Category: Belief Matters

Are millennials killing the church?

In a special episode of Love Rinse Repeat, co-presented with Insights, Chaplain and ministry candidate Liam Miller speaks with Laura Jean Truman about Millennials (Gen...

A Theological Reflection on Poverty

This article is Part three of a series on poverty in Australia. Part one is available here and part two is here. A recent culling of my theological library brought to my...

You’re not alone

Insights recently had Susannah Cornford, a year 10 student from Turramurra High School for work experience from 26 – 30 November. In this article she reflects on...

Young Faith

For some people, faith has always been there. Every Sunday the family jumps into the car together, it’s just part of the routine. But what about  teenagers and young...

Dr Who (Mis)Quotes Scripture

The most recent season of Dr Who has widely received praise, including from recent converts to the series. A recent episode of the show has raised eyebrows, however, for...

Study finds SRE improves mental health

An independent report into special religious education (SRE) in NSW schools, which hopes to end the debate on whether government schools should participate in religious...

Opinion: Is Jesus Really A King?

This Sunday marks the end of the liturgical calendar, with what is known as the celebration of Christ the King. As much as the church, and even the Christian tradition...

A Snapshot On Poverty In Australia

This article is Part two of a series on poverty in Australia. Read part one here. On 16 October, 2018, the Australian Council of Social Service (ACOSS), in partnership...

Seven Affirmations

In the light of the recent letter from the Uniting Church Assembly General Secretary—regarding the Assembly decision on same-gender marriage—I want to offer the...

Would I Lie To You?

A recent study called ‘Secrets and Lies, Uncovering the Underbelly of Australia’ investigated how many Australians lie, what it means to lie, and the implications....