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Christmas 2018 Day – How Jesus Was Born

Ordinary or Extraordinary (show Picture – Christmas lights) When it comes to the Christian Christmas story how important is it for you to remember? … too common. … tired, distracted, flat out and stressed … just for the children … we feel that it is fictional What might cause you to make the extraordinary story of Christmas sound only ordinary? A fly…

1 Peter 4:12-19 – Good Suffering

Why do Christians face tough times, persecution or suffering? 1 Peter 1:7, “so that the proven genuineness of your faith, of greater worth than gold, which perishes even though refined by fire, may result on praise, glory and honour when Jesus Christ is revealed” Persecution of Christians in the world today… How would you feel if you were arrested for following Jesus?…

Religious Freedom and the Politics of Outrage – Part 1

Religious Freedom and The Politics of Outrage – Part 1 By Akos Balogh (taken from Gospel coalition website) (According to Pulitzer prize-winning New York Times Journalist Nicholas Kristof,  the best way for the Mainstream Media to build audiences in this competitive digital age is by ‘reinforcing stereotypes and minimising nuance‘. [1] Well, we saw both these behaviours in the SMH and ABC…

1 Peter 4:1-11 – Clear Minded Living

1 Peter so far the great hope we have as God’s people. … an inheritance that can never perish, spoil or fade 1 Peter 2:24, “he himself bore our sins in his body on the cross so that we might die to sins and live for righteousness.” The Christian life involves suffering “Therefore since Christ suffered in his body, arm yourself with…

The silent Epidemic that’s “Killing us” (part 3)

The Silent Epidemic That’s “Killing Us” (Part 3) by Akos Balough (Gospel Coalition) Part 1 & 2 can be found on our church web site or the Gospel Coalition Aust web site 9) Churches Are a Potent Force Against Loneliness Churches are islands of community in a (rising) sea of loneliness. When living faithfully to God’s word, churches are places where people…

The Silent Epidemic that’s “Killing Us” (part 2)

The Silent Epidemic That’s “Killing Us” (Part 2) by Akos Balough (Gospel Coalition) In part 1 Akos raises the huge problem loneliness is for our western culture and then looks at 4 thoughts on why it is happening and why… 5) The Underlying Cultural Shift: Individualism. Although technologies like social media do shape us (for good or ill), loneliness was already a…

The silent epidemic that is killing us – Part 1

The Silent Epidemic That’s “Killing Us” by Akos Balough (Gospel Coalition) A silent epidemic is sweeping across western societies. It’s affecting young and old, rich and poor, educated and uneducated. You wouldn’t know it’s happening, because much of it takes place behind closed doors. But increasing numbers of people are touched by it. What is this silent epidemic? Loneliness.   According to…