My funeral, my new life

Bible Readings Romans 6:1-14 1 Peter 4:1-6 Introduction My dear friends in Christ, Has it struck you that many contestants in TV shows, when they are knocked out of the game, might express regret, but find consolation in what they call fun.  “It is sorry to go, but I had a lot of fun.”   … Continue reading My funeral, my new life

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The witness of countercultural living

Bible readings Psalm 34 1 Peter 3:8-22 Introduction My dear brothers and sisters in the Lord, One thing about a Christian, is that the direction of his/her life completely changed when Jesus Christ became their Saviour and Lord.   One day the apostles were professional fishermen, the next they became followers of Jesus Christ, leaving … Continue reading The witness of countercultural living

Being married in an ungodly world

Bible readings 1Thessalonians 4:1-8 1 Peter 3:1-7 Introduction A wool growing farmer on an outback station once made this remark about Christians and effective evangelism (and he probably just applied some principles of breeding and selecting stock to build up his sheep):  “Pastor, there’s one sure way for Christians to get the upper hand over … Continue reading Being married in an ungodly world

Kammerphilharmonie, Cologne visits Hervey Bay

Chamber Philharmonia Cologne 2018 After several successful european tours in 2017 and 2018 the Chamber Philharmonia Cologne (Germany) is coming back to Australia in winter 2018 with a powerful and lovely new programme.  “Classical music the world over” – this is the motto of the Chamber Philharmonia Cologne. It is irrelevant for our musicians whether … Continue reading Kammerphilharmonie, Cologne visits Hervey Bay

Christians and Industrial relations

Bible Readings Philemon 1 1Peter 2:18-25 Introduction Our study of Peter’s first letter taught us these things: Christians are people who once were lost, but: who received a new life from God by grace who come to Christ and honour Him who spiritually sacrifice praise to God who draw from eternal hope to overcome present … Continue reading Christians and Industrial relations