New York stories

Brandon Stanton, creator of the famous 'Humans of New York' social media sites, hit Melbourne last month to a full house.

All you need is Paul

ROS MARSDEN Perhaps it’s wrong to write about worship beyond the context of God in a church publication, but for those of us lucky enough to witness Sir Paul McCartney last night at Melbourne’s AAMI Park, we bowed befor

Weight of world

Ros Marsden reviews the SBS documentary The Obesity Myth, which follows patients participating in a weight-loss program.

Man with a vision

ROS MARSDEN The Victorian and Tasmanian Synod has called Rev David Withers as strategic framework minister to join the team implementing the Church’s renewed vision of spiritual and strategic discernment.

Timeless tale

Film |The Jungle Book |PG Review by ROS MARSDEN Keen to “forget your worries and your strife”? Then treat yourself to a night at the cinema to see the 2016 version of Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book.

In the service of others

ROS MARSDEN When the team at Crosslight read the results of the survey our readers completed at the end of 2015, we were moved by the nature and diversity of volunteering that everyone accomplishes.

Cuts to rural health funding

Credit – Penny Mulvey Rev David Thompson, administration minister for the Uniting Church’s Presbytery of Western Victoria has written to Sussan Ley, Minister for Health and Fiona Nash, Minister for Rural Health to 

Lent ideas

Are you still dusting off the last of the Christmas decorations? Or finishing that final slice of Yuletide cake? We don’t wish to alarm you but next week is the start of Lent, with Ash Wednesday falling next Wednesday 10

Tweeting God

If reports are correct, today Pope Francis is expected to meet Eric Schmidt, the former CEO of Google and Jared Cohen, current head of Google Ideas.

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