Minute from a Minister


18
Dec 2016

If I see someone wearing a cross on a necklace, I usually say something like: Does the cross you wear around your neck mean anything? Some people say ‘No’ and give me a strange look. Some say ‘No’ but also go on to say ‘Why do you ask?’ And some say ‘Yes, it does.’ Just recently, on our day off, at a local Coffee Club for lunch, the young lady who served Sue and me, was wearing a cross on a necklace, and so I asked her that question: Does the cross......

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11
Dec 2016

If you ask a lot of children and teenagers what they are going to do on their (long) holidays a lot of them don’t know. I guess that’s a luxury they have when they have so many and such long holidays during the year! Well, my family’s recent holiday was planned out, but there were still some lovely surprises for us. Let me mention a few — There were more church connections than we realised. While on holidays we went to a baptism of a relative, and discovered that numerous of the......

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04
Dec 2016

I was talking with some friends recently about how things aren’t made like they used to be. Years ago, you brought things based on how long they would last. I told my friends that Lesley and I were given a washing machine when we first got married. It was a hand me down and it was 26 years old and going strong. After years of marriage the washing machine finally died. In the last 6 years we have had 2 washing machines, so it seems these days washing machines aren’t built to......

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27
Nov 2016

When I was in Bunnings at Smithfield the other day, I learnt a very important thing from the Lord. Has the Lord ever spoken to you at Bunnings? Well he did for me! Some time ago now, Sue and I got talking to one of the staff at Bunnings, and in the conversation it was mentioned how you are allowed to bring your dog into Bunnings, if it is on a lead, or held in your hands – and ours is very much the latter! So on this particular day last week,......

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