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Pre-evangelism in a secular age

Held from 27-29 August, The Hope We Have is a conference on evangelism, conversion and the mission of God, and will feature input from Rev Dr Karina Kreminski. In this article, Karina explores the idea of pre-evangelism and its importance in modern Christian life.

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Reflection of the week

In this week's reflection, Linda Sutton sees Matthew 15:10-28 as a challenge to look past differences and love one another.

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Reflection of the week

Prayers of peace and unity for the Korean Peninsula are shared in this week's reflection. Uniting Church members are encouraged to join Christians across the world in sharing prayers for Korea on Sunday 13 August, and in the lead-up to this date.

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Hearing children's voices

Children are a vital part of the life of the Uniting Church in Australia. We asked children attending KCO 2017 (25-26 March) at Victor Harbor to share their hopes and prayers for the Uniting Church.

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Reflection of the week

This week's reflection focuses on compassion - both the feeling and the call to act on it, following Jesus' example.

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Reflection of the week

In the reflection this week, Uniting Church members are invited to share a prayer for National Missing Persons Week (30 July - 5 August) contributed by Senior Constable Robyn Ferraro from Missing Persons Investigation Section (148) of the SA Police.

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Reflection of the week

This week's reflection focuses on Psalm 139:11-12: “If I say, ‘Surely the darkness will hide me and the light become night around me,’ even the darkness will not be dark to you; the night will shine like the day, for darkness is as light to you.”

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Reflection of the week

This week's reflection focuses on cycles of creativity and the need to make time for rest.

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Reflection of the week

This week's reflection focuses on Isaiah 43:18-19: Do not remember the former things, nor consider the things of old. Behold, I will do a new thing, now it shall spring forth; shall you not know it?"

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A message from the President

Uniting Church President Stuart McMillan has released a special message to mark the 40th anniversary of the Uniting Church in Australia, which falls on Thursday 22 June, 2017.

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Reflection of the week

This week's reflection focuses on how fear sometimes holds people back from spreading the Gospel message.

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A movement for the fearless

A desire to raise up future generations of Christian leaders has led Andy and Lochie Hogarth to think outside the box - and propelled the birth of the new Fearless Youth and Fearless Leaders initiative.

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Reflection of the week

This week's reflection focuses on refugees and asylum seekers. Refugee Week 2017 will be held from Sunday 18 to Saturday 24 June.

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Prophetic partnership

A new Uniting Aboriginal and Islander Christian Congress faith community will launch in Adelaide's south on Sunday 11 June. Sean Weetra, one of the people driving the launch, talks to New Times about his hope and vision for the community.

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Reflection of the week

This week's reflection focuses on being overlooked, finding a place in the world and Psalm 8:5.

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Reflection of the week

This week's reflection focuses on Pentecost (Sunday 4 June), language and overcoming barriers.

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Reflection of the week

This week's prayer focuses on Ascension Day (Thursday 25 May), the future, and Acts 1:11.

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Reflection of the week

This week's reflection on John 6:9 has been prepared by Rev Sue Ellis for the Moderator's 40 Days of Prayer (14 May - 22 June) to celebrate the Uniting Church in Australia's 40th anniversary.

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Understanding spiritual journeys

Drawing on her experiences in palliative care, chaplaincy and pastoral care, Sharonne Price's new book "Soulstice" provides unique insights to enrich readers’ spiritual lives. Sharonne talks to New Times about the book, who it’s for, and what she hopes readers will discover.

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Reflection of the week

This week's reflection focuses on troubled hearts, understanding and John 14:6-7.