Event: Q Commons Perth — what’s it about?

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 1:51 pm
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You’re invited to join this cross country and global event — with people in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, the Gold Coast and 140-plus cities around the world — that will include a conversation on how we might be part of healing our divided nation.

Almost every day we are confronted with the division, disagreement, and tension brewing in our country. Our differences are amplified and our empathy diminished. But as Christians, we have an opportunity to lead with a new posture and to give witness to a better way. Join with thoughtful Christian influencers for the Q Commons in Perth for an evening of learning and discussion on ‘Healing Our Divided Nation’.

Healing Our Divided Nation

6pm, Friday 3 November 2017

@ The Platform, Level 3

256 Adelaide Tce, Perth

Hosted by Riverview Church in partnership with 98five Sonshine FM

Register @ qcommons.com/perth

Over 140 cities across four continents and thousands of people will take part, as we join in an important conversation about engaging our culture as Christians to advance the common good.

The evening will include video talks from David Brooks (cultural commentator, The New York Times), Kara Powell (Fuller Youth Institute and author, Right Click), and Propaganda (activist and author) along with the below local speakers on questions and topics relevant to Perth.

Local speaker information

Dr David Michie


David is a social worker, counsellor and trainer with over 30 years of experience from social work through to supervision. He is currently director of Journeylines Counselling & Training Services. His talk will explore what Non-Indigenous Australians need in relationship with Indigenous Australians.

Karen Robinson

Karen is the managing director of Mango Group and so combines extensive consulting experience with her practical understanding of business leadership in a rapidly changing environment. She is an expert in developing healthy culture in organisations, large and small across all sectors, and her work has taken her all over the globe.

Dr Mark Jennings

“Welcome in the kitchen”

Mark is a lecturer in religion at Murdoch University. His research interests include the Sociology of Pentecostalism, Popular Culture, and Neoliberalism. His talk will present a snapshot of his research into LGBTIQ experiences of staying in and leaving Pentecostal-Charismatic Churches in Australia.


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