As you read this, you will have travelled the journey of Lent, felt the grief of Jesus’ death on the cross, and joined with others to celebrate that Christ has risen, the cornerstone of Christian hope.
By Penny Mulvey
What happens to those who, due to particular circumstances, are faced with having to make unacceptable decisions; choices which in normal life are not just illegal, but shocking, deeply offensive, and from which most of us would revile?...
The Synod Social Justice Family camp at Adekate is in its sixth year. This year approximately 70 people (16 families) with ages ranging from four through to 18 explored the theme of ‘the personal is political’, looking at prayer and social justice.
Review by Scott Guyatt
Leadership, it seems, is the new buzzword. Whether in politics, sport, culture or the church, one need not scratch very deep to find a view that leadership is either the cause or the solution to whatever challenges face a particular organisation....
Review by Alan Ray
The Bible contains a library of dramas. Similar to a festival of plays we have, in the one book, historical, romantic, morality and mystical plots.
A decade ago most Victorians would not have been able to confidently place the small Tasmanian mining town of Beaconsfield on a map, even if they knew it existed.
UnitingCare Tasmania and the Brighton Council, in the state’s south, have joined forces to educate struggling families on the nutritional benefits of fresh food as well as help them develop the skills to grow their own produce.
He received a book on his life as well as greetings from the Queen, the Prime Minister, the Governor General, the Department of Veteran Affairs, many friends and members of his family....
The community of the Uniting Church has been at the forefront of volunteering in Australia and overseas for decades. But it’s probably time to rethink how we respond to this worthy impulse.
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. Not only do people help with church and church-related activities (heaps of them!), they also put their hands up for community volunteering across a range of ...
Retired Uniting Church minister Bob Faser remembers attending an ecumenical service in Hobart for the victims of the Dunblane Primary School massacre, in Scotland, in March 1996.
Mr Faser recalls how the general feeling among attendees was one of gratitude that Tasmania was shielded by its isolation from facing such horrors.