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Some things you never let go

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

My June column was about the opportunities and challenges presented by reflection on the church turning 40. If it is a time to give up that which no longer helps us live life in all its fullness, and to take with us that which still provides such a life, what should we take forward? What should we let go? There ...

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The Spirit is abroad in the world

"Did you know the Holy Spirit is inside us, Billy?" [Billy looks at his stomach fearfully]

A couple of weeks ago, one Friday night, the youth group from St Stephen’s Roman Catholic Church in Brisbane hit the streets. They introduced themselves to people and told them that the cathedral was open for prayer; that they were welcome to go in, pray about something that was on their mind or troubling them, and light a candle as ...

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