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Book review: The Bible in Australia

The “Good Book” has played a crucial role in shaping Australia’s modern history, from its arrival on Australian shores via the First Fleet through to its influence on politics in the 20th century. Meredith Lake’s latest book The Bible in Australia explores the history of the nation and how the Bible has been a mainstay of Australian society, touching the ...

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Friday’s religion wrap

Photo of a magnifying glass over an open Bible.

The Journey team selects stories that got us talking this week. Christian “Warrior” ready for battle The Christian Post profiles Father Stephen Gadberry, an Arkansas pastor competing on the American television show American Ninja Warrior, who is hoping to nab the top prize and share his faith to viewers. “Evangelizing is the primary reason for me doing this,” said Gadberry. “The Lord tells ...

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Moderator’s Musing – 12 March 2018

Current Queensland Synod moderator, Rev David Baker.

What’s happening around the world with the Christian faith? Where are there places where the church is having a crack at being a sign and foretaste of the reign of God? I was at a workshop in Sydney last week sponsored by The Bible Society. A missiologist there told us he was telling his children that he was going to ...

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Friday’s religion wrap

Photo of a magnifying glass over an open Bible.

The Journey team selects stories that got us talking this week.     Less bread for Gen-Z The Christian Post reports on data suggesting that today’s American teenagers are the most non-Christian generation in American history with only four out of 100 holding a true biblical worldview. The Barna Group’s research project into Generation Z’s (born between 1999 and 2015) beliefs and culture ...

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Friday’s religion wrap

Photo of a magnifying glass over an open Bible.

The Journey team selects stories that got us talking this week.    Trust in the pastor: the stats are a disaster Christianity Today reports on the latest Gallup poll findings which suggest less than half of Americans believe clergy are honest and have high ethical standards. According to the data, pastors are viewed as less trustworthy than judges, day-care providers, police officers, pharmacists, ...

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A big training Session awaits …

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

I was listening to Sammy Thaiday, the popular Queensland rugby league player describe a State of Origin training camp. “Oh, they’re great times,” said Sammy, “we train a bit, we plan a bit, and we have some fun.” As I listened, I thought, wow, sounds like that’s what a Synod in Session could be like. Now a Synod is a ...

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Friday’s religion wrap

Photo of a magnifying glass over an open Bible.

The Journey team selects stories that got us talking this week.  Star Trek’s big discovery: no God Entertainment Weekly has news which might be sad for religious Trekkies: according to the article Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry’s vision for the sci-fi favourite is a future where religion is virtually non-existent. While shooting the new Star Trek: Discovery television series, Entertainment Weekly reported one ...

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Friday’s religion wrap

Photo of a magnifying glass over an open Bible.

The Journey team selects stories that got us talking this week.  Novelty Air Pontiffs are a slam dunk hit   Relevant Magazine reports on a pair of interesting gifts given to Pope Francis from the University of Michigan’s Wolverine football team: a Michigan helmet and a custom pair of Nike Air Jordans. It is unclear whether Pope Francis will indeed wear the popular ...

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Letters February 2017

Letters to the editor graphic by Uniting Communications.

Searching for Jehova My name is George Harper and I am a reader of every issue of the Journey. I read it because I am interested in what individuals write about their interest in spiritual matters. I have never seen in any portion of Journey the name Jehovah, yet when I was a young boy we went to a Methodist ...

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