The Lydia Project

Episode 80 : Brooke Prentis

November 27, 2021

As an Aboriginal Christian Leader who is a descendant of the Waka Waka peoples, Brooke Prentis uses her talents and experience to lead Common Grace, a movement of people pursuing Jesus and justice.  Tori Walker talks with Brooke about her family background, how she came to know Christ at uni, and why she is so passionate about the work she leads at Common Grace.

Brooke Prentis is CEO of Common Grace, a movement of people pursuing Jesus and justice.  Brooke is an Aboriginal Christian Leader who is a descendant of the Waka Waka peoples. Brooke is a writer, speaker, poet, theologian, community pastor, Chartered Accountant, and Company Director.

Brooke has appeared on numerous national TV and Radio programs including ABC's The Drum, NITV's The Point, ABC RN’s Soul Search, God Forbid, and the Religion & Ethics Report.  Brooke shares a message of Reconciliation as friendship across these lands now called Australia. @commongraceaus @brookeprentis.official

 

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SHOW SNIPPETS:

 

"Just showing the reality of our warming world."

 

"Together we feel less tired and less alone and so I understand the reality, I can’t afford to be overwhelmed by injustice."

 

"What I pray is that non-indigenous Christians don’t get overwhelmed, because we actually need you to walk alongside us, to share that burden of injustice."

 

"It’s the Body of Christ."

 

"It’s knowing that God is up to something and I want to be part of that something."

 

"Build us up in our leadership and share that across these lands now called Australia."

 

"People don’t know."

 

"The call is still to listen, to learn, and to love."

 

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The Lydia Project: Conversations with Christian Women is a podcast co-hosted by Tori Walker and Taryn Hayes. It features informal chats with Christian women around faith, life, ministry and the ways in which God is shaping their thinking and their lives. The views of TLP guests are their own and do not necessarily reflect the views of the hosts.

 

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