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More time needed for Bishopscourt sale

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July 29, 2014The chairman of the Property Trust, Dr Robert Tong, says an initial offering of the ‘Bishopscourt’ has been encouraging but no buyer has yet emerged.

ARV appoints new Director of Mission

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July 28, 2014The Rev Andrew Nixon has been appointed the new Director of Mission for ARV.

Boomers flock to Ageing conference

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July 24, 2014An over-capacity crowd of over-55 year olds packed into a Haymarket Hotel last week to be told 60 is not the new 40.

Meeting Marsden the Missionary

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July 20, 2014Samuel Marsden has gone down in popular history as 'the flogging parson' but a new book balances the historical ledger.

Sudanese Australians a voice for salvation

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July 15, 2014A young Sudanese Univeristy student has helped start a nationwide charity to support people suffering the effects of civil conflict in South Sudan.

New MTC distance course passes its first test

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July 11, 2014The new distance courses launched by Moore College this year have passed their first test - with completion and re-enrolment levels dramatically higher.

Dean moves to new ministry

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July 6, 2014The Dean of Sydney, Phillip Jensen, will leave his cathedral ministry at the end of the year.

Synod highlights ‘inactivity’ on gambling

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July 3, 2014General Synod has chided the Federal Parliament for failing to respond effectively to a four year old report on gambling in Australia.

Governments and churches urged to take more asylum seekers

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July 2, 2014The General Synod has urged the government and opposition to revise immigration policy, particularly offshore detention.

Synod calls for freedom not religious ‘gag’

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July 1, 2014General Synod has overwhelmingly backed a call for state and territory leaders to protect religious freedom at home and abroad, in the face of the ‘gagging’ of Christian organisations.