Library

22
Feb

Love in Action – John Lewis

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Love in Action. An interview with John Lewis by Krista Tippet.We take in the extraordinary wisdom of Congressman John Lewis on what happened in Selma, Montgomery USA on Bloody Sunday and beyond — and how it might inform common life today. A rare look inside the civil rights leaders’ spiritual confrontation with themselves — and […]

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15
Jan

The End of Poverty

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Jeffrey Sachs draws on his remarkable 25 years’ experience to offer a thrilling and inspiring vision of the keys to economic success in the world today. In the end, readers will be left not with an understanding of how daunting the world’s problems are, but how solvable they are – and why making the effort […]

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11
Jan

Donald Miller Greatest Hits

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Donald Miller is a best-selling American author and public speaker based in Nashville, Tennessee who focuses on Christian spirituality as “an explanation for beauty, meaning, and the human struggle”. This is a collection of his greatest hits, Through Painted Deserts, Searching For God Knows What and Blue Like Jazz, each of these published between 2003-2005. […]

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04
Jan

William Wilberforce – John Pollock

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A remarkable account of the life and achievement of an influential reformer, William Wilberforce. A man of faith who made an indelible difference, Wilberforce was instrumental in the abolition of slavery in the British Empire. Title: William Wilberforce Subtitle: A Man Who Changed His Time Author: John Pollock Format: Book Year Published: 1996 Publisher:Trinity Forum […]

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24
May

On Sausage and Law, and Kuyper Too

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What role does belief and truth play in politics and public life? In his article, Dr Garber explores this question, referencing his own experiences. “How did you find me?” It seemed an innocent question across the table of a cafe in the Dupont Circle of Washington DC. He had come from Germany, a political philosopher […]

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03
Dec

The Only Gift That Counts- Jon Owen

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The following thought is from Jon Owen of Urban Neighbours of Hope. Jon has been a regular speaker at the Forum, and lives and works in the community in Mt. Druitt in Sydney’s Western suburbs. He and his family live out the idea of servant leadership in a very tangible and humble way amongst their […]

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19
Nov

My Rebel Mom – A Biography of Cecilia Flores-Oebanda

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We were grateful to have Cecilia Flores-Oebanda, an esteemed freedom fighter and modern day slavery abolitionist, as a keynote speaker at the 2015 National Student Leadership Forum in Canberra. She shared her quite remarkable and unbelievable story with the group, and although hearing her in person enables you to feel the power, love and hope […]

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27
Oct

Who will Rest and who shall wander? Rosh Hashanah by Rabbi Zalman Kastel

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At a time that terrible suffering afflicts millions in the Middle East and continues to traumatize those who have escaped, Jews prepare for our New Year and day of judgement: Rosh Hashanah. In the synagogue the solemn words will ring out: “Who will live and who will die? Who will die in their time and […]

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25
Oct

Seven Ways to Change the World by Jim Wallis

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With accolades from people like the Hon Gordon Brown MP, Former Prime Minister of Great Britain, Tim Costello- CEO of World Vision and Bono- Seven Ways to Change the World is clarion call for justice, and aimed at people who are hungry for a politics of solutions and hope. It offers his plan for solving […]

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19
Oct

Te Whiti: The Forgotten Forerunner of Non-violent Resistance by Dave Andrews

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The following is a chapter from the book “People of Compassion” written by Dave Andrews, a speaker at the 2009 Nationals Student Leadership Forum. The book is a wonderful compilation of the life stories of real people, gathered from across the ages and continents, who have embodied compassion and whose faith inspired them to use […]

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