Good bye and God bless

Communications and Media Services (CoMS) director Penny Mulvey bids farewell to Crosslight readers in her final editorial.

One injustice too many

PENNY MULVEY Every day as we engage in the world – be it through social media, over a coffee with a friend, listening to the radio in the car, pouring over a newspaper – we are confronted by issues which speak to our hum

Respectfully disagree

PENNY MULVEY OUR country and our churches are at a crossroads. As a nation, we have never been very good at disagreeing with each other without making it personal.

Bad web design and the hope of God

PENNY MULVEY Humans are creatures of habit. We often go about our daily activities as if on a conveyor line. But sometimes a person, an event, some words on a page, will break through and stay with you.

Answering hate with love

PENNY MULVEY The Bible is our road map to know God. The Bible makes clear what God wants for God’s people and the kind of people we are called to be.

Cause to celebrate

PENNY MULVEY Next month is the Uniting Church in Australia’s 40th birthday. What memories are conjured up for you as you look back to 22nd June 1977? I was a student at a Methodist girls’ school in Sydney.

Failing the most vulnerable

I have read three books over the last few weeks – two works of fiction and one non-fiction – all with a common thread, the treatment or mistreatment of children.

Laid low for Lent

We are in the season of Lent. From childhood we were encouraged to give something up to enable us to reflect on the sacrifice of Jesus. People fast or give up red meat on Fridays. Give up technology. Give up alcohol.