Every hour, 20 children run for their lives


· Tuesday, July 2, 2019 · Leave a Comment 


On June 20, the total number of forcibly displaced people sat at approximately 70 million, with children making up half the global refugee population.

Counterpoint’s first 40 years – an interview with Michael Shreenan


· Tuesday, July 2, 2019 · Leave a Comment 


Brittany Johnson talks to Counterpoint Community Services EO Michael Shreenan.

Claiming life – a testimony


· Tuesday, March 5, 2019 · Leave a Comment 


The story that follows is written by a person who recognised he was transgender and who claimed the gender she recognised as her own.

Change the heart – a call to action


· Monday, February 18, 2019 · Leave a Comment 


In the week leading up to Australia Day on January 26, Aboriginal Christian leaders Aunty Jean Phillips and Brooke Prentis hosted 17 prayer meetings in every state and territory across Australia.

Connecting families with surrogate grandparents


· Wednesday, December 5, 2018 · Leave a Comment 


The organisation has connected over 100 families with surrogate grandparents.

‘A charity gift gives twice’


· Wednesday, December 5, 2018 · Leave a Comment 


This Christmas consider the increasingly popular “charity gift”.

Faith communities mobilise in response to global warming report


· Monday, November 19, 2018 · Leave a Comment 


‘Living the Change: faithful choices for a flourishing world’ challenges believers to make concrete commitments to living more simply.

Letter-writing for human rights


· Saturday, November 17, 2018 · Leave a Comment 


When a person has taken time out of the day to sit down and pen a letter, determined to communicate with only you, what a lift it gives you.

A place to call home – An interview with Dr Olfat Mahmoud


· Wednesday, October 3, 2018 · Leave a Comment 


Tears for Tarshiha is a memoir by Dr Olfat Mahmoud, Director of the Palestinian Women’s Humanitarian Organisation.

Early days of local parks


· Wednesday, October 3, 2018 · Leave a Comment 


For many years in the Victorian era, Baptist Gardens in Surry Hills (now Redfern) was known as the horticultural showplace of Sydney.