What is home?

On Sunday our South Bank campus will start the process of settling into our third home in four years; we’re taking residence in the afternoons (4pm) in the home of another church in West End – LifePlace. Since moving out of home as a 19 year old (15 years ago), I’ve lived in seven houses,[…]

You’re invited to capture the vision of Freedom Hub founder Sally Irwin

In March 2014 Sally Irwin founded The Freedom Hub, a charity and social enterprise venture that trains, equips and provides work experience to survivors of modern slavery in Australia. With her co-workers she is helping survivors to rebuild their lives to a point where they can be employed, self-sufficient and have regained their self-worth. Sally will[…]

How might the church #BeBoldForChange this International Women’s Day?

Jesus loves women. It’s important for Christians to put this statement in the present tense; it’s not just that Jesus treated women with dignity and respect throughout his life — which was perhaps especially shocking when it came to the social status not just of women in Rome, but the women he’s recorded interacting with[…]


American novelist (story-teller) and philosopher David Foster Wallace once said: “We need narrative like we need space-time; it’s a built-in thing.” We collect and share stories, we build cultures around stories, and we imagine and transform life in the world on the basis of these stories. This is part of what separates us from the[…]