOK | THE WHITE QUEEN  |  ONE NATION AND THE POLITICS OF RACE (QUARTERLY ESSAY 65) | DAVID MARR In his seventh Quarterly Essay, The White Queen – One N

Free to believe

Review by Nick Mattiske BOOK | FAITH AND FREEDOM | TERESA FORCADES Faith and freedom may be thought of as opposites by those critical of religion.

Material world

Review by Nick Mattiske BOOK | MATERIALISM | TERRY EAGLETON Terry Eagleton can usually be relied upon for a left-field viewpoint on religion, politics and culture, both in the sens

Synod Snaps – May 2017

The Sipwell faith community celebrated the Easter dawn around a campfire and enjoyed a fish breakfast.

Waiting for gospel – a strategy

‘Pray also for me that whenever I open my mouth, words may be given me so that I will fearlessly make known the mystery of the gospel, for which I am an ambassador in chains.

Breaking points

Review by Penny Mulvey PLAY | THREE LITTLE WORDS | JOANNA MURRAY-SMITH Have you ever experienced a deep visceral response to friends’ news that they are breaking up? Perhaps you h

Hope-filled meditation

Among the many letters Dietrich Bonhoeffer wrote when he was in prison was a poem that was later versified into a hymn.