Monthly Archives: July 2015


26
Jul 2015

From Wednesday night to Friday Cameron was in Brisbane at The Gospel Coalition’s National Leaders’ Consultation (is it only Christians who love long titles?). So what was that and why did Cameron go? The Gospel Coalition (TGC) is a group (started in America) which brings together Evangelical Christians for fellowship, strengthening and more effective   ministry. It has heaps of resources on their web site which can help you to honour Christ each week — australia.thegospelcoalition.org TGS has now started in Australia. The Leaders’ Consultation brought together Christians from each State and Territory in Australia......

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19
Jul 2015

I think I must be anti-God and also anti-the human race. Or to put it another way, I must be God-phobic and also the human race-phobic. Well I am not, but please put up with my frivolity for a moment as I explain how ridiculous things are becoming. Just last week it was reported that the ex NRL Parramatta player Jarryd Hayne, who is now trying out for the NFL in America, said something that was apparently very anti-Semitic. What he basically said was: Jesus came to help his own people (the......

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12
Jul 2015

I recently read a good and helpful article titled 4 things Jesus didn’t die for. It doesn’t beat around the bush but gets straight to the point. What is great is it helps us identify and reject false teaching better in this area. Here are the highlights. Originally found at http://madeformore.co/4-things-jesus-didnt-die-for/ For Your Australian Dream: Jesus didn’t die to make you healthy, wealthy, secure, and comfortable. This may be your current state, but don’t let that to lead you to think it’s a promise. Jesus’ death means he has taken on your sin,......

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05
Jul 2015

From Friday night until Sunday (lunchtime, probably) Trevor, Chris, Cameron, James Sartain and Rod Cole-Clarke will be at the annual Synod of the NQ Anglican Diocese (“Synod”) in Townsville. So what is Synod and what use is it?   Synod is a semi-formal gathering of ordained and non-ordained representatives from churches throughout the Diocese to discuss and decide on certain issues that are either regarded as relevant and important to the whole Diocese, or that need a vote by representatives of the whole Diocese (i.e. the Synod). Wheh! That was a mouthful.......

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