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This site exists because of requests for the material here, however, the site will close towards the end of 2022. The content is for those exploring how to live as followers of the Biblical Jesus in contemporary Australia.


Leviticus 25:1-17. The Economy

How do we reflect the freedom of rest in our lives? What things (economic, activities etc) drive or even enslave us and keep us from rest in this life? How…

Leviticus 19. Eat, Love, Pray

To see ourselves we need to look into a mirror. To understand ourselves we need the views of those around us. To see our culture clearly it is valuable to…

Leviticus 16. Atonement

This day of atonement is at the centre of the book of Leviticus. It is a day of freedom; personal, political and economic. It is a day of innocence regained,…

Leviticus 13:1-23. Health

Leviticus brings trust in God out of the realm of theory into our daily lives. It tells us that our salvation is earthy, our salvation is our health, our salvation…

Leviticus 11:1-25. MasterChef

Food is not only for sustaining life. In Melbourne we know it marks culture, style, class and our health habits. Just think of how many words we have for coffee…

Leviticus 10:1-20. Dangerous grace

“With great power comes great responsibility.” Perhaps the earliest use of this idea appears in Jesus’ teaching in Luke 12:48. The counterpoint is the Biblical theme that with grace comes…

Leviticus 5:14-6:7. Unashamed

In Melbourne our brand of individualism limits the sacred to the personal and divides the personal from the public sphere. In Leviticus what is sacred, what is personal and what…

Leviticus 1. Shame and its healing

Our city and times are unsure how to deal with guilt and shame. In practise, we deny, rather than deal with the burdens that sour our hearts and relationships so…