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Matthew’s Parable of the Royal Wedding Feast: A sociorhetorical Interpretation

“It is the intertextual dynamic with the findings of the Royal Commission that sets this huge piece of critical biblical scholarship apart. This is not just an arcane treatise for members of the guild of biblical scholars…This is a serious piece of critical biblical interpretation that also deals with the prophetic message of the text for our Church in wider Australian society today,” says The Rev’d Dr Greg Jenks

Rebecca McLean pictured with Donna Thistlethwaite from Mentally Wellthy, The Rev'd Quinn Humphreys and The Rev'd Peter Jeffrey at Mental Health First Aid training at St Francis College in June 2023
Spotlight Q&A

Q&A with ACSQ Wellbeing and Development Officer, mum, former Sunday School teacher and Swizzle Stick sherbet fan, Rebecca McLean

Meet Rebecca McLean and find out about her current projects and activities, personal faith journey, secret skill, favourite hymn and what scent makes her nostalgic


Queensland aged care provider live streams hit music series to residents and families

Anglicare Southern Queensland has combined the power of music and videoconferencing technology to connect and delight 600 aged care residents across its eight homes by live streaming its new ‘By Request: A Playlist of Memories’ music series – much to the excitement of staff, residents and their families across homes in Brisbane, Toowoomba, Gold Coast, Bundaberg and Hervey Bay


Role models of resilience

St Hilda’s girls were recently inspired by the stories of two strong and determined women, a paralympic medalist and a brave mum, who visited their school to share their powerful stories and talk about resilience techniques and character strength