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Seeking shalom together

“While waiting for the event to begin, a couple of women near us opened conversation. One asked, “Are you guys Christians?” I replied, cheekily, pointing to my friend, “He is and I’m not!” So began a discussion with them as to why I wasn’t and why I should be. I parried well, having been familiar with this approach, but was stumped at the woman’s last riposte,” says The Rev’d David Baker, General Secretary of Queensland Churches Together

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Harmony Day: celebrating with courage

“Let us recognise that we are all connected and that it is through our diversity and our shared values of compassion and a fair-go for all that make us Australians,” says Anglicare Southern Queensland’s Multicultural Program Coordinator and former refugee Claire Uwimana

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How a single church visit converted me to fairtrade

“I was first introduced to ‘fairtrade’ products one very cold night in 1997 while volunteering as a missionary for a year in Elizabeth South, a satellite city of Adelaide. A fellow member of an intentional Christian community invited my women’s household to a fairtrade hot beverage tasting event held in a local church,” says anglican focus Editor Michelle McDonald