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

April 8, 2016
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Radical Hospitality and the Other

Today’s culture is increasingly hostile and suspicious toward anyone who appears to be different. But deep within the thinking of Christianity lays a remedy to hatred, fear, and suspicion – […]
April 4, 2016
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On White Privilege and Racism in Australia: black theology challenges everything

I have spent many years talking, thinking and writing about racism, social justice and inclusion. but I had not realized just how deeply rooted racism is in Australia until I […]
March 30, 2016
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Mental Health Services in WA Prisons Remain Contentious

We need better mental health services in our prisons. While diversionary courts for people suffering from mental illness have been established, there has been no progress in the provision of […]
March 18, 2016

Finding Belonging

  The world can be a pretty inhospitable place for those who are considered to be different. In a world that is trapped in its perceptions of beauty, vitality, intelligence, […]
November 17, 2015
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Peddling fear and reflex reactions to terrorism are inherently self-defeating

People who react to the Paris terrorist acts by peddling fear and urging a halt on Syrian refugees coming to Australia have got it badly wrong.  The fundamental problem with […]
April 21, 2015
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Mental Health Reform: action and resources needed now…

Baptistcare (WA) welcomes the release of the National Mental Health Commission’s Review of Mental Health Programmes and Services, and we urge bi-partisan support for the call from Mental Health Australia […]

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

Martin Luther King Jr