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Fast Fashion Failings

Last year I took my 1968 Elna Supermatic Sewing Machine for its first real service since my Mum and Dad bought it for me for a teen birthday. The thread tension was a...

Ubisoft virtually save Notre Dame

Paris-based videogames company Ubisoft have responded to the destruction of the Notre-Dame Cathedral by donating €500,000 to the reconstruction effort. “As the smoke...

Church competition a net gain for community

When a local netball competition folded, two Uniting Church congregations stepped in to ensure that their local community had a fun and affordable competition. Gooden...

How Aquaman helped save the DC Cinematic Universe

Review: Aquaman  (M) Jason Momoa, Amber Heard, Willem Dafoe, Patrick Wilson, Nicole Kidman To say the DC Extended Universe has struggled over the past few years is an...

The Spirituality of Food

Far from the quick fix of today’s dominant culture, food occupies an important spiritual place in scripture. Food in contemporary Australia is often a commodity that...

Holy Week Begins

The Sunday before Easter marks the beginning of Holy Week. This is the final part of a longer period leading up to Easter, called Lent. The term Lent is taken from a...

Raising Children With Justice, Mercy, and Kindness

“How do we build a better world? One key way is by learning to raise our children with justice, mercy, and kindness.” I sat down with Cindy Wang Brandt to talk about...

The Meaning of Miracles

From Jonah surviving a week in a fish’s belly to Jesus’ resurrection itself, the Christian scriptures are full of miracles. By definition things that do not happen...

Start-up seeks answers to connection

Across the western world, the religious landscape is very similar. Institutional churches ability to attract people under 35 is faltering. In both Australia and America...

Notre Dame, Holy Week 2019

I have never been there. I have heard stories, by family and friends, for more than four decades, of extraordinary majesty and beauty, sitting in the heart of Paris....