Healing the broken parts of us

Hugo Weaving and Don Hany with Healing co-stars mark Leonard Winter and Xavier Samuel How does someone move on after doing something horrible to another person, or even ending a person’s life? How does someone rebuild a

A win for women

Wadjda (PG) Wadjda is the first feature film shot entirely in Saudi Arabia, a country where cinemas are not permitted. Director Haifaa Al Mansour is also the nation’s first female filmmaker.

The art of story

                                  At a one-day event at the Centre for Theology and Ministry (CTM) in late 2012, writer, storyteller a

Stacks of fun for a serious cause

Pancakes have never been so good, in every sense. Students Charlotte Flavell, Kiera Marks and Haley Moss (pictured) enjoyed a sweet treat on Pancake Day last year at Leopold Primary School.

FX faith

Ben Edson Churches can get stuck in doing things ‘the old way’ simply because that’s how it’s always been done.

The multi-talented face of multi-faith

In December, three poets of different faiths entertained and challenged synod staff over a special lunch to celebrate diversity through Slam Poetry.

Tongan students sing from the soul

In July last year, the chapel at the Melbourne synod office filled with the sounds of young Tongan voices singing in harmony.

Sammy makes something from nothing

Redemption and renewal are at the heart of the Christian story. Creating something good from what seems worthless or unsalvageable. Building from the ashes, redeeming the scraps and the ‘waste’ of the world.