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UCA Anniversary – within a bowshot

This is based on the reading of Hagar and Ishmael – Genesis 21:8-21, and was delivered on the 37th Anniversary of the formation of the Uniting Church in Australia This is an agonizing story, in just about every part of … Continue reading

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Holding up half the sky: the struggle for gender equality in our world

by Brooke If you were at church on the 5th of January this year, you would have heard me talk about the United Nations’ Millennium Development Goals in the context of bringing light to the world in the form of … Continue reading

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Resurrection – a change in KPIs

By the time that Jesus was taken down from the cross on that first Good Friday a whole pile of KPIs – Key Performance Indicators – had been achieved and success had been determined and measured and probably celebrated. Jesus … Continue reading

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A clash of powers and views of power

I don’t know if this occurs to you at times, but every now and then I get into a conversation with someone where we are clearly not seeing eye to eye on something and yet the conversation or the argument … Continue reading

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An ancient Occupy Jerusalem?

What is the holiest day of the year for Jewish people? Passover??  No – Yom Kippur And what does Yom Kippur mean – day of atonement It goes right back to Leviticus.   It is about holiness, it is about cleansing … Continue reading

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