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Budget challenges most vulnerable

UnitingCare Australia National Director Lin Hatfield Dodds interviewed by the media. Photo taken by UnitingCare.

The 2014 Budget was a major concern for the Uniting Church and its agencies. Mardi Lumsden reports. The federal government’s 2014 Budget was met with frustration and concern by many different parts of the Uniting Church in Australia in May. Uniting Church President Rev Dr Andrew Dutney said the church’s main concern is how Australia’s most vulnerable are affected by ...

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Experiencing Easter afresh

Resurrection eggs. Photo by Holly Jewell.

Christians hear the Easter story regularly, but how do we breathe new life into the story—and do we even need to? Mardi Lumsden explores. For some people the Easter story is a reminder of the purpose of their faith. For others it is the impetus to change their life. It is an epic tale of betrayal, loyalty, suffering, death, love, ...

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Journey wins international awards

Journey’s Cross-platform editor Rohan Salmond and Editor-in-chief Mardi Lumsden

Journey magazine claimed two prizes at the Australasian Religious Press Association (ARPA) awards in Melbourne in September. Scott Stephens’ article, Embracing uncertainty: The church in a secular age, was named best opinion piece in 2012. Former advertising manager, Tara Burton, was awarded bronze in the best new writer category for her article, Love and loss, about the passing of a close friend. “My ...

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