Articles and Devotional Thoughts Archives


Fun with fiction
Friday, May 26th, 2017 at 4:17pm

Church bulletin Novels get a bad rap from some Christians. While we ought to plumb the depths of scripture, I think it is also beneficial to…
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Why we will never cease from singing the hymns of yesteryear
Sunday, May 7th, 2017 at 10:28pm

Church bulletin For many Christians, hymns older than about 30 years are relics belonging to a bygone era. Sure they have sentimental value suitable for…
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All sin is sin but not all sin is the same
Wednesday, April 26th, 2017 at 2:27pm

Church bulletin In much of the recent discussion concerning the Bible and sexuality it is frequently asserted that homosexual lust is just as sinful as…
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What’s in your bag?
Friday, April 14th, 2017 at 12:35pm

Church bulletin The other week I came across the Amoeba Music website. Amoeba Music which is based in Los Angeles is the biggest second hand…
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Common grace
Saturday, April 1st, 2017 at 7:33pm

Church bulletin I have just finished reading a diatribe against the doctrine of common grace. The concept causes some Christians to get a bit hot…
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Children – a blessing or a curse?
Sunday, March 19th, 2017 at 10:07pm

Church Bulletin I was talking to an older Christian the other day who said they could understand people choosing not to have children. They acknowledged…
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Working together
Monday, March 6th, 2017 at 10:05am

Church Bulletin We had a blessed service last Sunday afternoon as Mwaniki, Tony, and Scott were formally set-apart to be church officers. It was great…
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Thankfully, there are things God CANNOT do
Sunday, February 19th, 2017 at 2:32pm

Church bulletin How thankful we are that God is for us and not against us. His limitless power is a terrifying prospect, yet as His…
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Fifteen years ago
Sunday, February 5th, 2017 at 10:49pm

Church bulletin It was February 2, 2002 that I arrived in Sydney; Kylie, Alex and Lewis flew in a week later. At the end of…
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When earth and heaven meet
Thursday, January 26th, 2017 at 10:03am

Church Bulletin Every Sunday we come together to sing praises to our God. We may think of it as an ordinary practice performed by millions…
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