Minute from a Minister


03
May 2020

I hear that many people like our online church. And, personally, I think it is pretty good! So, thank you to the numerous people who make that happen. And, there certainly are some things that are easier with online church, like: you can be in your pyjamas if you wish! (you choose how casually you dress); you don’t have to even leave home (it’s your location); it’s quicker; if you can’t log on at 9am you can do so later (you choose the time); there’s no ‘big’ roster to serve on (you......

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27
Apr 2020

I am not sure if you have heard someone say this yet, but many ministers and ministry organisations have been declaring the many gospel opportunities that COVID–19 brings. Have you heard that? I get excited when I hear statements like this. Awesome, let’s advance God’s kingdom, I would love you be a part of that; doing something that impacts people for eternity. But my joy and enthusiasm quickly turn to confusion and worry… I really like the sounds of capitalising on these opportunities, but what opportunities are they talking about? I am......

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19
Apr 2020

In my daily Bible Reading time, I read last week Ecclesiastes 3. And I couldn’t believe what I found. It’s amazing how one can read the Bible and not pick up on something it says until you experience ‘what’ it says! In my opinion, the book of Ecclesiastes is all about what life in a fallen world can be like. And the first eight verses list the various things we face in a fallen world and how they sometimes just come and go, and you can do little about them. And one......

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12
Apr 2020

  Who expected any of this? The year 2020 will certainly go down as a year to remember. In parts of Australia there have been severe droughts followed by devastating bushfires, floods and now the virus. Yes, what a year it has been. I was sent this the other day and thought I’d share it with you, It, pretty much, sums things up: † Suddenly, we slept in one world and woke up in another. Disney has no more magic and Paris is no longer romantic. † Suddenly, in New York everyone......

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