During the last week hundreds of people in the Uniting Church gathered for a 5 day meeting.  Some of these people were from Tasmania, some were from Victoria. Some of these people were lay people, some were ordained.  Some of these people were in the 70s, some were in the 20s, with many in between.  And some of these meeting...

At present in our community, across the airwaves and across social media platforms, a great deal of shrill rhetoric and hate speech is spewing out. This is exhausting to consume. Furthermore  this kind of speaking and judging of one another (on all sides) does little to edify our thinking or doing or being. For followers of Jesus we are confronted with the...