Peace is the way as well as the end

My taxi driver last night was from Pakistan. He’s expecting to get permanent residency in a couple of weeks – all going well. He’s a practicing Muslim and we talked about faith and… Continue reading

The Houston report vs. welcoming the stranger

The Uniting Church in Australia (UCA) is deeply disappointed at the recommendations of the Houston Panel on Asylum Seekers. And we are dismayed by the enthusiasm with which the Parliament has passed legislation which… Continue reading

The First Peoples are ‘us’: Why the Uniting Church opposes Stronger Futures

It wasn’t on the schedule, but the thirteenth triennial Assembly of the Uniting Church found itself on the steps of the South Australian Parliament in July. I overheard one minister say, “The last… Continue reading

Meet the new President

The Reverend Professor Andrew Dutney is installed as President on the first day of the 13th Assembly. Andrew is the Principal of Adelaide’s Uniting College for Leadership & Theology and Professor of Theology at… Continue reading