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Wise: Transforming Pastoral Ministry

Executive Director of PMC Dr Stephen Harrison, reviews a new book on pastoral ministry written by Bishop Matt Brain: “Bishop Brain has a great ability to take academic knowledge and show how it informs pastoral practice in a hands-on way. It would certainly lend itself to robust study and discussion within a clergy learning group.”

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Jesus was a Refugee

The Rev’d Michael Stalley reviews the children’s book Jesus was a Refugee, which draws upon the biblical narrative in Matthew’s Gospel to bring attention to Jesus’, and his family’s, experience of seeking refuge from the political threat of violence

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Girl in Between

Year 11 Hillbrook student Isabella Gockel reviews a novel, set in Rockhampton, which offers reassurance to today’s adolescents through its relatable characters, comedic take, and exploration of themes commonly encountered by our modern-day teenagers

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Akarnae

Year 8 student Kai Pratt, from St Andrew’s Anglican College, provides a mature and thoughtful review of Akarnae – the first book in the Medoran Chronicles