Category: Features

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 Life Worth Celebrating

The world lost another great Christian with the death of Eugene Peterson last month. Although not a household name outside Christian circles like Billy Graham, Peterson...

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...

What really matters is a safe and secure place to call home

Home for children in foster care can take on many forms, some less traditional than others. For one young boy who regularly spent nights in a hotel room due to a lack of...

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....

A Dangerous Idea: “Love Your Enemy”

During the 2018 Festival of Dangerous Ideas, former member of the Westboro Baptist Church, Megan Phelps-Roper engaged in conversation with Fauziah Ibrahim on the...