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A Tale of Two Women

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Hetty Green (1834 – 1916) was born into a wealthy family. She grew her already sizeable wealth through her business acumen and further inheritances. At the turn of the 20th century, she became one of America’s richest people. Despite her considerable wealth, the Guinness Book of World Records named her as the ‘greatest miser’. She’d […]

How Can We Be A Blessing To One Another?

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Typical of Paul’s theology, true faith is upward, inward and outward focused. God’s richest blessings to us in Christ, which he passionately articulated from Ephesians 1 to 3, are never just about our well being only. We are blessed in order to be a blessing to others. We see this shift at the start of […]

Refer to Christ

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This week I’ll be working on a job application, which usually means updating a CV and writing a two-page response to key selection criteria on why I should get the job.  It’s a process where you have to talk up your achievements, with the hope that you may get shortlisted for an interview, and then […]

Ephesians

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The McDowall State School Cross Country was about to be held, and for Lucas it would be his last race in his team’s colours.  What could motivate him as he sought to do his best? I played for him the famous Gallipoli snippet – “How fast are you going to run?” Then I blared through […]

Did God really say…? (Gen 3:1)

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A man happened to be walking past some elephants when he suddenly stopped, confused by the fact that these huge creatures were held not by chains but only a small rope tied to their front leg. It seemed obvious that the elephants could free themselves without breaking a sweat but for some reason they did […]