Youth ministry in the digital age

Bradon French on how social media and smartphones have changed how we minister to youth, as well the dangers of device dependence.

Andy Calder accepts Henri Nouwen Award

Disability Inclusion Advocate Rev Andy Calder became the first person outside of North America to accept the Henri Nouwen award, recognising his work with people with disabilities.

Your new compact Crosslight

Crosslight has a new size, new look and new features. And proving the adage “nice things come in small packages” is true, the 40-page A4-sized magazine has been enthusiastically received.

Pilgrim’s big finish

Pilgrim Theological College held a busy End of Year service last week, which recognised nine exiting candidates for ministry and farewelled 22 students who had completed or were completing a variety of awards.

Western Port Op Shop’s new lease of life

The Western Port Uniting Church Op Shop, which has been operating successfully for about 12 years, was rededicated during a parish service at Crib Point in late September.

Leading questions

Derek McDougall reviews 'God Is Good For You: A Defence of Christianity in Troubled Times' by Greg Sheridan.

Young at art

An upcoming exhibition hosted by UnitingCare Hotham Mission will showcase the artistic talents of local young people and challenge some of the stereotypes associated with today’s youth.

Breaking the fast and building understanding

Subcommandante via Wikimedia Commons On Thursday St Thomas’ Uniting Church in Craigieburn will host an Iftar dinner, the traditional Islamic breaking of the fast meal held at sundown during the period of Ramadan.

Love and grace in a world of fear

REV DAVID WITHERS But we have this treasure in jars of clay to show that this all-surpassing power is from God and not from us.