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Interfaith community join in prayer for day of peace

Interfaith leaders and their respective faith community members gathered at Leigh Memorial Parramatta, to mark the International Day of Peace with an Interfaith Prayer...

Synod 2017 – Telling Our Story

It has been 18 months since Synod met and so much in the world has changed. Both local and international political leadership has had a hand at dividing society and...

Faith in the video games industry

Situated on the cutting edge of technological innovation, videogames have untapped potential to explore and discuss faith issues. While often neglected in the past, a...

Self-managed flourishing communities

“It’s a job only we can only do for ourselves” Unless you have not been on a plane for the past 20 years, you will know that watching the in-flight demonstration...

The power of laughter

Hannah Boland has been dubbed Australia’s “clean comedian”. But she discovered years ago that her funny bone was a way of dealing with setbacks which began in...

Taking the lasso of truth to humanity’s failings

Review: Wonder Woman (M) Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, David Thewlis, Danny Huston The first big-screen adventure devoted to Wonder Woman is the same, but enjoyably different,...

You’ve never seen the nativity story like this before

Ever wondered how the donkey felt about carrying pregnant Mary (the impeccable mother of Jesus) as her and Joseph were turned away from one inn after another in...

Urgent call to stop the ‘ethnic cleansing’ of Rohingyas

Uniting Church in Australia President, Stuart McMillan, has urged the Australian Government to take the lead in efforts to end the brutal persecution of Rohingya people...

Ready Pastor One

One of my favorite books on technology is a complete work of fiction. It’s called Ready Player One, a novel written by Ernest Cline, and soon-to-be a major motion...

A time to remember, grieve and build hope

Hundreds of people who gathered at the Sydney Opera House yesterday for the 20th annual Wesley LifeForce Memorial Service to remember loved ones who had died by suicide...