On the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women 2021, Rachel Neary encourages us to consider the women often forgotten or dismissed in their experience of family and domestic violence.
As COP26 begins, Gershon Nimbalker reflects on the urgent need to listen to voices calling for more action on climate change and the hope he takes from those weaving their God given call to pursue justice into powerful action.
Rosie Clare Shorter reflects on the impact the gift of the Knit for Climate Action scarf is having in opening up conversation for climate action.
Rev Belinda Groves reflects on Canberra Baptist Church's annual Blessing of the Animals for St Francis of Assisi Day and Season of Creation.
Betelhem Tibebu is from Ethiopia and came to Australia in 2013 by boat. Here she shares her story and encourages us to respond with compassion, love and welcome to those seeking safety on our shores.
Jane Kelly, Common Grace Creation and Climate Justice Coordinator, explores the inspiration of wattle this Season of Creation and the inclusive and unifying celebration of National Wattle Day for our Common Home.
Author of ‘Raising Kids Who Care’, Susy Lee, explores how books can help spark meaningful, deep and intentional conversations with our children and young people.
Radford College student David Stocks explores how Margriet Ruurs children’s book ‘Stepping Stones’ helps us take small steps towards understanding and empathising with the plight of asylum seekers.
Alison Williams explores the 2021 Book Week theme of ‘Old Worlds, New Worlds and Other Worlds’ and how we can engage with injustice through the gift of reading.
After Closing the Gap announcements last week, Brooke Prentis calls for real action, commitment and change to come.
Rosie Clare Shorter reflects on Rebecca Huntley’s new book 'How to Talk About Climate Change in a Way That Makes a Difference', encouraging us to turn our concern and anxiety about climate change into action.
Sculptor Keith Chidzey reflects on how the simple act of knitting a scarf (and building the world’s longest knitting needles) helps speak to the heart and scale of action needed to tackle climate change.
Gomeroi woman Bianca Manning reflects on the many stories the climate scarf tells, particularly for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, and the need for these stories and voices to inform and lead our calls for climate justice.
Sue Pyke shares the story of three generations working together to knit their climate stripe scarf - a journey of patience, persistence and purpose that weaves together their concern for the future and hopes for climate action.
Mick Pope reflects on the data behind the Knit for Climate Action scarves, climate change, and the message for humanity.
Ed Hawkins vivid climate stripe graph and Jess Morthorpe's deep care for God's beautiful creation helped spark Common Grace's creative, gracious and hopeful Knit for Climate Action.