Gospel of Mark Reading Guide

We invite you to join us between Christmas 2019 and Easter 2020 on a journey through Mark’s account of this Good News story. Read the passages during the week, then engage with the sermon on Sunday which will be focussed on a part of the set chapter/s. You may also like to discuss and read…

Did Jesus Really Die?

First published 29 April 2015 A recent poll by McCrindle research found only 21% of Australians surveyed are confident that Jesus was raised from the dead. Perhaps this in not surprising, as for the average Australian ‘resurrection’ is a concept of fiction rather than everyday reality. Many have come up with theories to explain Jesus’…

Heritage Builders

The 2017 school year is underway! Whether we are a parent, grandparent or have been a child ourselves, we can appreciate the important role that teachers and the school system play in shaping our next generation. Together these build many wonderful things into our children, including ‘Australian values’ that often line up well with the…

Character

2 May 2015 And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him. (Colossians 3:17) You have probably heard it noted that we are human ‘beings’, not human ‘doings’. There is some important wisdom in this statement, for…

Conflict as an Opportunity

Sunday 10th August 2014 Last Monday Peter Adcock and I attended a ‘Personal Peacemaking’ workshop run by Peacewise. The motivation behind this organisation is that in light of our God-given differences, conflict is a normal part of daily life. Dealing with conflict, however, is something many people find difficult. We can run from or deny…