Category: Features

Moderator’s 2019 Easter Message: #EasterIsWhy

The Moderator of the Uniting Church in Australia Synod of NSW and the ACT, Rev. Simon Hansford, shares his Easter 2019 message. You can download and share this message...

What is the resurrection?

The Christian church commemorates Jesus’ death on Good Friday. While there is a wide variety of understandings about what the Atonement means, it is an often sombre...

Easter is Why

I am listening to my favourite piece of music as I write this. It is the first classical recording I ever purchased, at the record store in the Manning Building at...

Let’s not forget the unforgettable

The Rev. John Thornton (chairperson of Mid North Coast Presbytery and Chairperson of the Placements Committee) made an observation at a recent Presbytery meeting,...

The Cross and the Turnbuckle

Can you believe it? The only annual podcast discussing the intersection of Christianity and pro-wrestling is back! Jonathan Foye and Liam Miller return to discuss the...

Two Moons At Sunset

It still gives me a thrill to hear the John Williams score with the flat dessert scene of Tatooine, the wistful look on the face of the young Luke Skywalker as he...

Easter is an experience, not a theory

Easter – That time where we hear the story which most of us in the Church think we know pretty well, but increasingly many in our communities and wider society do not....

April – Easter: What do you hope for?

7 April John 12:1-8  A coalition of Jewish authorities have begun to openly plot Jesus’ murder (11:53). Jesus himself has spoken of giving up his flesh for the sake...

(Re) Generation of the Uniting Church

Insights spoke to a cross section of people about what younger people like about their church, what they find challenging, and what keeps them involved. Like any...

Two of Us: How to be resurrection people

This is the second part of Two of Us: New Ways to Church, read part one here. Steve Molkentin works across his Queensland Synod and the national church to discover new...