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Great Billy Sunday quote (and fun video of him preaching)

Have you heard of Billy Sunday? Ex-baseball star turned 1920s preacher who, as Don Carson puts it 'preached prohibition and the gospel in about equal measure'. He was a ferociously…  >>>

Posted: 13 November 2014
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The art of resting easy

Recently I was asked to speak on a topic that set my wife laughing. “You can’t do that yourself!” she said, and as usual she’s right. The topic was ‘rest’,…  >>>

Posted: 13 August 2014
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TV shows a sadder reality

First published Eternity newspaper Australia’s television networks have opened the ratings season with a fusillade of big-budget Reality TV programs. But their most successful genres point to our personal failures.…  >>>

Posted: 20 February 2014
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Book Review: Let It Go: Forgive So You Can Be Forgiven, by T.D. Jakes

“As a general rule, whoever describes the person best wins the person—and whoever wins the person—gets the opportunity to impact the person.” Ed Welch said that a few months ago…  >>>

Posted: 15 January 2014
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Five Phases Of Establishing Migrant Identity And Community

Greetings, one and all. Thanks for joining us. At the risk of stating the painfully obvious, Austalia is a multi-cultural place. Now we've established that, let's move on to the…  >>>

Posted: 18 November 2014
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MAKE Easter Sunday Service

Join us for Easter!! 4pm, Fitzgerald State School Hall. 1 hour service length. Kid friendly. All welcome!!  >>>

Posted: 14 April 2014
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Highlights from Gospel Driven Churches with Andrew Heard

Here are some great takeaways from Andrew Heard at a seminar that he spoke at up in Brisbane: HIGHLIGHTS Leaders know where they are going, analyze where they are at,…  >>>

Posted: 7 March 2013
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The Economics of Sex: Has the Price Gotten too Cheap?

You may also like: What You Have To Know About Our Culture’s Preoccupation With Sex Has Radical Feminism Failed Our Women? What’s Wrong With Our Young Men?  >>>

Posted: 19 February 2014
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Christianity and Homosexuality: A Review of Books

Author: Tim KellerCategory: Blog The relationship of homosexuality to Christianity is without doubt one of the main subjects of cultural conversation today. If you are a Christian in New York…  >>>

Posted: 4 October 2013
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Noah, a Review

As a Christian, and someone who takes what the Bible has to say about life and the universe and God pretty seriously, I have to admit that sometimes, the things…  >>>

Posted: 16 April 2014
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Do You Feel Called By God?

Michael Bennett’s book is brilliant. I loved it. Let me tell you why. Ever since I became a Christian at age 19 (1989) I have been baffled and confused by…  >>>

Posted: 11 April 2013
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Bubble bubble toil and trouble

I’ve now officially lost count of how many courses of chemo I’ve had. Somewhere over 30 is the answer. I just keep on putting more and more poison into my…  >>>

Posted: 21 October 2013
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Jesus Is Not the Poster Boy of the Left or Right

I saw this poster recently on Facebook and it has some interesting things to say. Some I would agree with, others I would say are shots in the dark and…  >>>

Posted: 21 April 2014
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5 tips on Evangelism

Evangelism is a challenge for all of us. Here are five things which I’ve found helpful in my efforts to share Jesus with those I care about: 1. Say your…  >>>

Posted: 10 February 2014
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A Point of Thanks

Last Sunday I was watching television. Surfing the channels I found myself on "meTV", watching Joel Osteen give a message. I had heard things about this man, both from Tim…  >>>

Posted: 25 March 2013
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I am a child of God

Here are the words J.I Packer suggests in his book ‘Knowing God’ we should repeat to ourselves to remind ourselves of our identity and our destiny. “I am a child…  >>>

Posted: 3 April 2014
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Gospel conversation FAIL

This week I met Sarah. It was hot and sunny on Friday so I took our girls to one of the local pools. It was pretty quiet, then a lady…  >>>

Posted: 8 November 2014
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Relating to staff as a wife on staff

Last post I talked about relating to church staff as the wife of the senior minister. In short, my hints included, Remember your words carry extra weight, even if you…  >>>

Posted: 7 October 2014
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4 Ways Your Church Can Partner With A Church Plant

Church planting can be a lonely business. In many ways, the church planter ventures out on his own armed with nothing but a vision and a prayer. Obviously that’s not…  >>>

Posted: 19 May 2014