Tempest and the former PM

Uniting Church Minister John Bottomley says former Prime Minister Scott Morrison's decision to appoint himself to several ministries during the pandemic needs to be seen through the prism of his Pentecostal beliefs.

Lighting the way forward

Recent renovations to the illuminated cross at St John's UC in Cowes have given Minister Ian Turnnidge much to ponder about the meaning of faith.

Building on their faith

For 150 years, a Lockwood South church has been the spiritual centre for generations of worshippers.

Jenny’s life in mission

Former equipping Leadership for Mission executive officer Jenny Byrnes reflects on her lifetime of service to the Uniting Church.

Plague and the Easter faith

The book 'The Plague', by Albert Camus, provides much to ponder in our pandemic-weary world, writes retired UC Minister John Evans.

Reflections on blessing

"To be blessed, is to be filled with wonder at the love of God who is on the side of those who are poor, in trouble or who are grieving," writes Moderator Denise Liersch.

It’s a question of faith

Questions around the birth of Jesus add many layers to our life and faith, writes retired UC Minister John Evans.

Elliot’s hidden a-gender

Elliot Nicholas was born a girl and had the birth certificate to prove it. But sometimes facts can get in the way of a good story. Or, in Elliot’s case, provide some dark chapters.

Novel approach to religion

Retired Uniting Church Minister Bob Faser has written a ripping murder-mystery novel which also poses a few interesting questions around the issue of faith.

Mery promises to serve

Evangelical Church of Timor's first female Moderator, Rev Mery Kolimon, is committed to leading a church helping transform every aspect of the society it serves.

Tuning in to the Holy Spirit

We sometimes take it for granted, but music has the power to inspire us in our daily faith and worship.

Recognising God’s guidance

As we face an uncertain future, retired minister Malcolm Dunjey says seeking direction from God is more important than ever.