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Worship Today

Worship Today: Understanding, Practice, Ecumenical Implications (Faith and Order Paper No. 194 from the World Council of Churches),Edited by Thomas F. Best and Dagmar Heller RRP: $52.95The commentators in this collection seek to find what is common in Christian traditions, East and West, such as the central place given to the worship of God by all Christians. There is also ...

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Milbi Dabaar

Milbi DabaarStories and teachings from the first AustraliansFor teachers, leaders, pastors and students for use in Christian ministry among Aborigines of AustraliaFrom Wontulp-Bi-Buya College , QLDRRP $25 including postage.Milbi Dabaar (meaning ‘Good News’ in the Guugu Yimithirr language) is a new resource book from Wontulp-Bi-Buya Theological Training College in North Queensland. This book provides insights through stories and teachings that ...

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Punished not Protected

Punished not Protected Directed by Judy Rymer DVD in four parts, total 58 Mins Ronin Films RRP: $49.50 for private home use Refugee rights advocate Julian Burnside QC sums up the content of this educational documentary, Punished not Protected: “Once you know what we are doing – you have a simple choice. You can collaborate or you can oppose and ...

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The Pearl: Steve Renouf’s Story

The Pearl: Steve Renouf’s Story By John Harms University of Queensland Press RRP: $29.95 The Pearl is a moving story of a rugby league footballer, his family, and his Aboriginal identity. John Harms is a sports journalist and former high school teacher, who has described Steve Renouf’s sporting glory and heritage. While Steve Renouf’s journey is still a work in ...

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Slow Steady Heart

Slow Steady Heart Leo Nine Label Iron Duke. MGM distribution. 2005 Originally known as Battered Fish, Leo Nine have quietly been working away at a new sound since their last full length release seven years ago. Their self-titled EP release in 2001 gave fans a taste of what was in store and the result, Slow Steady Heart, proved worth the ...

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Worship Today: Understanding, Practice, Ecumenical Implications

Worship Today: Understanding, Practice, Ecumenical Implications edited by Thomas F. Best and Dagmar Heller.World Council of Churches, April 2004.Worship Today: Understanding, Practice, Ecumenical Implications is an important book for the church in Australia and across the world. It is Faith and Order Paper No. 194 from the World Council of Churches. Its first value lies in how widely representative it ...

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Turtles Can Fly

Starring: Starring Soran Ebrahim and Avaz Latif. Written and directed by Bahman Ghobadi. 98 mins. Genre: Iranian with English subtitles. Rating: Rated PG. Set in a refugee camp on the Turkish/Iranian border, a growing community of Kurdish refugees are caught between Saddam Hussein’s genocide on one side, and Iran’s refusal to let them cross into their territory on the other. ...

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Which Gospel?

Which Gospel? Three New Testament Perspectives By Rev Dr Dean Drayton MediaCom Education, 2005.RRP $19.95 Rev Dr Dean Drayton, President of the Assembly of the Uniting Church in Australia, has provided us with a most helpful volume to assist leaders in the Church in proclaiming the Gospel of God in new and exciting ways. It is written in a very ...

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Unique Prophetic and Apostolic: Six studies on using the Bible

Unique Prophetic and Apostolic: Six studies on using the BibleBy Christine Ostle and othersUniting Church Press Melbourne, 2000. So why am I reviewing a five year old book of studies? Because they are now available at no charge as a 516kb download from the Uniting Church Assembly websitehttp://assembly.uca.org.au/agencies/publications/pdf/UniqueProphetApostolicTe.pdf Our home group recently worked through this series which was produced to ...

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I Can Say Don’t

I Can Say “Don’t”By Chris ParkerHarvest Christian ProductsRRP $14.95. Sadly one in four girls and one in seven boys will be sexually abused this year. In 93% of the cases the child already knows and trusts the offender. I Can Say Don’t plays a vital role to help keep our children safe. In a child friendly way Ms Parker makes ...

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