Category Archives: Political Activism

No need for a Religious ‘Freedom’ Act

The Religious Discrimination Bill 2019 is a solution looking for a problem. Continue reading

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Palm Sunday Sermon for the combined service

we can work for peace, justice and reconciliation with complete confidence, because God has already won the victory Continue reading

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A statement by Bishop Philip Huggins, President of the National Council of Churches in Australia

Australia, with our cultural diversity, is like a big therapy centre in which we all need to listen better to one another. Continue reading

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Letter to the Sunday Age

My letter was edited for space, so here is the full thing. ‘Religion that is pure and undefiled before God, the Father,’ says the letter attributed to James, the brother of Jesus, ‘is this: to care for orphans and widows … Continue reading

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Submission: Religious Freedom

As a minister and member of the Uniting Church I am committed to the recognition and protection of all human rights. Continue reading

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Marriage Equality passes the Senate

We could almost have been the start of a joke: an Anglican priest, a Baptist pastor, and two Uniting Church ministers walk into Parliament House … Continue reading

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Sermon: Against Domestic Violence

Looking at the example of Jesus, we can be equally clear that gender equality and the complete condemnation of domestic violence are gospel imperatives. Continue reading

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