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Streets of Hope: Finding God in St Kilda

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After theological training in Switzerland, Tim Costello's ministry in a Melbourne bayside suburb - as famous for sex and drugs as for its ethnic mix - was to test his prejudices as a lawyer, his convictions and himself. This is his own story of the encounters and characters, ideas and values.
Paperback, 242 pages
Published January 1st 1998 by Allen & Unwin Academic
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Sep 30, 2014 Happy rated it liked it
Book club book. Overall an interesting read. I didn't like the use of the word 'preach' which he used a lot but what was I expecting he is a minister. At times it was easy to forget this fact because of the numerous jobs Tim did, just reading what he did in a day or week made me feel worn out. He is full of compassion and empathy for people of all race, creed and religion which is to be admired. The world especially Melbourne is lucky to have him fight for just causes. I enjoyed the touches of h ...more
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Oct 04, 2012 Symon Pratt rated it it was amazing
This book was an inspiration when I first read it. Costello's autobiography from his years as pastor at St Kilda Baptist demonstrate what it means to be like Christ, on society's periphery
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