Family ties

Some years ago I bought a turquoise Toyota Paseo (pictured). This was not a very common car, but suddenly they were everywhere and my friends and family thought they saw me in all corners of the city.

Lenten appeal

For many years, the annual Lenten Appeal of the Uniting Church Synod of Victoria and Tasmania has offered an opportunity to support a range of community outreach programs.

Retirement of Rev Dr Ian Breward

                                In December last year, a luncheon was held at the Elsternwick RSL to farewell Rev Dr Ian Breward (pictured)

Warm welcome in Swan Hill

L-R April Robinson, Jill Ruzbacky, Aja and Paul Dau with their children, Sarah Tomilson Towards the end of last year I had the privilege of accepting an invitation from the Swan Hill Uniting Church to visit their church


A brother came to Desert Father Abba Theodore and began to converse with him about things that he had never put into practice.

Good news for all?

In November last year, during the annual Preaching and Ministry Conference held at the Centre for Theology and Ministry, Rev Dr Santhosh Kumar (pictured) delivered the JD Northey Lecture.

A raw message for Sacred Edge

Initially, when Mariam Issa (pictured) and her family arrived in the Melbourne suburb of Brighton 15 years ago, it was the incongruous mix that it sounds. “I was very much out of place,” she said.

War Games Inc

A scene from Spec Ops: The Line Review by Emmet O’Cuana Within days of the horrific murder of Luke Batty by his mentally ill father, a local conservative lobby group – in a shameful display of opportunism –  has seized u

Life choices

                                As the saying goes, the only certainties in life are death and taxes.