What started out as a dispassionate book review became deeply personal for Damien Tann when some telling statistics made him reassess how the repeated sexual abuse he experienced as a child had impacted his life.
Rev Mat Harry asks what forms of communities could we provide for people to engage with, and deepen, their Christian faith when places of worship can re-gather in person?
Digital church was on for young and old last weekend with knitters and Lego builders strutting their stuff online.
Lockdown restrictions have made Uniting Ballarat Social Enterprise Coordinator Jamie Cameron realise just how important community is. “I have been reminded of how … we contribute to each other’s lives,” he says.
Rev Jude Benton lists 10 things to consider before offering assistance in a crisis.
Everyone runs for a reason. Get fit, lose weight, clear the head but, for some, the benefits of running extend to providing sustenance for the soul.
Lockdown has forced us to reevaluate many of our rusted on thoughts and beliefs. For Ellaine Downie, that has meant saying thank you in a way she didn’t think she could.
When the lockdown is lifted, will we return to what we knew, or will a ‘new normal’ emerge, one that embraces the poor, lonely, marginalised, disadvantaged and vulnerable?
A school principal with a passion for science education and a former Uniting Church youth leader, who is still mentoring others in his 90s, were recognised in this year's Queen's Birthday Honours list.
Dick Straw has been living alone for the past 30 years, but during this time of enforced isolation, the 90-year-old has rediscovered the joy of an old hobby.
Rev Dr Robyn Whitaker says “had Trump read the text he held, he would have found a story of liberation for slaves, a divine preference for the poor and a demand of justice for the marginalised.
COVID-19 has upended any sense of normal on a global scale. Barry Gittins investigates the effects on our Synod and its ministries, how they have reacted and what might be next.
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