Bring violence into the light

Moderator Rev Sharon Hollis delivered the following sermon at Sophia’s Springs Uniting Church on Sunday 26 November to mark 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence.

The power of choice

After a marathon session of the Victorian Upper House this week, the Dying with Dignity legislation was narrowly passed, 22 votes to 18.

Australians of the Year call for end to Manus crisis

A dozen former Australians of the Year have called on political leaders to immediately address the ‘human disaster’ unfolding on Manus Island, as police and military begin to forcibly remove over 400 men from a detention

Religious leaders block Adani rail line

A group of religious leaders ­– including a Uniting Church minister ­– were arrested on Tuesday for blocking construction of the Adani rail link.

“Another Zimbabwe is possible”

Uniting Church President Stuart McMillan has called on church members to pray for a peaceful resolution to the unfolding crisis in Zimbabwe.

Good bye and God bless

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

A fresh approach to theatre

TIM LAM For the past 15 years, a theatre company in Melbourne’s eastern suburbs has helped young people navigate the challenges of adolescence.

Advent reminders

Monica Jyotsna Melanchthon, Coordinator of Studies (Old Testament) at Pilgrim Theological College offers her Advent reflections.