Revelation through scripture

Growing in Faith Advocate Rev. Ann Perrin continues a conversation about the nature of revelation, looking at it through the lens of Wesley’s quadrilateral. I now read and listen and reflect upon scripture looking for God, to see what learning, inspiration and prompting there might be for me. However, it was not always so. In […]

God for Us

Reflections on the Doctrine of the Trinity and Voluntary Assisted Dying By Dr Margaret Campbell, Panel Member Growing in Faith Making conversation during a regular appointment a few years ago, my doctor asked me about my doctoral thesis which was in its early stages. I explained that I was studying an American theologian called Catherine […]

The true light born among us

Assembly National Consultant Rev. Lindsay Cullen shares a Christmas message for the Growing in Faith Circle. “Give the LORD no rest until he completes his work, until he makes Jerusalem the pride of the earth.The LORD has sworn to Jerusalem by his own strength: “I will never again hand you over to your enemies.Never again […]

Growing in Faith Book Club

Some Circle Members are reading Keeping Christianity Weird by Mike Frost. Circle Advocate Rev. Ann Perrin reflects on this quote: “Richard Beck says, the eccentric Kingdom doesn’t claim territory over against the world. The eccentric Kingdom doesn’t erect walls to create a gated community…The eccentric Kingdom is the embedded, pilgrim, landless, possessionless, homeless, sojourning, itinerant […]

A cultural performance at the recent Uniting Church Filipino National Conference at St Albans Uniting Church in Melbourne.

Growing in Faith in a Multicultural Context

Culturally and linguistically diverse faith communities are the fastest growing part of the Church. What do they think about growing in faith? Assembly National Consultant Rev. Dr Apwee Ting looks at faith in a multicultural context. This is Part 1 of 3.Faith exists and grows within a particular context. Our faith in Jesus is nurtured, […]

13th Century Garden in Kyoto, Japan

Revelation through Experience

Growing in Faith Advocate Rev. Ann Perrin is taking us through a five-part series of reflections on Revelation. Ann explores the different lenses through which we think about revelation on Christian faith and thought. Part One is about Experience. Future reflections will focus on revelation through scripture, tradition, reason and mission. As a post-Christendom convert, […]

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Keeping Christianity Weird: Book Club

The Growing in Faith Circle is beginning its first book discussion on Facebook. The book we are to discuss is Michael Frost’s Keeping Christianity Weird. The Basis of Union tells us in paragraph 4 that, “Through human witness in word and action, and in the power of the Holy Spirit, Christ reaches out to command […]