Minute from a Minister


20
May 2018

Every Sunday and throughout the week, I am reminded how important our volunteers at TGS are. Before 7am, volunteers for music, the sound and projector desk, morning tea, the Lord’s Supper preparation and welcoming are setting up for our traditional service. As the morning progresses, volunteers for children’s church at our 9:30am service arrive to set up and pray for our kids for that morning. Shortly after, the 9:30am music team is there too. We have volunteers bring morning tea and set up to cater for kids and adults after the service.......

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13
May 2018

We have on our footpath, in front of our house, two weeping tea trees. I like them as they have such fine leaves, lemon-scented foliage, weeping branches and an interesting type of bark. If you aren’t into trees – please hang in there, this isn’t just about trees. The other morning, fairly early, I was out the front of our house, when a lovely breeze came across our neighbourhood. I say it was lovely, as it gently blew the branches of our weeping tea-trees so that they were horizontal to the ground.......

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06
May 2018

It can be so easy to believe that if only we were on holidays all the time we would be always happy. We are bombarded with holidays advertisements and Facebook photos of people on holiday which can make us envious, dissatisfied and make it harder to live in the here-and-now. Some people have asked me how my families recent holiday was— and it was good. Thank you, God! And thank you for asking. I’m glad to have had it. But … holidays don’t make everything good. Travelling can be stressful and tiring—......

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29
Apr 2018

This term at Youth Group we are doing a series on Social Media. The first talk was on the 1st of the 10 commandments “You shall have no other gods beside me” Exodus 20:3. The problem for the Israelites wasn’t that they didn’t believe in God, he had just rescued them from slavery in Egypt. They knew he was real and was God. Their problem was, they were worshipping other gods as well as him that they had picked up in Egypt. God is clear that we are not to give our......

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