‘One thing about the Uniting Church that particularly appeals to me is the strong belief it has in its people.’
DENISE LIERSCH, MODERATOR
'God does not promise we will always be healthy and prosperous (and He) did not promise life without mourning, but He did promise to replace rain with a rainbow.'
REV AJUB JAHJA, ST ANDREWS GARDINER UC MINISTER
‘Don’t let anyone look down on you because you are young, but set an example for the believers in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith and in purity.’
1 Timothy 4:12
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Ilaisaane Pongi says lockdown has given her “ample opportunity for deep reflection on my life”. She also shares a Bible passage that has provided much comfort during these “challenging times”.
The August edition of Crosslight is now available in an easy-to-access, reader-friendly digital “flipbook”. It features an array of engaging stories and thought-provoking opinion pieces that will either inspire you, give you reason to reflect or encourage you to take action.
More than 260,000 people survived the twin attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. One of them was Tsutomu Yamaguchi. Incredibly, he reported for work the day after the second blast.
Racial and cultural parity have never been more in focus than they are right now. But how does the Church measure up? We’re uniting in name, but is that the lived reality?
What started out as a dispassionate book review became deeply personal for Damien Tann when a couple of statistics made him reassess how the repeated sexual abuse he experienced as a child had impacted his life.
How do you reconcile God and guns? Serving Australian Defence Force reservists Steven Bernaudo, 33, and Rev Ron Rosinsky, 52, talk about being Christians in the military.
By Robyn Whitaker |
"Trump held the Bible like a baby holding a spoon for the first time – unsure which end is which – but the real problem was the complete disconnection between the text in his hand and the force, both verbally threatened and actually used, to clear the way for his stunt."