Tag Archives: church engagement

What ELSE did I learn from our conversation about working with refugees and asylum seekers?

Last week I posted about the challenge I felt from Brad Chilcot’s call to appreciate the polarities in people by starting out from areas of mutuality rather than adversary. But this wasn’t all I learned from that conversation. My other … Continue reading

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Community Strengths and Weaknesses- two sides of the same coin?

Yesterday I had a lovely drive through the Adelaide Hills to visit the leaders of the Baptist Church at Gumeracha.  So far this would have to be the prettiest Baptist Church I have visited particularly as I found it yesterday; … Continue reading

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What Comes After Community Gardens?

I was asked (very tongue in cheek) the other day what I predicted would emerge as the new Church super tool after the Community Garden phase had run its course. First there was the Church Fete (or “Bring and Buy”) … Continue reading

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