May 29, 2019
John should have been a home shopping marketer! When we read some of the longer passages in John's gospel we hear Jesus and John, say something, then say it again and repeat it and so on. It's like those old TV ads. In Australia there was a telemarketing group called Demtel and the face of...
May 22, 2019
Focus reading: Rev 21:10, 21:22-22:5
In the history of our faith, God has been with people in lots of different ways. In the Old Testament God was with people in some dramatic ways but it always seemed to be the select few and even then God was never with people face to face. In the New Testament, God was seen to be...
May 15, 2019
Focus readings: Rev 21:1-6 & John 13:31–35
In 2016 I wrote:
It is just over 100 years since men landed on the beaches of Gallipoli and began laying down their lives for the sake of others. At a time like this it is tempting to glorify war. There was nothing glorious about World War 1. It was all about great imperial...
May 15, 2019
Come and join us for a community Breakfast and hear two great speakers talk about "What to do and where to turn when a Parent or Partner needs Care."
Saturday June 1st 8am-10am
180 Swensons road Mt Crosby
$5 a head $20 family (4 or more)
May 11, 2019
Focus Passage: Revelation 7:9-17
It is tempting on when we remember the suffering of the world to go one of two ways with our faith. One way is to believe that God has abandoned us, or even that God does not exist. The other temptation is to say that this life is simply a veil of tears and there is a greater, better...