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Singer Tony Dee in a wheelchair with Channel 4's The Superhuman Band.

Superhuman singer: Tony Dee

Behind the jaw dropping feel-good anthem of the 2016 Rio Paralympics is local Brisbane musician ...

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Prison door with Christian cross. Graphic created by Holly Jewell.

Prison break: unlocking hope amidst Indigenous incarceration

The alarming incarceration rate of First Peoples highlights the long and painful path towards reconciliation ...

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(Left to right) newcomers coordinator at Newlife Uniting Church Marcelle Fricker with newcomer Darryl Holbrook, Rev Derek Schiller, St George Uniting Church, with congregation member Ned Jones. Photos were supplied.

Stranger danger: creating welcoming church communities

Someone new walks into church. You’re torn between maintaining a polite distance and asking them ...

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Ken Ham at the Ark Encounter in North America. Photo was supplied.

Ken Ham: A Queenslander with all the Answers

When it comes to divisive Australian Christians, they don’t get much bigger than Ken Ham. ...

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Author Rev Dr Andrew Dutney. Photo by the Uniting Church in Australia, National Assembly.

Mission-Ready (or not)

The Basis of Union may have been completed in the late sixties but it provides ...

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

Facing the fundamentals of fatherhood

Generally, in Australia anyhow, Father’s Day seems more important to automotive goods stores and Harvey ...

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Rev Dr Neil Sims. Photo was supplied.

Revelation: first century speaks to the twenty-first

Much theological debate centres on the apocalyptic and prophetic Book of Revelation but what can ...

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

To everything—turn, turn, turn

For anyone interested in the wider world, the windows we have to it each has ...

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A still of a young boy from documentary The Mask You Live In. Photo by The Representation Project.

Unmasking masculinity

Is the overwhelming dominance of hyper-masculinity in media harmful to not only the male psyche ...

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Wind flipping through a book's pages.

Five faith-themed classics to celebrate International Literacy Day

International Literacy Day (8 September) raises awareness of the vital role literacy plays in achieving ...

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Post-God Nation book cover, author is Roy Williams, publisher is ABC Books, released in 2015.

Make Australia Christian again?

Australia could be reasonably described as a post-Christian nation, and Roy Williams’ Post-God Nation tackles ...

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Rev Dr Geoff Thompson at the recent launch of his book, Trinity Theological Library, Brisbane. Photo by Mardi Lumsden.

Expanded: Rev Dr Geoff Thompson and disturbing the Basis of Union

Here in Queensland to promote his new book, Disturbing Much, Disturbing Many: Theology provoked by ...

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