Articles and Devotional Thoughts Archives

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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Preaching and discipleship
Sunday, January 15th, 2017 at 2:46pm

Church bulletin We live at a time when ministry is increasingly focused upon specific groups – women’s ministry, men’s ministry, young people’s ministry, etc. I…
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A new year is here!
Saturday, December 31st, 2016 at 10:20pm

Church bulletin A new year = new resolutions. New resolutions = good intentions and inevitable failure. But this need not be the case. Resolutions can…
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The blessing of holidays
Sunday, December 18th, 2016 at 8:16pm

Church Bulletin It’s that time of year when most of us in paid employment will be having a break from work. For those not taking…
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It’s that time of year again!
Monday, December 5th, 2016 at 10:21am

Church Bulletin I must admit that I have a love hate relationship with the Christmas period. What do I dislike? * I dislike the glorious…
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Keep the heart fires burning
Saturday, November 19th, 2016 at 10:19pm

Church Bulletin If you get to the nuts and bolts of it, what is it specifically that defines a Christian? There are many important facets…
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Mixed messages
Sunday, November 6th, 2016 at 9:22pm

Church bulletin Now that the hot weather is coming along we are being warned to watch out for snakes. One November day about 10 years…
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Food for thought
Sunday, October 23rd, 2016 at 9:46pm

Church bulletin It is interesting to observe how often food and eating is mentioned in the New Testament. Jesus unashamedly ate with sinners. As a…
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Family worship
Saturday, October 1st, 2016 at 10:41pm

Church Bulletin I can remember the first time I was exposed to “family worship.” Kylie and I were new to the Reformed Faith and went…
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