Bible history Down Under claims book prize

Image: SparkLit/Facebook. A book exploring the Bible’s impact on Australian culture has won this year’s 2018 SparkLit Australian Christian Book of the Year.

Lessons from London in renewing church life

Setting big goals, being decisive, valuing diversity and nurturing leaders are key aspects of creating and renewing churches, according to Anglican Bishop of Islington Ric Thorpe.

Race to the bottom

Queensland Senator Fraser Anning used his first speech to the Australian Senate to lament the demise of "our predominantly European identity".

Tongan tonic for Lorne

Rev Sherryl Smith It was a weekend to remember when Lorne Anglican-Uniting Church hosted six Tongan ministers and their partners late last month.

Mental health first aid and acting early

Early intervention is key to supporting congregation members experiencing mental illness, according to an accredited mental health first aid instructor.

The real rewards of ethical investing

Young people are leading the way in demanding higher ethical standards from businesses, UCA Funds Management investors heard at the annual investor briefing.

Orange is the new purple

Wesley College is known for its distinctive purple uniforms, but orange, blue and yellow have recently been seen all over the Elsternwick campus.

Korea talks

The synod’s NextGen reflected on the importance of remembering history as they shared their experiences from their recent contextual learning trip to South Korea with Uniting Church congregations.

August 2018 Crosslight out now

On this month’s Crosslight cover, prayer ribbons adorn the barbed wire fence of the Demilitarised Zone (DMZ) between North and South Korea.

Heart and Seoul

Last month, synod NextGen youth visited South Korea for a contextual learning trip. Tim Lam, who accompanied the group, reports on their journey.