Spirit of giving

TIM LAM From a mobile ministry in Outback Victoria to a community hub on the Mornington Peninsula, Uniting Church congregations are involved in a variety of projects that live out the Church’s mission.

Protests at Parliament House

Refugee advocates have returned to Parliament House for a second day of protests against the government’s treatment of people seeking asylum.

Many Voices – December 2016

Many Voices is the newsletter of the synod’s Intercultural Unit. You can read the December 2016 edition here.

Conventionally inspired youth

TIM LAM NCYC is a familiar acronym to many who have grown up in the Uniting Church. Since 1955, the National Christian Youth Convention has been a central event on the UCA youth calendar.

Battle with blasphemy

REVIEW BY TIM LAM BOOK | BLASPHEMY: THE TRUE HEART-BREAKING STORY OF THE WOMAN SENTENCED TO DEATH OVER A CUP OF WATER | ASIA BIBI Pakistani Christian woman Asia Bibi has been languishing on death row for the past seven y

Donkey tales

TIM LAM The humble donkey is an iconic animal in many religious traditions. Jesus entered into Jerusalem on the back of a donkey, a symbol of peace.

Challenging stereotypes

Review by TIM LAM BOOK | WHEN MICHAEL MET MINA | RANDA ABDEL-FATTAH What happens when a teenager from an anti-immigration family meets a young Afghan refugee? That is the premise of Randa Abdel-Fattah’s latest young adul

Going home through a firing zone

TIM LAM The Holy Land is a place of spiritual significance for the world’s three monotheistic religions – Judaism, Christianity and Islam. It is also one of the most volatile locations in the world.