The Common Good

Jarrod McKenna

Jarrod McKenna is amazed by grace. A peace award winning nonviolence trainer and activist, Jarrod is now World Vision Australia’s National Advisor on Faith & Activism and a teaching Pastor at Westcity Church. Jarrod with his amazing wife and son Teresa and Tyson, are three of 20 people living at First Home Project ; an innovative community welcoming, housing and empowering refugees. Follow him on twitter here.

Blog Posts by Jarrod McKenna

Posted by Jarrod McKenna 6 days 14 hours ago
So our First Home Project car was stolen, and was recently found by the police. (Yay!) Unfortunately it now has more graffiti in it than a public toilet. (Booo.)We use it to teach...
Posted by Jarrod McKenna 7 weeks 3 days ago
CEO of World Vision Australia Rev. Tim Costello reminds us that the Lord's Prayer "is not about us." "This Easter we remember that Christianity is in some ways about the power of weakness — a...
Posted by Jarrod McKenna 7 weeks 4 days ago
Systemic theology lecturer Dr. Ben Myers talks about Jesus' prayer, "deliver us," and how following his example leads us not to optimism nor pessimism but into hope. "The prayer of Jesus teaches...
Posted by Jarrod McKenna 7 weeks 5 days ago
In this reflection, Rev. Dr. John Dickson talks about total dependency on the bread of life, and being one of the first cultures in history that doesn't see the process of food being grown, harvested...
Posted by Jarrod McKenna 9 weeks 4 days ago
In this Lent reflection, Grant and Uncle Graham Paulson talk about cultural genocide and forgiveness in the same breath. It is an honor to listen to someone who is possible of such a witness.