Minute from a Minister


05
Aug 2018

It seems that so many people at TGS are getting sick, gravely sick and some have even died. It has been wonderful to see the sacrificial love and genuine support shown by so many for those in these situations. But it seems, things are not slowing down. How then will we live out 1 Thessalonians 4:9-10 9 Now about your love for one another we do not need to write to you, for you yourselves have been taught by God to love each other. 10 And in fact, you do love all of God’s family throughout Macedonia. Yet......

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29
Jul 2018

On behalf of my family I want to say a big ‘THANK YOU’ to the many, many of you who are caring for & loving Renee, myself & our children — Thank you for your prayers Thank you for the food (so much, so varied, so enjoyable, and so helpful) Thank you for the time you have spent with our children Thank you for asking about Renee and us, for your phone calls, texts, emails etc. It’s lovely to hear the care in your voices and messages Thank you for the ironing......

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22
Jul 2018

We’ve only just got back out tax refund – woohoo. I am well aware that not all of us get tax refunds, but Sue and I usually do, and this one is bigger than past years, so a double woohooJ. I have found it helpful to get it done early, and as we usually receive a refund, the earlier the better. But, what will we do with it? Now, if you are like us, it doesn’t take long to think about the different ways one can use it, and especially as we......

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15
Jul 2018

Every three weeks I have the task of writing a minute from a minister. Every three weeks because Trevor and Cameron write one on the other weeks. And I am usually prompted by God as to what to write. However, there have been times and especially this week where I just don’t know what to do. So, I thought I would fall on your graces and share with you something I heard recently in a sermon that I found encouraging and helpful. The sermon was on Christian community. And the preacher named......

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