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Standing for Truth in a Post-Truth world

When: From 9 am till 11.30am, Saturday June 3 Where: House Centre, 69 Thomas St West End As always there will be tea and coffee available.   Naiara Carillo trained in journalism and is currently working on a PhD, looking at how food is presented in supermarkets in ways that influence our actions. Underlying ideas include how […]

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Community Course (June 24 – July 8)

Come To Our Community Orientation Course (June 24 – July 8, 2017) We would like to invite people who may be interested an intensive course with the Waiters ( waitersunion.org ) in West End, Brisbane mid-year. The course is a two-week, grass-roots, face-to-face, show-and-tell, do-it-and-discuss-it intro to compassionate Christ-like community work. Most of the time […]

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“The Administration of Fear”

Join us at the EMMANUEL CENTRE on 20 APRIL 2017 for “The Administration of Fear — technology, politics and religion” seminar with Dave Andrews and Dr Paul Tyson on Thursday 4 May, 12 noon–2.30pm. The French social theorist Paul Virilio has written an intriguing text titled “The Administration of Fear”. In this text, he points out […]

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Join us for the Palm Sunday Refugee Rally

Let’s make this a big one. Annual rally in King Gorge Square followed by a march to St John’s Cathedral where Very Rev Peter Catt will be speaking. The Cathedral was where the Sanctuary movement was born last year and has basically kept hundreds of people seeking asylum in our community from being deported. Many […]

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Nonviolent Interfaith Leadership Program

Applications Closing Soon!! 5pm Friday 17 March Applications for this wonderful program are closing soon. There are still limited places available. Please contact us now if you’d like to secure a final place. Click here to apply now www.nonviolentinterfaithleadership.org/ The Program 2 – 7 April 2017 This leadership program has so far benefited over 65 leaders across the […]

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Spirituality For Peacemakers Training

Culture wars dominate the headlines and the airwaves as conflicts over values, gender, race, and class show no signs of abating. In “Practicing Spirituality with Peacemakers” we offer an alternative way of living that is built on the strong spiritual foundations of nonviolence, living together harmoniously, forgiving and being reconciled with others, and seeking common […]

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Come And Join Us For Two Weeks

Come To Our Community Orientation Course (December 3-17, 2016) We would like to invite people who may be interested an intensive course with the Waiters ( waitersunion.org ) in West End, Brisbane in December. The course is a two-week, grass-roots, face-to-face, show-and-tell, do-it-and-discuss-it intro to compassionate Christ-like community work. Most of the time participants live […]

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Meet Dave Andrews In Europe

anti-Congress of Culture Animators, ECC, Lubiąż, Poland, 8/07/16 Animating Communities In A Time Of Conflict   Slot Art Festival, Lubiąż, Poland, 5-9/07/16 http://slot.art.pl The Blessed Revolution Religion, Violence & Nonviolence The Jihad Of Jesus My Magical Mystical Way Of Engaging The World   TaCesta Church, Prague, Czech 10/07/16 http://tacesta.cz Creating Radical Compassionate Inclusive Communities.   […]

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Peace-Heart Of Gospel – Mark & Mary Hurst Webinar

The 2015-2016 webinars organized by the Centre for Anabaptist Studies explore the seven core convictions of the UK Anabaptist Network, which summarize the heart of Anabaptism and its contemporary significance… This event addresses Core Conviction #7, “Peace is at the heart of the gospel. As followers of Jesus in a divided and violent world, we […]

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Meet Dave In New Zealand In May

  May 8-9 Auckland Sunday 10.15am:  ‘A Christlike Approach To Engaging Muslims’ Northcote Baptist Church, 67 Eban Ave, Hillcrest Sunday 5.30 – 7pm. ‘How Can Christians And Muslims Live In Peace?’ Inter-faith gathering at Crave Cafe  25 McDonald Street, Sandringham. Monday 7.30pm-9pm ‘Christian-Muslim Engagement’ A Carey Conversation with Dave Andrews, and Frank Ritchie (Tearfund), Rosemary Dewerse (The College […]

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Love Your Neighbour Truthlab

7pm May 26 2016 Bracken Ridge Baptist Church Brisbane In an increasingly dislocated and hurried world how can we follow the call of Christ to see His kingdom way of love shape our local communities? And in Australia how do both Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians come together to write a new chapter as neighbours united […]

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Campfire In The Heart Retreats

A reminder of the retreats that we have on at Campfire in the Heart this year: April 10th – 15th: Desert Retreat for Body and Soul with Susanna Pain. June 12th – 18th: Wide Skies and Open Hearts Retreat One with Sue and David Woods September 11th – 17th: Wide Skies and Open Hearts Retreat […]

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