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Section Archive: Opinion

Lay church leadership is realised one slippery rock at a time

Pauline Connelly reflects on the challenges of lay leadership at a time when the church’s...

Posted on: May 14, 2019

Panel of Women

#BalanceforBetter – Women and the Church

International Women’s Day shone a light on the need for a better gender balance across...

Posted on: March 19, 2019

I don't want slaves working for me

With Lent almost upon us, Sarah’s 2015 opinion piece encourages us to consider our relationship...

Posted on: February 20, 2019

Real people with gifts, stories and hopes

Walking with people who are seeking protection in Australia has allowed me to meet and...

Posted on: December 12, 2018

Mary and the lost art of waiting

In our contemporary, connected world, that delicious down time, that lovely space created by waiting...

Posted on: November 21, 2018

Eighteen and homeless

Never did I fear turning 18, writes Ashleigh Green. For Tenille, who I met two...

Posted on: October 17, 2018

We're losing touch with the art of listening

Listening for Benedictines isn’t a passive endeavour. It is an act of will, of paying...

Posted on: September 19, 2018

A revolution that starts in the heart

An afternoon with poets and writers delivered Natalie Acton with “an unexpected and precious gift”....

Posted on: August 15, 2018

High school prophets

Despite how scandal-ridden the Church is in Australia and throughout the Western world, Beth Doherty...

Posted on: June 20, 2018

Where to now for Christianity in the West?

The great enterprise of articulating the Christian faith within the story of the universe awaits...

Posted on: May 16, 2018

Importance of seeing the 'big picture'

Failing to see or accept the big picture is a condition that is currently affecting...

Posted on: April 18, 2018

Binge-watching our Easter journey

While studies reveal “binge-watching” isn’t good for our physical health and social well-being, could it...

Posted on: March 21, 2018