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Belonging Together on Earth.

Part five in the teaching series on Biblical justice.

 

About the resource

Authored by Rev. Scott Higgins, ‘Belonging Together on Earth’ builds our biblical understanding of justice from ‘On Earth as it is Heaven’ focusing on inclusion of people living with disability and their carers.

 

A church’s theology influences the ways people living with disability are perceived and incorporated into the life of the church. It affects how they belong.

 

‘Belonging Together on Earth’ explores a theology of belonging that can be outworked within our local churches and communities.

 

For more information on practical ways to build inclusive communities see Connections Project and Connections Resources.

 

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*Prayer Cards
Printed copies of the cards are available FREE of charge from Baptist Care SA. If you are intending to use these in your church or small groups, please contact us and we’ll supply as many copies as you need. Contact our Church Support Team at churchsupport-team@baptistcaresa.org.au  to receive your copies.

 

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About the Author

Scott Higgins BTh, MTh, GradCert (Social Change & Development) Scott Higgins is a social justice and ethics consultant, educator and writer. 

Ordained as a pastor by the Baptist Churches of NSW and ACT he worked for fifteen years in pastoral ministry and spent a decade working for Baptist World Aid where he founded the Catalyst advocacy program; wrote the widely used 50:50 and End of Greed books, preaching and study guides; and initiated the now acclaimed fashion industry supply chain reports. 

After concluding at Baptist World Aid he founded A Just Cause, a delegated body of Australian Baptist Ministries, designed to equip churches to pursue justice issues within Australia; initiated Converge, an annual gathering of Baptist leaders from across Australia to lobby Federal Parliamentarians on issues of justice; and served on the Boards of Micah Challenge and Stop the Traffik. 

Scott lives in Newcastle with his wife Sandy and two of their three children, and is an active member of Hamilton Baptist Church.

 

For more information or enquiries, please contact:

Baptist Care SA Church Support Team
T: 08 8273 7100
churchsupport-team@baptistcaresa.org.au 

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