Why Men Have Stopped Singing in Church

Article by David Murrow.  Original found here Years ago, worship leaders used to prepare their flocks when introducing a new song. “We’re going to do a new song for you now. We’ll go through it twice, and then we invite you to join in.” That kind of coaching is rare today. Songs get switched out … Continue reading Why Men Have Stopped Singing in Church

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It is better that one man die than that the whole nation perish

That you may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God Scripture Readings Isaiah 49:1-7 John 11:45-57 Introduction We continue our series of sermons following the Gospel of John. In the next few weeks we will look at the theme of life and death, as we follow our Saviour, from closely before He … Continue reading It is better that one man die than that the whole nation perish

The glory of the Son revealed through death

That you may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of GodScripture Reading:John 11:1-44IntroductionWe continue our new series of sermons following the Gospel of John. In the next few weeks we will look at the theme of life and death, as we follow our Saviour, from closely before He was arrested, to the end … Continue reading The glory of the Son revealed through death

Australian Relationship with China

Australian Prime Minister, Julia Gillard, and her entourage just returned from China after Australia assured a special deal with China. One commentator says he has "never seen the relationship between Australia and China as positive as it is today." (Read) The Australian newspaper points out that "the trading relationship has been bolstered by a currency … Continue reading Australian Relationship with China

The prostitute mother and father

There are millions of children growing up without knowing who their fathers are.  Hundreds of thousands would not know that they might have siblings. They were born because their mothers took money to have them. They took money from tax payers, dished out by the government, to pay thousands of dollars for every baby born … Continue reading The prostitute mother and father

The Atheist’s Dilemma

Read the story of Jordan Monge.  In her own words: So I plunged headlong into apologetics, devouring debates and books from many perspectives. I read the Qur'an and Richard Dawkins's The God Delusion. I went through The Skeptic's Annotated Bible and looked up Christian rebuttals to apparent contradictions. But nothing compared to the rich tradition … Continue reading The Atheist’s Dilemma

Coptic Christians under attack in Egypt

EGYPT: As the Arab Spring gives way to a bitter Christian Winter. The Sharia based constitution passed by the Muslim Brotherhood dominated parliament of Egypt have encouraged a resurgence of Islamic extremism and open hostility towards the large Christian minority in Egypt. Many historic churches in Egypt have been stormed, stoned, burned and demolished by … Continue reading Coptic Christians under attack in Egypt

The Christ lays down his life to give eternal life those the Father gave Him

That you may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God Scripture Readings Psalm 23 John 10:14:30 Introduction Dear brothers and sisters in the Lord, We begin a new series of sermons following the Gospel of John. There are certain very distinct themes in the Gospel of John:  there is light and darkness, … Continue reading The Christ lays down his life to give eternal life those the Father gave Him

10 Surprising Reasons Our Kids LEAVE Church

This is a very insightful article.  It stresses the point that we need a thorough Biblical view of youth work and how we deal with those who will be "the leaders of the next generation." Marc Solas, the author of the article, is a seasoned youth worker.  What he presents here is what he heard … Continue reading 10 Surprising Reasons Our Kids LEAVE Church