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The pandemic is making Australian media racism even more dangerous

Originally posted on Ketan Joshi:
Racism manifests in Australia’s media outlets in very specific ways. These are not immediately obvious to many, which means you have to carefully and patiently spell out exactly how and why waves of xenophobia rise…

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Reflection: ‘Is anything too wonderful for the Lord?’

Australia is a country that has not yet come to terms with its racist past, or indeed its racist present. Will it ever be able to? ‘Is anything too wonderful for the Lord?’ Continue reading

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Message to the Muslim Community

We rejoice that we live in a multi-cultural and multi-faith community … Continue reading

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Sermon: Day of Mourning

We cannot celebrate everything that Australia has become without acknowledging the shadow side of our history. Continue reading

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Sermon: Be careful when choosing your lodestar

There are the obviously sinful lodestars: wealth; power; consumption, but the most dangerous lodestars are those that seem benign: knowledge; family; faith. Continue reading

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So, what just happened? (An Explainer, Updated)

Originally posted on An Informed Faith:
The last six months in the Uniting Church has been something of an intense roller-coaster, revolving around the issue of marriage. Our processes are somewhat idiosyncratic and, as events unfolded, matters came down to…

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‘The Sickness Unto Death’, by Anne Sexton

Source: ‘The Sickness Unto Death’, by Anne Sexton

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Trump: Respect or Resistance

Some excellent words from Robyn and Sean. The horrors of Trump can be partly blamed on the failure of good theology and good biblical exegesis in much of American Christianity. That ‘evangelical Christians’ voted for Trump in large numbers is … Continue reading

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Sermon: Be loved.

Asking for help is seen as weakness and people who need help are often despised. Continue reading

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Sermon: The greater righteousness (1)

it is the story of a righteousness that doesn’t stand on the letter of the law, but instead offers justice and mercy and faith Continue reading

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