I had heard of Ted Gibson by reputation only. He was acknowledged as one of the premier theologians in Australia and as the Principal of the Baptist Theological College of Queensland he had overseen a period of enormous […]
How wonderful it is to recommence our public weekly services and to see so many of you after almost five months of livestreaming! The Lord blesses our time together.
At our services we announced some of the changes we […]
In my final year of High School I lined up for my heat in the 200 metres sprint and with about two thirds of the race run, I found myself out in front and on my own.
For one […]
Paul’s exhortation for Christians to “think of others as better than themselves” in Phil. 2:3 is a call for us to live a counter-cultural lifestyle. Humility was not regarded as a virtue in the ancient world, nor is […]
As I write this article Australia’s Mental Health Awareness Week 2020 has just concluded.
“What in the world does mental health have to do with relationships?” you ask.
Everything, actually – especially in this time of what has come to […]
If I was asked to name what I think is the number one issue that Christians struggle with today, without hesitation I would say it is anxiety.
Over the past fourteen years I have had many conversations with people […]
“Unless the Church changes its form and gets back to community and the sharing of lives personally, the Church is done.” (Francis Schaeffer)
When Paul penned his letter to the Philippians, he wrote to a church that was experiencing […]
Paul’s life circumstances when he wrote his letter to Philippi reveal he was in both literal and metaphorical chains. (See Philippians 1:12-20).
However, the life he lived out in those circumstances was far from chained!
In fact, you would be […]
Another way of translating the New Testament word for joy is “delight.”
So when we think of joy or delight, it is difficult to separate it from ideas of happiness or good, positive feelings. Joy certainly includes those things, […]