Monthly Archives: January 2019


29
Jan 2019

It dawned on me the other day that the leaders of many of the major nations in the world seem very distracted from their jobs, as they try to handle other things that come their way. We have the USA, seemingly preoccupied with building a wall and prepared to close down its government until it gets the go-ahead; we have the UK still trying to sort out Brexit, and even at home here in Australia we have one poll after another, and a political party determining it’s leader – our PM –......

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21
Jan 2019

As we start our new year, it is good to stop and reflect on our mission statement “Making disciples of Jesus, to the glory of God”. Friends, as we do this we should find joy in sharing the Gospel. However, the truth is, while it is a joy to see people come to faith in Jesus, we all find it hard to do. So, here are some tools to talking with others about Jesus. Firstly, pray to God for the opportunity, for courage, and for this person’s heart to be soft to......

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13
Jan 2019

I wish I was like Jason Bourne… Roger Federer… Taylor Swift… Jamie Oliver. Being a new year, there are so many things that I could write about, but I really wanted to write (partly from a youth minister’s perspective) about what we do at TGS and why we do it this way. So often in life we look at other people and see qualities or talents or succuss in them that we wish we had. For instance, I think it is the dream of most men to be able to fight like......

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