gender

Finding grace amid difference of marriage equality opinion

I once held a school chaplaincy position where I nearly got sacked in my first week on the job. I was employed by the Council for Christian Education in Schools (now known as ACCESS Ministries). In the lead up to my appointment there was some disquiet. Read more ... By Julie Perrin, Melbourne writer, oral [...]

By | 2017-10-04T20:28:38+00:00 October 1st, 2017|Categories: BUC Stories, LGBTQ+, Our Stories|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

An Interfaith Reflection

On July 7, a diverse group of 32 young people converged at Seoul’s Chondogyo Cathedral to open the 2017 URI Korea Youth Camp. I was asked to speak in front of the group to introduce myself as the representative from Australia, and to express my hopes for the next five days. Awkward and unsure [...]

By | 2017-09-19T04:41:18+00:00 September 19th, 2017|Categories: Ministry Stories, Wonderings|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

I am She

How come God is always a man? - reflections on gender in Matthew 11. Where is Jesus on the gender spectrum? He appears to identify as male. But some interesting gender bending happens in Matthew 11:28-30 where Jesus identifies himself with Sophia, Mother Wisdom.

By | 2017-07-11T02:17:15+00:00 July 11th, 2017|Categories: Sermon|Tags: , |0 Comments