Exceptional Bible Characters

Jason HoetDaily Bible

There are so many characters in Scripture, many who stand out in our minds as ‘superheroes’ for one reason or the other. Yet despite their amazing achievements, often it is their weaknesses, their struggles, which resonate with us and set an example for us to learn from. These exceptional characters provide ‘superhero’ moments, as well as more ‘human’ moments, which, … Read More

Grateful

Jason HoetDaily Bible, Update

The goal of this plan is to take you through 7 days of thankfulness. It will help you explore different aspects of thankfulness and our need for thankfulness every day. To sign up for the 7-day devotional click on this link to read: with our church individually

CHRISTMAS – WHO COULD YOU INVITE? 

Alice YoungFrontPage, News, Pastor

This is a good season to invite friends and family to church. I wonder who you could invite? I appreciate this can be a challenge, but as followers of Jesus, it is our challenge to take. There are those far from God, but close to us. There are seekers who have no idea how to find. It is our privilege … Read More

GIVING WITHOUT CASH 

Alice YoungFrontPage, News, Pastor

Do you carry cash? I have not had any cash on my person for 2 years. I pay for everything electronically. While I know I am an ‘early adopter’, 90% of our church giving now is now cashless. People give via direct transfer or through our digital systems.   This has brought stability to our general offering. It has also negatively … Read More

We Never Hope Alone

Alice YoungFrontPage, News, Pastor

“May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.” Romans 15:13 Are you an optimist? Do you see the glass as half full instead of half empty? When life hands you lemons, do you make lemonade? Does every … Read More

Christmas: 25 Days of Peace

Jason HoetDaily Bible, Update

In this 25-day plan, you’ll get to read all about the gift of peace that comes through Jesus and how we can experience it as we look at the familiar story of Christmas through a different lens. Journey through the Christmas stories found in Matthew and Luke, as well as a variety of passages explaining the true peace Jesus came … Read More

Pray for Iran

Alice YoungFrontPage, News, Pastor

Iran has been in our news lately. Sadly, Mahsa Amini, a 22-year-old Kurdish Iranian woman died mid-September while under arrest for not wearing the hijab in accordance with government standards. Witnesses reported Amini was beaten, and died as a result of police brutality. You may have seen how Amini’s death sparked protests in Iran and around the world. As acts … Read More

CALLED BEYOND COMFORT ZONE   

Alice YoungFrontPage, News, Pastor

“Called Beyond Comfort Zone” by Walter Brueggemann,  We are among your called  We have heard and answered your summons.  You have addressed us in the deep  places of our lives.  In responsive obedience we testify,  as we are able, to your truth as it  concerns our common life.  We thank you for the call,  for the burden of that call,  … Read More

REGULAR BIBLE HABITS – THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT 

Alice YoungFrontPage, News, Pastor

What is your favourite bible? As you might expect of a Pastor, I have a few. There is my big bible which I was given by my parents at my 21st birthday. There is the bible I preach from; it was given to me at my ordination. I have a fun bible. It has a printer mistake which means people … Read More

HUMBLE CONTRIBUTORS 

Alice YoungFrontPage, News, Pastor

Yesterday I attended the Australian of the Year Luncheon on one of the Unley Council tables. I enjoyed connecting with our local Mayor, Councillors, Council staff and local leaders. I also valued hearing from our local South Australians of the Year and Dylan Alcott, the Australian of the Year.  Our state recipients passionately spoke their areas of contribution. Professor Helen … Read More

What’s in your hand?

Alice YoungFrontPage, News, Pastor

Last term at Youth, we started exploring ‘How to change the world.’ It’s one of these ideas that gets thrown around a lot in our culture, but I wonder how often we stop to think about the enormity of it all. We struggle to change our own lives – who are we to change the world?  As Christians, we find … Read More