Minute from a Minister


01
Dec 2019

Years ago now, I wrote a Minute from a Minister called, “the Forders are killers”. It was a title I hoped would grab your attention. It was about how we (the Forders) had perfected the art of killing flies. It seemed like we were invaded by them: strays and regulars. But we also had fly swatters, and we even had the electric swatters that looked like a tennis racket. Each day we would kill as many flies as we could in our home. I think, Lachlan was the best! The reason I......

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24
Nov 2019

I have been busy digging out all our Heliconias (and their extensive rootsJ) in the front yard to plant something else there. The Heliconias certainly grow quickly to be a quick thick screen but they also quickly start to takeover! Anyway, Sue and I decided, for at least now, to plant some Sunflower seeds in this new bare garden, And then after they have had their day we’ll put in some Sweet Peas (on St Patrick’s Day – apparently that is the day you plant them); they are Sue’s favourites. We got......

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17
Nov 2019

Sunday, December 1 is our church and community Carols. Here are reasons why it’s a great opportunity — 1. They enable us to reflect and rejoice about why Jesus was born Because it wasn’t ‘just’ a baby boy being born it was God, in the second person of the Trinity (the eternal Son) taking humanity up into the Godhead. God and man are now joined eternally in one person. This is profound! And saved humanity will eventually also be joined eternally with God when ’heaven comes to earth’ after Jesus returns. So,......

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10
Nov 2019

Many of you will remember ‘Chloe’s Place’. Chloe’s Place, which was started by Christians, existed to help women with unplanned pregnancies. It was a wonderful ministry and service to our community. Sadly, Chloe’s Place shut down. What you may not have heard is that Chloe’s Place has been replaced by the Babes Project. The Babes Project seek to do the same thing as Chloe’s Place. Run by Christians, valuing and defending life from conception, Babes Project exists to help and empower women to be mothers, even in a crisis or unplanned pregnancy.......

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