Dr Meredith Lake looks back at our history, the good and the bad, and asks how fear drives our engagement in the world today.
In Zechariah’s silence, Michelle Farrall finds the strength to confront her own fears. Albeit reluctantly.
Charlene Delos Santos gets a reality check about racism in Australia, but sees the possibility for kingdom-centred change in all of us - just maybe not the way we expect.
For Rachael Friebel there is always hope, even in the midst of fear and despair.
Scott Sanders launches our Advent series by getting lost in the bush and finding the humble path - at expense of his pride.
For Clement Ngai’s church, silence about #KidsOffNauru felt like a compromise of the good news of the gospel – that’s why they spoke up.
Rosalie from Activate Church in Adelaide shares how her church took action and why #KidsOffNauru hits close to home for her.
Rev Melissa Clark’s church are ringing their bells 95 times every Friday night, until our government takes action to get #KidsOffNauru.
Nils von Kalm remembers the 2004 Boxing Day tsunami and calls us to find that same generous heart to provide life-saving aid and relief right now in Sulawesi.
Ben Thurley reflects on the precious, life giving power of rivers and warns of the urgent need to protect these threatened sources of nourishment and nurture
Jess Morthorpe invites us to pause, acknowledging that all creation is God’s, and calls the Church to rediscover a deep sense of connection to land.
Brooke Prentis is calling us to gather and pray breakthrough and justice for Aboriginal Deaths in Custody.
Byron Smith marvels at the wonder and fragility of our planetary blanket, but warns of our alarming disregard and damage we are causing, which is impacting all of creation.
Matt Anslow explores how our prayers should never absolve us of a compulsion to act.
Kate Leaney urges us to heed the words of Jesus and welcome those precious children, and their families, who are being held indefinitely on Nauru.
Uniting Earth Advocate Jason John considers the ocean, and how our heaving treading is damaging the beauty, wonder and majesty of these incredible ecosystems.