A Biblical effort
Actor Christian Bale speaks to Insights about his role as Moses in the upcoming Biblical epic Exodus: Gods and Kings Taking on the role of the prophet Moses in a Biblical epic is no mean feat, but actor Christian Bale (The Dark Knight, American Psycho) stepped up to the role with gusto. The 40-year-old stars […]
There are some big stars in this film, but none can overshadow the spectacle that is director Christopher Nolan. This film is his epic that he is calling “an ode to human spaceflight.”
Thousands honour Gough Whitlam
Thousands gathered today to celebrate and bid farewell to former Prime Minister Gough Whitlam at a moving State Memorial Service at the Sydney Town Hall. Former Prime Ministers Malcolm Fraser, Bob Hawke, Paul Keating, John Howard, Kevin Rudd and Julia Gillard joined Prime Minister Tony Abbott to pay their respects. Rev. Niall Reid ex Moderator […]
Exodus Foundation Celebrates 25 Years
The Exodus Foundation celebrated twenty five years supporting the Australian community at a 25th Anniversary Spring Gala Dinner in Sydney. During the night funds were raised to support frontline services. New South Wales Premier Mike Baird officially opened the evening. The effervescent Channel Ten host, Jessica Rowe was Master of Ceremonies. Belle & Co, Uniting […]
There is an external battle between man and ape, but ultimately the potential evolutionary and environmental underpinnings are defused by deeper, internal messages of forgiveness and family…
The Church’s vision for the future depends in part on our corporate memory of where we have been. It is not a litany of success stories but the account of the Church’s fallible faithfulness, told warts and all.
It’s a simple and effective setup and The Lunchbox is perfectly handled and beautifully acted.
Putting the violence and the language to the side, The Drop is a well told story of sacrifice and care for others.
For those of us caught up on the musical world that was the the ‘60s, the soundtrack accompanying the story will bring back the memories of such hits that seem to have remained in tack within the four seasons of our lives…
Thank you to everyone who was involved in the recent Synod meeting. From my perspective the event went really well.
What an exciting Church we are! What an amazing experience we’ve had over recent days!
Espousing the values of uniting for the common good is one thing but practicing it is quite another. It is safe to say that we have yet to learn how to dispossess individual interests in the service of the common good.