Laid low for Lent

We are in the season of Lent. From childhood we were encouraged to give something up to enable us to reflect on the sacrifice of Jesus. People fast or give up red meat on Fridays.

For the slave is his money

REVIEW BY MARK ZIRNSAK BOOK | HUMAN TRAFFICKING, THE BIBLE AND THE CHURCH  | MARION L S CARSON THIS book has two sections.

New reality of reconciliation

Language carries layers of meaning and shapes our imaginations. ‘Ash Wednesday’ in Australia calls to mind the bushfire season.

When things get messy

Friday Forum Your views on the news One Nation it seems is growing in respectability.

Tails of hope and despair

FILM | A STREET CAT NAMED BOB | PG Review by BARBARA ALLEN Loosely based on James Bowen’s 2012 autobiography, A Street Cat Named Bob, this movie is about the relationship between a

Removing the labels of faith

By Semisi Kailahi One thing that young people of different faiths often have in common is a concern over how religious labels define and limit the way that others see them.

Espousing the love of God

Valentine’s Day came two days early to Western Heights Uniting Church this year, with the local minister demonstrating the love of God in the most profoundly personal manner by let