Creative Opportunities is an Australian Disability Enterprise (primarily funded by the Department of Social Services) located within Brunswick Corps, Vic. Of the 60 people employed, mostly on a part-time basis, the large majority have psychiatric/mental illness disabilities which exclude them from equal participation in the...

CLICK HERE TO READ ISAIAH 43:1-2 I can’t remember my first time at the beach, but I can definitely remember moments when I’ve been dunked. The thought of being tossed about by wave after wave, not knowing which way is up, desperate to emerge so I...

CLICK HERE TO READ LUKE 7:36-50 "A woman in that town who lived a sinful life learned that Jesus was eating at the Pharisee’s house, so she came there with an alabaster jar of perfume. As she stood behind him at his feet weeping, she began to...

At home we like sourdough bread because it’s easier to digest and cheaper in the supermarket at the end of the day (a bit stale, but good for toast). Yes, bread that sustains us—for a while! The eager crowd on the north-eastern shore of Lake Galilee...

The hypocrites prayed to be seen (and presumably heard) by people. They used their words and actions to hold influence over the people for their own benefit. The pagans prayed many words over and over again. They used words as the power to influence the world...

Scripture:  “When I think of you on my bed, and meditate on you in the watches of the night; for you have been my help, and in the shadow of your wings I sing for joy. My soul clings to you; your right hand upholds me.”...

My dream for Australia is that we would become a country that seeks God in prayer. There is a movement of prayer that is moving across the world and it is probable that at this time more Christians are mobilised for intentional prayer that at...

Without adequate resources, adults and children cannot fully participate in their communities, depleting our social capital as a nation. The 2016 ESIS shows that Salvation Army clients live day to day with financial hardship, persistent unemployment, continual disadvantage, and multiple deprivations. The parents’ low access to...

At Kingston Gardens we journey alongside people and help them integrate into the life of the corps and reach their full potential in Christ. We have a multifaceted ministry encouraging multi-generational acceptance, inclusion and integration as one body working towards transformation in Christ. Samah and Michael...

As a constitutional democracy, Australia has a history of relatively stable governments, where leaders can sometimes gain agreement—the principle of bipartisanship—with their opponents for the greater good. The ideal role and goal of politicians remains the same: to provide social, ethical and economic leadership to...