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Moderator’s Musing – 19 March 2018

Current Queensland Synod moderator, Rev David Baker.

Last Friday I had the opportunity to spend a day at the Grasstree Gathering. About 150 Indigenous Christian leaders gathered over the weekend to encourage and support one another in the work they are doing with and for their people. It was an inspiring event. Artists like Safina Stewart spoke of their journey and what they are seeking to say ...

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Indigenous leaders mobilise for mission

Joya Waia (Weipa) and Ellen Hobson (Bamaga) at the 2013 Grasstree Gathering in Brisbane

Emerging Indigenous leaders and elders from across Australia are forging new partnerships through the Grasstree Gathering. Dianne Jensen reports. “Preaching in your own skin” is a catchphrase that sums up the cultural and spiritual empowerment of a people, and it resounded at the National Grasstree Gathering Emerging Indigenous Christian Leaders Conference in Brisbane. The Grasstree event in early October followed the inaugural ...

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