Category: Features

We’ve toured the entire Murray Darling Basin

The final Uniting Church Murray Darling Basin Tour concluded on 5 August, with a group of UCA members exploring the ongoing water crisis in the Northern Basin. The...

Faith and Fermentation: Christianity’s Complicated Relationship with Alcohol

In John’s Gospel, Jesus’ first miracle was turning water into wine (John 2:11). Martin Luther was a home brewer. Beer mogul Arthur Guinness was inspired by a John...

Where do we find validation?

Exactly where people find validation in life fascinates international speaker and apologist Max Jeganathan. As a Senior Apologist with Ravi Zacharias International...

Market Approach to NDIS Could See People Fall Through The Gaps

The NDIS is just one outcome of a neoliberal agenda which has manifested itself in reforms such as market deregulation, consumer directed care and payment by outcomes....

Matters Vital to the Life of the Church

The decision of the 15th Assembly on marriage has been raising all sorts of questions. The President has given the church an explanation of the decision and the Assembly...

Reading the Good News 14 billion times

Enough with the heavy content, here is some news to smile about. Bible Gateway, the online Bible search engine, announced that in its 25 years of operating it has...

Opinion: The Uniting Church said YES and NO to Same Gender Marriage

At the 15th Assembly of the Uniting Church in Australia (UCA), after several days of prayerful, honest and passionate conversations on Same Gender Marriage (SGM), the...

Reflection: Sovereign Peoples

Among many heavy decisions that were made at the Assembly meeting in Melbourne, one was the following: That the Assembly resolve: to affirm that the First Peoples of...

August – Our response to Jesus

5 August  John 6:24-35 Two kinds of hunger. Every person hungers for that which their body requires for sustenance. Our survival instinct alerts us to the need to...

Yes you should take that vacation, the Bible says so

We are living in a society that no matter how much we complain, we are addicted to working. The Census 2016 found that in Sydney’s North one in five full-time...