Being Thankful

How many things that you used to take for granted are now gone? The freedom to just go out when you want, or visit your friends when it suits?  The ability to buy anything you want from the shops and have it available?  Lack of limits on purchases? The list could go on and on. … [Read more…]

Giving Thanks

I wonder whether, like me, you have been spending time in prayer asking God to send rain.  To fill dams and water tanks, to put out fires, to spark re-growth, to provide for the future. If you have, have you been spending as much time in prayer giving thanks for the rain that God has … [Read more…]

Understanding the Issues

I’d like to talk about Israel Folau, and yet not really talk about Israel Folau. Rugby Australia yesterday determined that he had committed a high level breach of their code of conduct, so that has put him back into the news. For those who haven’t followed (or even noticed), Izzy quoted a Bible passage on … [Read more…]

Easter is Coming

Easter is only a few weeks away now, but if you look for cultural clues as to its arrival, the first hot cross buns and easter eggs started filling the shelves of the supermarkets in late January. It can be easy to get upset at the commercialisation of Easter, even if the extent of that … [Read more…]