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Why is the Uniting Church backing pill testing?

Content warning: This article discusses drug-related deaths. Pill testing programs have run in European countries for the past twenty years. A wider public debate is...

A comfort zone success

Review: The Institute by Stephen King Reading a Stephen King book is like taking a gamble with a pair of loaded dice – you’re probably in for a good time, but things...

Blue Knot Foundation calls for complex trauma strategy

The Blue Knot Foundation has called for the federal government to prioritise a complex trauma strategy as a pillar of mental health policy. The call comes ahead of the...

‘Yesterday’ is the entertaining original film 2019 needed

Review: YesterdayStarring: Himesh Patel, Lily James, Ed Sheeran, Kate McKinnon Even if you were not born before or during the height of The Beatles era, it is hard to...

A book smart debut

Review: Booksmart (MA15+) Kaitlyn Dever, Lisa Kudrow, Jason Sudeikis, Will Forte A fresh take on the end of high school one-night adventure, Booksmart, is witty and...

Looking at biblical ‘inspiration’

How many times have you heard it said, “The Bible is the inspired Word of God”? Have you ever thought about what this phrase actually means? Paul Achtemeier, in his...

Neighbourhood Nights @Epping Uniting Church

Last year, Epping Uniting Church ran the first Neighbourhood Nights series, a gathering that occasionally saw someone talking about specific topics. Then Andrew Miller,...

No easy getaways

Review: El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie Starring Aaron Paul Directed by Vince Gilligan After the final episode of Breaking Bad finished Walter White’s story so...

What does it mean to pray?

This piece first appeared in Crosslight. Every morning, about 9am, Rev. Dennis Cousens walks out the front door, dog in tow, headed for the local milk bar. Depending on...

Crossing the Divide to Speak Truth to Power

Konqistador is a project that was born in Melbourne by two Canadians who now reside in Detroit, Michigan. They later picked up English-born and Sydney-based producer...