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The Uniting Church celebrates its inauguration in 1977. Photo: Life and Times

When three became one in Christ

As the Uniting Church celebrates its fortieth anniversary Ben Rogers revisits the excitement, challenges and ...

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To drink or not to drink? Photo: Supplied

Temperance: How we almost tamed the demon drink

Dianne Jensen explores the historical connections between the Uniting Church and the temperance cause. Why ...

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Rev Monique Mawbey. Photo: Holly Jewell

Seeking calm amidst the storm

With her vibrant sense of style and passion for building Christian community, the new discipleship ...

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(L-R) Matt and Andrea Hogg; Gary Wallis and Judy Douglas. Photo: Supplied

Finding love online

No, you don’t need a romantic relationship to complete you—but what if you’re single and ...

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Queensland Synod moderator, Rev David Baker. Photo: Ben Rogers

Unite to face the year ahead

Well, it’s going to be a big year. Some of us might have thought that ...

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5 things about Lent explained. Photo: Supplied

Five things about Lent explained

Lent is a special time in the church’s calendar for prayer, reflection and repentance. Journey ...

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Queensland Synod moderator, Rev David Baker. Photo: Ben Rogers

Celebrating hopeful disruptions

At Christmas, we celebrate an interruption to our ordinary existence and to what we had ...

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Cath Taylor for Theology in Action

How good is your gift?

While there’s seemingly no escape from the onslaught of consumerism during the Christmas season, Cath ...

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Female focus on Congregational Church

Rev Dr Julia Pitman’s new book Our Principle of Sex Equality explores 15 female ministers ...

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Great books for the summer season.

Five great books for the summer season

As the summer season heats up and you’re relaxing at the beach, poolside or the ...

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Members of Hillsong United gather to pray before a concert. Photo: Pure Flix

Behind the soundtrack to your faith

If you’re dismissive about Hillsong: Let Hope Rise (2016) “preaching to the converted”, you’re missing ...

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Enrique Irazoqui (centre) stars in Pasolini’s The Gospel According to Matthew. A photo of men in robes is shown. Photo property of Eureka Entertainment Limited.

The gospel according to Pasolini

Since his violent death—shrouded in the kind of controversy that plagued his working life—history has ...

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