you have to live

taken from Laura’s story sometimes i wonder what right i have to ever talk about hope or forgiveness, about crucifixion or resurrection. I met with John Steward this morning. John lives in Melbourne but spends two months in Rwanda each year, assisting Rwandan community workers in reflecting on how the Rwandan community heals and builds…

what does the uniting church need to do for a prison to be closed?

a bit of background about the restorative justice project The Uniting Church – like many other faiths communities and christian churches in victoria – has had an extensive prison ministry over many years. This includes a team of prison chaplains, and also some post-release care through various Uniting Care agencies. It is, obviously, important work,…

restorative justice and alternative spaces

i met Andreas yesterday who’s visiting from Denmark, researching alt worship / emerging church. We had such a good conversation – well, i don’t know if it was really helpful to him, but it helped a stack of different threads come together in my head. Andreas is involved in quite an amazing community in the…