A safe place for folks with questions. A safe place for people seeking respite and peace. A safe space for those society rejects. A safe space for anyone who isn’t perfect. Bishop Chris McLeod looks at Jesus’ statement, “I am the door”.
Priyanka Bromhead, is the Founder of 'we are the mainstream', a collective all about centring the voices and stories of Black, Indigenous and Women of Colour. Priyanka reflects on why the church has had a tumultuous relationship with minorities and the marginalised and calls us to better love our neighbours who identify as Black, Indigenous and Women of Colour this International Women’s Day.
In disorienting darkness Jesus comes as light to bring hope and action. Lt Colonel Lyn Edge reflects on Jesus as the light of the world.
The bread of...life...liberation...and full bellies. Dr Janice McRandal examines Jesus statement, “I am the bread of life”.
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It's been a big week as Common Grace's new CEO started. Brooke shares about the last few months and invites us all to journey together into the next season for Common Grace.
Pastor Helen Wright reflects on the role of music, art and poetic words in the 2020 #ChangetheHeart prayer services and the the power of the arts in accompanying social change.
After committing to being a truth-teller at a 2020 #ChangeTheHeart Prayer Service, Graham Stanton grapples with first becoming a truth-hearer and a truth-bearer.
After attending a 2020 #ChangeTheHeart Prayer Service in Sydney, Lilly Smith shares her reflections on the Service and calls the Australian Church to respond through acknowledgement, lament, prayer and action.
On the Sunday before January 26th, churches from across the nation set aside time in their service to acknowledge Aboriginal peoples, responding to William Cooper's call.
Loraine Holley from Engadine Uniting Church explains why their congregation is taking up William Cooper's call to host Aboriginal Sunday on the 19th January.
Senior Aboriginal Christian Leader calls the Church to prayer in lead up to January 26th
With thanks to Dr Byron Smith, Common Grace is offering this prayer for use or adaptation in your devotions and church worship.
On 12 November 2019, Brooke Prentis, Aboriginal Christian Leader was flying from Brisbane to Sydney and saw the extent of Bushfires across the East Coast and wrote this poem in response.
In the heartbreaking mix of miracle and tragedy, God is with us. Jackie Stoneman reminds us of God’s faithfulness as we long for justice.
Naomi Wolfe invites us to listen in times of challenge, expectation and opportunity.