Inclusion

“Isn't it amazing that we are all made in God's image, and yet there is so much diversity among his people?”

Desmond Tutu

November 15, 2018
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Across the road is a missionary journey

‘Across the road is a missionary journey’[i] Please note: this is very much a work in progress and is an iteration of perhaps 35 years of my thinking – it […]
October 9, 2018
merger

The Merger, 2018 (film review)

Addressing racism through sport in an Australian country town is a very tricky space. Racism in sport at the highest level is also a complex and challenging domain. In the […]
April 6, 2018
trailer Aust day3

Love a Muslim Day?

We need to hear voices that say following Islam is not a disease; that modest fashion can be as Australian as bikinis and thongs; and that our religious, cultural and […]
March 16, 2018

Disability and Death

The death of Stephen Hawking has brought some amazing tributes and acknowledgements of his life and work ; unfortunately it has lead to some comments in media and social media […]
March 15, 2018
noongar water hole

Duxton Declaration: A Statement of Commitment re Mental Health, Housing and Homelessness

The measure of a society is in how it responds to its dispossessed: to those among us who have lost their purchase on the good life, the benefits of a […]
March 6, 2018
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Advocacy versus Activism: What is the difference?

This is partly autobiographical in that I am seeking to understand how I have moved from being an activist to an advocate, what that means,  and when is it appropriate […]

"Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about the things that really matter"

Martin Luther King Jr