Short Devotion : Ephesians 1:22-23

Short Devotion : Ephesians 1:22-23

June 20, 2022

“And God placed all things under his feet and appointed him to be head over everything for the church, which is his body, the fullness of him who fills everything in every way.” Ephesians 1:22-23 I love Peterson’s paraphrase of these verses, “At the center of all this, Christ rules the church. The church, you […]

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Christian Today Article - Giants of Judgement

Guest blogger Travis Barnes – Giants of Judgement

July 27, 2021

Travis Barnes lives in central Victoria with his wife and two daughters. He is a writer and speaker and loves to help people find their God-given calling and encourage people to walk with Jesus into the unique adventure he has for each person. His website is here. Today, I like to again welcome guest blogger, Travis…

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Book Review : Experiencing God together

Book Review : Experiencing God together

January 28, 2021

In the early part of this book, Henry Blackaby describes the many successes he’s had in the churches he has pastored. These churches have grown numerically as people have experienced God’s love and grace in a church community. I found this somewhat depressing as I have rarely been part of a church like that. However,…

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Book Review : We too

Book Review : We too

January 14, 2021

We too : how the church can respond redemptively to the sexual abuse crisis by Mary Demuth is a brave book as Mary tackles the difficult subject of sexual abuse. Mary speaks from personal example, academic research and from interacting with abuse victims. The book challenges the church and individuals to respond to victims in…

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Book Review : Red Alert

June 4, 2020

Gil Cann raises some very good points in his book, Red Alert, but unfortunately, his solutions are beyond the reach of most churchgoers. The average church attendee wouldn’t have the necessary influence to make the sort of changes Gil suggests, even if they were a church leader. Gil points out the many flaws in our…

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