Tag Archives: Religion

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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Good and Bad Evangelism

I wish more churches could understand how important a message of love is to people, and how little most of us need to be reminded of our sins. Continue reading

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Sermon: Rabble Rousing Riff Raff

“Will we be extremists for hate or for love? Will we be extremists for the preservation of injustice – or will we be extremists for the cause of justice? ” Continue reading

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Prayer of Confession for the Depressed

“Do not fear. I have redeemed you.
I have called you by name. You are mine”. Continue reading

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Reflecting on my mental health or lack thereof

the most horrible symptom of depression that I experience is my feeling that I am useless and worthless and that the people who love me would be better off without me Continue reading

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Reflection: Very, very initial and tentative thoughts on Palestine and Israel

I have returned from Palestine and Israel a more fervent supporter of the two state solution than I was when I entered it. There must be two states in the Holy Land, where Jews, Christians and Muslims can live in peace. There is no alternative. In support of this, countries like Australia much condemn all breaches of international law, whoever commits them. Continue reading

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