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Jesus loved the marginalised..... and so should we

New week of readings this week and have turned to Luke.  Interesting to note Luke’s observations of Jesus being compassionate and a friend to the  “marginalised”. 331 more words

Urban Seed part 2: Working on the margins in suburbia

~ DESTINATION NINE: NORLANE ~
Urban Seed seeks to connect wherever there is need, and Geelong’s Norlane is what they have found

As our exploratory trip of experiencing intentional communities nears its end, I am thankful that things worked out the way they have in terms of travel planning. 1,129 more words

Sustainability

There has got to be a better way?

“There has got to be a better way for wealthy churches to partner with churches that are in deprived communities. You know a number of years ago I heard an African-American gentleman who is the head of a ministry that is in a deprived community and he was speaking to the leadership of a very white very wealthy church and this African-American leader said to this very wealthy church that was supporting his ministry I need to confess something to you. 139 more words

Church

Sunday after Ascension Day

To begin with his disciples were at a bit of a loose end. That is not to say that they had no chores to get on with. 323 more words

Reflections

Statements of Faith are inadequate!

When it comes to mission initiatives and ‘reaching people for Christ’ in the least reached or unreached places we need to see people as Jesus did….not through the spectacles of faith statements. 89 more words

Church

A cooperative approach

Commonground, Seymour

Here we are in Healesville, holed up in a little cottage on a wild, wet and windy day. The sudden change of weather – we’ve had nothing but glorious sunshine for the last week – along with our first trip to the supermarket after a week of picking fresh fruit and veg straight from the orchard and veggie patch at Commonground, has left me feeling a little forlorn, yet grateful too. 1,652 more words

2015 Blog

The Spectacle vs The Marginal

Artistic labor as counter hegemonic politics can change the relations of cultural production. Thinking through a context, critiquing prevailing circumstances, unquestioned lifestyles, contested ideologies and ill repeated events allows the practitioner to work between the marginal and the mainstream by creating a discourse that acknowledges the differences within a Post Fordism climate. 1,881 more words