Examples: Albanese and Morrison

In a trivial election spat with the PM, Anthony Albanese, referring to his weight loss, dropped this one: “And I hope that, in public life, one of the things that we seek to do, as well, is to provide good examples to people.” Absolutely agree AA! Providing good examples to the Australian people. So overcoming […]

To Advance Australia Fair

Since retiring from my last formal denominational role on the founding Standing Committee of Generate Presbytery, (an orthodox evangelical oversight of some 100 mainly small country churches)  I naturally survey my over 50 years in ordained ministry. Here is one perception: The rapid replacement and overreaching power of secular entities of the needs, maladies and […]

Why don’t we talk about this family wrecker?

I don’t like writing on this subject at all, but my pastoral practice and heart troubled for the safety of children compels me. It is a minefield of self-justification, identity confusions, desperate human failings and more. But most of all it’s trauma and deep grief and security demolition for young children. It’s the fact and […]

Country Connection 11/2/21

Local House Of Prayer RESCUE THE LOST / HEAL THE SICK RESTOREMARRIAGES / BREAK THE POWER OF ADDICTION /MEND BROKEN HEARTS / RESTORE HOPE / LIFT THEPOOR / TRANSFORM COMMUNITIES  Local Houses of Prayer Training Day. Lochiel Sat  Feb 20th See Download below  for the days details or contact Dick Nicholls 0429 062 274 dicklochiel@gmail.comLed by Pastor […]

James Parker, Pro-Life and Barnabas

James Parker webinars now planned Fridays, September 18 and 25, and October 2 and 9, 2020. All start times: 7.30 pm. James has responded to our request for teaching that will help our churches and ministries prepare for and be useful for the increasing needs of people, especially young people gender confused and distressed in […]

The Neutering of Death

The Coronavirus/Covid-19 plague is so virulent in effect because of the fear of death, that core human fear. Enter the True Man who brings the Gospel to the earth and within reach of the fearful humanity all at sea on the ship of death. The Gospel  is  the Lord’s passion to rid the fear of […]

Children and Faith

A reminder from a day at Driver River church “Increasing secularism and moral relativism produce a culture that is at times openly hostile to our faith. We face a faster pace of life, pressure at work, the glorification of individualism, and a diminishing focus upon traditional family and other social structures.”

Fire and Devastation

Whatever we think about climate change, the promise remains certain – Genesis 8.22 The season for planting is coming and a new harvest too.

The full Advent picture

Let’s get into the full Advent picture and preach up the Great Expectation of believers; The Return. The first creed perhaps the original of all creeds is just one word–Maranatha!, meaning ‘Come Lord Jesus!’ 

Adelaide, Be Different and ‘Vanning at Crows Nest (Qld)

Love Them Both: Adelaide, be different I’ve just returned from Temple College hearing Chris speak about her abortion 34 years ago, the burden of shame and guilt and the amazing release of meeting the Lord of mercy and grace.