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How Powerful is The Family?

Review: The Family There is an uneasiness about the Netflix doco-series The Family and it’s not just the Illumanti-esque tinge this organisation carries but how after...

Uniting Financial Services supports men’s mental health

The Men’s Long Lunch is an event designed to encourage an open and frank conversation about mental health and mental illness in men. With only 27.5% of men with...

Apocalyptic Good News

As Rev. Prof Dean Drayton explains in his latest book – Apocalyptic Good News – it’s how we articulate the gospel in a way that people can understand, and how we...

Safe Shelter: making a difference in peoples’ lives

About six years ago, a group of people from different churches got together who were concerned about the fact that there were lots of homeless people in Canberra, many...

A fellowship that transcends film

Review: Tolkien (M) Nicholas Hoult, Lily Collins, Colm Meaney. Derek Jacobi This review contains minor spoilers. I saw the film Tolkien on the weekend. I enjoyed it....

October – Upending Expectations

6 October, Luke 17:5-10 This passage speaks of faith. Faith is not doctrine or dogma. Faith is about openness and risk. Faith is an invitation to enter into a...

Dead End

Review: The Walking Dead final issue Written by Robert Kirkman, art by Charlie Adlard After 16 years, and spawning three TV shows and a number of videogames, Robert...

Active discipleship and the Uniting Church

In the Congregation where I am serving in ministry, we recently refreshed our membership and reaffirmed our commitment to active discipleship within the Congregation and...

Is Unplanned Dishonest Propaganda?

A new film from the creators of God’s Not Dead is playing to a largely pro-life Christian audience. Unplanned takes aim at Planned Parenthood, firing a shot in a US...

A better companion piece than adaptation

Review: The Goldfinch Starring: Ansel Elgort, Oakes Fegley, Nicole Kidman, Jeffrey Wright The Goldfinch, Donna Tartt’s sprawling, brilliant bildungsroman, is probably...