Barbara Miller

About Barbara Miller

Together with her husband Norman, Barbara planted the Tabernacle of David, a church in Cairns in 1996. A year later, Barbara and Norman also founded the parachurch Centre for International Reconciliation and Peace. Barbara and Norman helped launch the Canberra Declaration and the National Day of Prayer and Fasting. They have also led a number of prayer events for Australia Day and conferences in many Australian cities.

Barbara is also the author of several books, most of them on Australian history and biography, including one about a 100-year-old Holocaust survivor. Barbara was a finalist in the main prize of the Queensland Literary Awards 2018 for her memoir “White Woman Black Heart: Journey Home to Old Mapoon, a Memoir.”
3 07, 2021

NAIDOC Week 4-11 July 2021: Heal Country, Heal Our Nation.

By |2021-07-03T13:10:08+10:00July 3rd, 2021|Australia, Faith, Good Books, Indigenous, Leadership|1 Comment

Father of NAIDOC William Cooper is the father of NAIDOC. The National Aboriginal and Islander Day Observance Committee came about because a committed Aboriginal Christian named William Cooper persuaded the churches to institute Aboriginal Sunday, which later became Aborigines Day, a secular observance, and later more

22 01, 2020

Praying for the Rain and Praying for the Bushfires

By |2020-01-22T01:20:26+11:00January 22nd, 2020|Australia, Authors, Faith, Life, Prayer, Sexual Integrity|1 Comment

INVITE: JOIN US FOR AUSTRALIA DAY PRAYER CANBERRA 25-27 JAN 20 Registration forms for Australia Day Prayer are available at Australia as a nation is used to extreme weather conditions of fire, drought, flood and cyclones. In fact, wildfires are a natural part of more

28 05, 2019

7 Ways Australia Avoided Catastrophe: Reflections on the Federal Elections 2019

By |2019-05-27T22:28:01+10:00May 28th, 2019|Australia, Authors, Faith, Freedom, Gender, Leadership, Prayer|6 Comments

by Ps Barbara Miller, Centre for International Reconciliation and Peace, Cairns. The press has been heralding the result of the recent federal elections in Australia as a “miracle” and “Lazarus 11,”and Prime Minister Scott Morrison as the “Messiah from the Shire.” It was certainly a more