Seven years ago, I stood in this very room on a similar stage at the Triennial and International Settlement Conference. I was there to share about the launch of Welcoming Cities and…
FOUND is a welcoming and inclusive Christian faith community whose vision and aspiration is that they would be known by their love.
As a community they seek to explore faith and doubt, certainty and uncertainty, and engage difference and diversity with a posture of humility and grace. They are passionate about the common good (the most good for all people), recognising that God is passionate about justice for the poor and most vulnerable people in our society.
A warm, delightful story of a little girl and the importance of creativity in children’s lives.
“Making Waves: Expressions of Gender Equality in the Sacred Texts and Islamic Tradition” explores the role of women, gender and feminism in Islam.
I was raised in a household that gardened sustainably; practiced consumer activism; owned a personal computer; and, embraced ‘diversity and inclusion’ – long before any of those things were fashionable. I would often go to the Mosque on Friday (with my Dad) and would be sent to Church on Sunday (by my Mum).
I dreamed of being a writer, teacher, designer, humanitarian, actor, runner and professional Lego constructor. Now, I kind of do all those things – except I don’t get paid to construct Lego.