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Making churches more accessible

A new booklet shows how churches can be made more welcoming, especially of those living with disability.

CWS funding fight against Ebola

Christian World Service launches an appeal to help churches play a critical role in countering Ebola.

The beauty of lost causes

Taonga columnist John Bluck takes issue with a new online encyclopedia that dismisses the church as a lost cause.

St John celebrates jubilee in Suva

Order of St John thanked for its work during a jubilee service in Holy Trinity Cathedral, Suva.

Waiapu flocks to ordain bishop

St John's Cathedral overflows with well-wishers as Andrew Hedge is ordained as the 16th Bishop of Waiapu.
• Archbishop Philip Richardson's sermon

Jesus takes the offensive – but why?

Our Sunday preacher majors on Jesus' opening salvo in a sustained, systematic and searing attack on the scribes and the Pharisees. 

Bishop lifts off as a children's writer

After 14 years' gestation, Bishop Bruce Gilberd takes wing as a children's author.

Bishops back child poverty resource

Christians can't allow the focus on child poverty to get blurry, say our bishops. So they've commended a new resource to the church.

What shall we do about ISIS?

The Archbishop of Canterbury calls for a long-term global strategy against ISIS.
• 'Once in a millennium threat'
• Canadian primate seeks prayer