My story is one of courage, conflict and coming out. And I love sharing it, so that I can hopefully help other people find their true path, and live in integrity. So when I was invited to share it with a room full of people, I jumped at the chance. The background is that [...]
We welcomed Rev. Dr. Sunny Chen as our preacher on 1st October. Sunny explored Paul's writings about Christ's humility in Philippians 2: 1-13. A recording of this sermon is available on request to members of the congregation.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.