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Digging deep for the DRC

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August 19, 2014Churches in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are among the world’s fastest growing.

New Year 13 head appointed

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August 15, 2014Youthworks has appointed the Reverend Luther Symons as Director of its Year 13 programme.

Killings escalate in Iraq

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August 9, 2014The Archbishop of Sydney, Dr Glenn Davies, says fervent prayer and urgent action is needed as the persecution of Iraqi Christians escalates towards genocide.

Veteran children’s evangelist dies

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August 6, 2014Owen Shelley, who spent more than 30 years as children's missioner with Scripture Union, has died.

Moore focusing on future

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August 5, 2014It’s a well-known diocesan address – No.1 King Street, Newtown – but a hub of Moore College now stands empty.

Archbishop calls for an end to Iraqi persecution

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July 30, 2014The Archbishop of Sydney, Dr Glenn Davies, has joined calls for prayer and international assistance for Iraqi Christians facing severe persecution, even death, for their faith.

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 ‘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.