Category: Belief Matters

Chris Pratt preaches during awards acceptance

Hollywood superstar Chris Pratt brought faith to a different kind of pulpit during the MTV Movie Awards on 19 June. The star of Guardians of the Galaxy and Jurassic...

Forming Disciples -Theologically

The theological world recently mourned the death of Professor James Cone, a prominent African American theologian who taught for many years at Union Theological Seminary...

Evangelism: Part of the Uniting Church’s DNA

“Christianity is one beggar telling another beggar where he found bread.” – D.T. NILES, New York Times, 11 May, 1986 Despite often being considered a...

Trump Overturns Own Family Separation Policy

President Trump has moved to reverse his policy of separating children from their parents at the US border. The move comes only days after Trump blamed Democrats for the...

Jeff Sessions faces United Methodist expulsion

United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions faces possible expulsion from the United Methodist Church due to his actions on immigration policy. A group of more than 600...

Two of us: Enriching each other in faith

It’s not often your grandmother teaches you Sunday School and your grandfather is the Lay Preacher. But that was Jemima Taylor’s (now 16 years old) experience...

Conference to Tackle Neoliberalism

A new theological conference held in late June will consider the impact of neoliberalism on the church. Neoliberalism is a broad economic and philosophical concept that...

What makes for a godly marriage?

While not a sacrament in the Uniting Church tradition, marriage holds an important place in church life. As a discussion paper prepared by the Assembly Doctrine...

Changing society one Iftar at a time …

Over a hundred people attended a special Iftar dinner co-hosted by the Uniting Church in Australia and Affinity Intercultural Foundation on 5 June at Parramatta Mission....

Grandparenting with Christ

Lyn Worsley reflects on grand-parenting and sharing our faith with those who matter most to us. As I ponder this article I am sitting here with a one-week old baby boy...