Category Archives: Reading/Study Guides

changing the conversation: introduction

Welcome to a reading adventure.  Over the next 10 weeks, we’re going to read together the book Changing the Conversation – a third way for congregations by Anthony B Robinson. Intro. Chapter 1. Chapter 2. Chapter 3. Chapter 4. Chapter … Continue reading

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changing the conversation: a reading journey

We in the Uniting Church in Tassie are about to embark upon a reading journey.  About 50 church council members, key leaders and congregation members from three central Hobart UCA congregations will be reading the Anthony B Robinson book Changing … Continue reading

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the power of every place….and no place

I’ve been listening to Stu Larsen’s new EP Ryeford, and I want to tell you about it. Before I do, there are two things you need to know. Firstly, I’m not a music reviewer, or a music professional, or even … Continue reading

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the many shapes of normal

Today i went to visit Hobart’s new MONA gallery.  MONA is the private gallery of Tasmanian David Walsh.  It’s only opened recently in a new purpose built venue at Walsh’s Moorilla vineyard/winery/entertainment precinct. I went to visit with Cheryl (who … Continue reading

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deep church: a book review

Special guest blogger Gary Kelly has been hard at work reading, pondering and reflecting on Jim Belcher’s Deep Church: A Third Way beyond Emerging & Traditional. Gary finds it a helpful book in navigating some of the tensions between ‘traditional’ … Continue reading

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how then shall we live? a glimpse into the future for the uniting church in greater hobart …

How then shall we live? is the report of the Uniting Alive: Hobart 2020 task group, and it’s available now. Download the full UA2020 – How then shall we live – Final report here (pdf format). Download a two page … Continue reading

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Irresistible Revolution: A Group Reading Guide

The previous posts represent a four-session group reading guide to Shane Claiborne‘s Irresistible Revolution. The four sessions are available in a single PDF document here:  irresistible-revolution-a-group-reading-guide It may also help to know that the NCYC 2009 team will be publishing … Continue reading

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Revolution #4: What, so what, now what?

This is the fourth in a four-post series of notes/questions to guide discussions on Shane Claiborne’s Irresistible Revolution. Read on for session 4. Share this:FacebookEmailPrintShareRedditStumbleUponDigg

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Revolution #3: Making Revolution Irresistible

This is the third in a four-post series of notes/questions to guide discussions on Shane Claiborne’s Irresistible Revolution. Read on for session 3. Share this:FacebookEmailPrintShareRedditStumbleUponDigg

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Revolution #2: Jesus made me do it

This is the second in a four-post series of notes/questions to guide discussions on Shane Claiborne’s Irresistible Revolution. Read on for session 2. Share this:FacebookEmailPrintShareRedditStumbleUponDigg

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