Minute from a Minister


26
Jun 2016

With this coming election and the uncertainty of how some things will go depending on who is elected, many are either not sure who to vote for or feeling uneasy about the outcome. While we are to vote responsibly, it is comforting to know who is ultimately in control. Romans 13:1-2 says: “Let everyone be subject to the governing authorities, for there is no authority except that which God has established. The authorities that exist have been established by God. Consequently, whoever rebels against the authority is rebelling against what God has instituted, and those who......

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19
Jun 2016

I grew up in a Labor home where people like Gough Whitlam and Bob Hawke were our heroes. But when I met Sue in 1982 that proved to be a bit of a problem, as her dad was a die-hard Liberal supporter. And so, we had some interesting discussions for several years! Well, as many of you know, I became a follower of Jesus in 1988 in my thirtieth year of life, and that completely changed everything for me, even including how I viewed politics. I no longer voted for a party......

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12
Jun 2016

Last Sunday, Trevor preached on the elephant in the room. The elephant being “How do we, followers of Jesus, live in a society today, that no longer wants to listen to us, and more and more, does not even want us around?” It is a good question and very timely. Trevor reminded us that in Australian history, Christianity was often celebrated, it was the norm. However, in the last 40 years there has been a shift and it is fair to say that Christianity was no longer the norm. I mean, at......

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05
Jun 2016

Two weeks ago I was at the Qld Theological College in Brisbane (where I studied) for lectures on Romans. You could call it Continued Professional Development or, learning and growing in my understanding of God’s word and thus how to teach it to others. I appreciate this opportunity TGS gave me. What did I learn? Lots of details about Romans! But more importantly the message of Romans (which, really, is the message of the New Testament and the Bible as a whole) was again impressed upon me — That God is so......

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