Letters

Letters December 2014

Rainbow colour post-it notes.

Not diversity, but unity in Christ It looks as if we should change the title of our church. Instead of the Uniting Church, it should be the Diversity Church according to what the Journey editor has written in November Journey. That may be a way for journalists to go, but those who had the vision of unity, based on the ...

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Letters October 2014

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Watch your language I could not believe my eyes when I saw the headline on the October Journey. Are you so out of touch with the real world you no longer understand its language? But then, the Uniting Church has gone so far from the truth, anything should be expected these days! Ephesians 5:3 “But among you there must not ...

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Letters July 2014

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Give a real welcome We read with interest the six ways to be a welcoming church (Journey, June 2014, page 15). We have recently moved to Brisbane and were really looking forward to joining another church family after having left a great congregation in regional Queensland. Our experience has not been very positive, so there is one more point we ...

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Letters May 2014

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To the editor, Regarding Rev Mel Perkins’ comments (Journey, April 2014, pages 6 and 7). The Easter story doesn’t disturb me. The way the church interprets it does. I agree with Rev Peter Lockhart that we are “almost obsessed with the sin and death part” of the Easter story. I am frustrated by the doom and gloom of Easter—especially Tenebrae ...

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Letters April 2014

Rainbow colour post-it notes.

There were a number of letters in response to the March edition of Journey. Those which the authors were happy to see published appear below. Letters to the editor should be no longer than 150 words and are published at the discretion of the editor. Please supply your full name as well as the name of your congregation or suburb ...

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God bless the carers

I read the carer feature in the May Journey. am a member of the Bribie Uniting Church. I became a little emotional when I read it. I do not feel I am someone special. I had twelve years caring for my mother. She had diabetes, epilepsy, mini strokes, urinary tract infections, macular degeneration, incontinence both with bowels and bladder and ...

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Gumboot religion on display in new flood crisis

Good to see the Journey has made progress with the launch of the new look format (February 2013), congratulations. Probably the last thing on the Editor-in-chief's mind when the issue was in planning was the prospect of a repeat of the 2010/11 floods. Thankfully the magnitude of the January 2013 floods has been nowhere as widespread and severe as that ...

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