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Surfing ministry helps veterans

Content warning: this article contains discussion about trauma and suicide. While one in three army combat troops are diagnosed with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, less...

How should we honour the dead?

The Work of the Dead: A Cultural History of Mortal Remains, Thomas Laqueur, Princeton University Press. Saint Francis told his followers to throw his dead body on the...

August – Encountering a world-changing Jesus

4 August • Luke 12:13-21 Of all the texts in all of scripture, this is perhaps the most challenging to our current culture. Society (in the western world) is built...

Poverty rises, report says

The number of Australians living below the poverty line has risen in the past few years, according to a study from the University of Melbourne. The survey, which tracks...

A Strategy Game That’s Very Hard to Put Down

Review: Fire Emblem Three Houses Fire Emblem, a turn-based combat series that was in danger of being cancelled not so long ago, was effectively reborn when Fire Emblem...

Goulburn Uniting Church closer to reopening

Goulburn Uniting Church has held a “premature” afternoon service on Sunday 28 July to mark the reopening of the church after not being able to access the church hall...

Church sign leads to walkout

The message on an American church sign has prompted a congregation to stage a walkout. The Friendship Baptist Church, located in Appomattox, Virginia, featured the...

Work and family as a theological dilemma

Spoiler Alert: This piece references a YouTube video entitled Perfectly Natural, from the Dust Channel. You can watch this 12 minute short film here before reading....

Government moves to repeal Medevac bill

The Morrison Liberal Government is a step closer to its goal of dismantling a law that lets doctors decide whether or not asylum seekers on Nauru and Manus Island may...

On earth, as in heaven: the key to The Lord’s Prayer

The lectionary for this Sunday contains a very familiar passage in the Gospel reading. It is the short version, recorded by Luke, of the prayer we name as The Lord’s...