Category: Features

Trading flights for trains to ‘Live the Change’ in God’s creation

People of faith around Australia are simplifying their lifestyles to help slow climate damage and drive positive change. Hundreds of people of faith have gathered in...

A feminist church

This is an edited version of a sermon preached at Leichhardt Uniting Church on 22 September 2019 Readings: John 7:53-8:11, Luke 24:1-12 We continue our series today on...

When it comes to the Bible, comprehension is important

Learning, speaking and listening to a language that is not your “mother tongue” is not easy.  I experienced this during ten years in Papua New Guinea. With the...

Have Christians fallen prey to consumerism?

A research report by McCrindle and Consumed has revealed churchgoing Christians share much the same attitude of other Australians in believing that the ‘good life’...

Our business as usual world is denying our children their future

The climate crisis is so severe the actions of the denialists are now an immediate threat to our children writes Tim Flannery via The Conversationahead of the United...

Foster care. The right time is now.

September is about celebrating foster carers in NSW and this past week has been Foster Care Week (8-14 September). Foster Care Week is about acknowledging the wonderful...

Living Church, Growing Church

David Cornford, Head of Mission Strategy at Uniting Mission and Education, begins an occasional series of articles exploring the dangerous idea that we might grow. Can...

Love, Rinse, Repeat: The Big Story in Romans

“A prolonged and careful study of Romans means finding that salvation is more complex, more cosmic, more challenging than we have usually imagined.” In his latest...

United by the love of God

There is an image from the book of Revelation that I have deeply appreciated for a long time: After this I looked, and there was a great multitude that no one could...

Changing Landscapes, Changing Climate: How my Faith Informs my Climate Action

My name is Erin, I’m in my fourth year of a Bachelor of Speech Pathology at Australian Catholic University. I worship at Leichhardt Uniting Church, where I live in...