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SA Baptists and Marriage

By on September 6, 2017

We recognize that sexuality is God’s gift to all persons.  All people, regardless of their sexual practice or sense of sexual orientation, are individuals of great worth to God.  We affirm God’s grace is available to all.  The ministry, guidance,

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Symposium–No Barriers: Women and Pastoral Leadership

By on July 13, 2017

For many years as a movement we have championed the place and contribution of women, we have accredited and ordained men and women, and we have affirmed the place of women in leadership. Yet we recognise there is more to be

CACET Global ceases operations

By on July 13, 2017

Founding Directors Ian Hopley and Carl Collins wish to advise that CACET Global will be ceasing operations on June 30, 2017. The company directors are seeking new individual pathways, and will continue to operate within the complex field of child

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Baptist Care SA launches their new brand

By on July 13, 2017

More than 100 staff, volunteers, clients and stakeholders gathered to celebrate the launch of Baptist Care SA’s new brand. In recent years, Baptist Care’s service offering has changed significantly.  They have leveraged their expertise and their commitment has been recognised

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Communiqué from the meeting of Premier of SA The Hon Jay Weatherill MP & The Leaders of Christian Churches SA

By on September 22, 2015

Friday 18th September 2015 The Premier and the Leaders of the Christian Churches in South Australia have today met to discuss issues of mutual concern, including the current Syrian refugee crisis. “The scale of this crisis requires a significant response from all of

On Closing Aboriginal Communities

By on March 19, 2015

Some years back, an Aboriginal leader I know took a group of university students through a powerful exercise. In front of the group, he asked a few students to draw pictures of the people and things they loved in their

Swearing for the sake of women

By on November 27, 2014

The statistics of men who commit violence against women is staggering. Staggering because of the scale. One in three Australian women will, in her lifetime, suffer violence directed at her simply because she is female. Domestic violence is the leading

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Baptists speak out on babies and children in detention

By on August 7, 2014

6 August 2014 The head of Australian Baptist Ministries has written to federal Immigration Minister Scott Morrison, asking that no babies or children be placed in immigration detention. “We believe it is important for the federal government to reappraise the