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How Bob ditched the Olympics to marry Nettie, the love of his life

For both Bob and Nettie McMurray, who have been married since 1956, Valentine’s Day is all about spending quality time with one another. Nettie is a resident of Anglicare Southern Queensland‘s Abri Residential Aged Care home in Southport where she has been living for the past 15 months, and Bob regularly visits his wife around midday


Archbishop of Canterbury reflects on love across difference

The Lambeth Conference was a series of remarkable surprises and examples of God’s gracious action as we gathered before God’s face and prayed. There was a beautiful and deeply moving sense of coming together, and in so doing truly meeting each other — learning from each other, committing ourselves to love across difference


St Bart's Kids team: Garang's story

“I follow Jesus, for starters, by being a good father to my kids and a good husband to my wife, and attending church regularly and trying to learn the Bible as much as I possibly can,” says St Bart’s Kids team member, Garang Chut Deng