Mehdi arrived in Australia seeking asylum in 2011 at the age of 15. Here he shares his experience as a refugee and the long journey towards healing, holding onto hope and finding community.
Clayton Fergie reflects on his time as a librarian on Nauru and how the Kingdom of God was at work even in the midst of hopelessness and despair, building relationships of hope and healing.
As a proud Wuthithi and Mabuiag Island woman Safina Stewart reflects on the women in her life whose experience of displacement and courage have helped inspire and teach her the importance of belonging and privilege we have to offer the gift of welcome.
Kubra and Carly Squire reflect on the bond of friendship they have shared for more than five years and the continued joy of sharing life and discovering connection together.
After years in Australia’s detention system, asylum seeker Fazel Khodayer found hope through the action, support and friendship of others including Lisa Bridle.
Vova and Yana arrived in Australia in March 2022, seeking asylum from the war in Ukraine. Here they and the Dobbie family who opened their home in welcome share their story of friendship and healing.
Dr Daniel Vujcich reflects on how elections offer Christians an opportunity to realise Jesus’ vision of a society built on justice.
Rev Dr Brian Kolia reflects on Luke 24:1-12 and how Jesus calls us to see differently, through remembering.
Dr Graham Joseph Hill helps us reflect on Holy Saturday and 1 Peter 4:1-11, exploring how Jesus' suffering helps us See Differently, with humility and vulnerability
Rev Dr Jill Firth reflects on how Psalm 22 helps us see Jesus, others, and ourselves differently.
Bishop Philip Huggins invites us to reflect on Jesus' giving and forgiving spirit as we respond to the calls for safety and protection for refugees and people seeking asylum.
Rev Dr Melinda Cousins encourages us to reflect on seeing ourselves in others shoes and to actively pursue and practice justice.
Year 12 student Elise Kelly asks us to consider how we, across all generations and from the breadth of the church in Australia, need to play a role in calling for urgent climate action.
Dr Mick Pope reflects on Luke 15:11-32 encouraging us to see there is no justice without Jesus, and no us and them.
Erin Martine Sessions looks at Psalm 63, reflecting on the experience of domestic abuse and the hope we have in God’s’ loving kindness.
Aboriginal Christian Leader Brooke Prentis reflects on Luke 9:28-36 inviting us to see Jesus anew, journeying together to stay awake and to see differently.