Friday, 04 May 2018

Led by the Lord's Light

I was recently blessed with the opportunity of a lifetime - representing the Uniting Church in Australia at the Asian Ecumenical Youth Assembly (AEYA). I joined 350 young Christians from across 36 countries in Manado, Indonesia from April 6-13 2018.

Friday, 04 May 2018

Not Just Jobs and Growth

Every May in Canberra, as winter hibernation begins, the nation’s capital comes alive as commentators descend on Parliament House to hear the Treasurer’s reading of the Federal Budget.

Federal Workplace Minister Craig Laundy has promised direct consultation with local Pacific communities on a controversial guest worker scheme after attending a service at Strathfield-Homebush Uniting Church in Sydney’s inner-west.

The Uniting Church in Australia is hosting an ecumenical Service of Lament to mourn Pacific guest workers who’ve died or been injured in the Australian horticultural sector.

Friday, 13 April 2018

Vale Jill Ruzbacky

On behalf of the Assembly we extend our love and prayers to Rob, Jill’s family and her colleagues in the Synod of Victoria and Tasmania.

Friday, 06 April 2018

Guiding the Next Generation

Over 50 people across cultures and generations came together for the Intercultural Next Generation Conference at Cannington Uniting Church in Perth’s southern suburbs from 23-26 March.

Thousands of people who have come to Australia seeking asylum are now at risk of losing access to critical services and basic financial support under new Government changes.

Friday, 06 April 2018

Taking the Bible Seriously

I’ve been listening to a fascinating conversation between Old Testament and Biblical Studies scholar Pete Enns and well-known pastor, writer and theologian Brian McLaren (You can download the full podcast at