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The book I have given away the most and why: Colin Lim

“This book certainly helped me accept past experiences with people and situations and how they shaped me, for better or worse. More importantly, the book affirmed God’s will and purpose, and that I am therefore ‘good enough’ to be a presence to His people, whether as a pastoral carer, husband, brother, son, friend or acquaintance,” says Colin Lim from Anglicare Southern Queensland

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Voluntary Assisted Dying: information and resources

“The VAD training day affirmed that the new legislation will impact many in our communities. While it may not directly impact you or a loved one, no doubt someone in your wider community, for example in your church family, will be impacted. Conversations about dying are important because it is something that we all face,” says The Rev’d Canon Cheryl Selvage


Serving on the Victorian bushfire frontlines

“During our three weeks away in the Victorian Alps, Robyne did great work…visiting very frightened residents, and I conducted many services…including a funeral at Mount Beauty, which we had to do in the pub,” says The Rev’d Ian Bailey on his recent service trip during the bushfire crisis