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Gender and sexual diversity

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We are “all children of God”

“It is common in Christian churches, including in the Anglican Church where I serve, to find a wide spectrum of understanding about human sexuality and gender. For some, this is a sensitive topic. However, what remains paramount is the absolute necessity to create an environment that enables all people to feel safe and to flourish,” says Bishop Jeremy Greaves, Chair of the Anglican Schools Commission

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Not Helpful: Tales from a Truth Teller

“Bishop George Browning’s new book, Not Helpful: Tales from a Truth Teller uses Browning’s own story of growing up and growing into his faith…It speaks of a faith that is involved and engaged and is active…that comes with a cost, that is not confined to Sunday liturgies or church buildings. It challenges us to broaden the boundaries of our understanding of the Church and the place of faith in the world,” says Bishop Jeremy Greaves, while inviting readers to the book launch this week

Reflections

Push For Better

“Many of the most vulnerable people when it comes to mental health are vulnerable because they are in some way different from the expectation. Sadly, this too often leads to social ostracism or outright bullying, putting significant stress on people,” says The Rev’d Andrew Schmidt