Who Will You Follow?

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When I became a young mum I suddenly became acutely aware of my lack of knowledge when it came to how to parent.  I was living in a community at the time and surrounded by other Christian families so I was able to observe how other parents raised their children.  As much as I was […]

Detours of life are not so bad

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Last week we commenced a new sermon series based on the book of ‘Numbers’. The title comes from the Greek and Latin versions of the Hebrew Bible and refers to the census in chapters 1 to 4 and 26. I prefer the Hebrew title, “In the wilderness” (taken from the first verse of the book) […]

Jesus was numbered with the transgressors

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“To clasp the hands in prayer is the beginning of an uprising against the disorders of the world.” – Karl Barth Easter and ANZAC Day are both reminders of sin, death and war. It can be depressing and dark to look at the ‘disorders’ of the world. Sin is unpleasant, disgusting, sick, evil, all-pervasive, ugly. […]

Will The Real Jesus Please Stand Up

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Despite Christians around the world dying for their faith in ever increasing numbers, we are seeing people across the globe turning to follow Jesus Christ. But which Jesus Christ do you want? Isn’t there only one? In fact, if we look around us, there are many. I see statues of Jesus in some churches, pictures […]

Fasting and Praying

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Lent is a 40-day period in the church calendar that ends on the Saturday before the celebration of Jesus’ resurrection on Easter Sunday. The last week of Lent is called ‘Holy Week’, the solemn week leading up to Jesus’ sacrificial death on the cross for our sins on Good Friday. Mirroring our Lord’s 40-day fast […]