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Memorising blessing

In FrontPage, News, Pastor by Alice Young

As each month begins, we aim to strengthen our minds and hearts by memorising a Scripture passage. This month’s Scripture is both very easy and very useful so it’s not …

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How do you gain perspective?

In FrontPage, News, Pastor by Alice Young

Last weekend I had a day of photography. I took shots for finals netball and basketball games. My lens can zoom far closer than a mobile phone, and it captures the detail of players in action. The lens is great for zooming …

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The benefit of thankfulness

In FrontPage, News, Pastor by Alice Young

Thankfulness is such a positive emotion. It is based on trust and security, believing in the benevolence of others, and God. It is optimistic as it sees good through whatever life has dished up. …

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The difference between Cure and Healing

In FrontPage, News, Pastor by Alice Young

There is a difference between cure and healing. To offer someone a cure means to fix or resolve their condition. When someone suffers, this would be wonderful news. But is this the same as offering healing? Rev. Frederick Recklau (1993) thesis on healing (and cure) offers a range …

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PARTNERING WITH LOCAL CHURCHES

In FrontPage, News, Pastor by Alice Young

Over the years I have learnt how vital it is to work well with other churches, especially when serving in the community. Firstly, those outside the church do not understand the differences between churches, as …

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Partnering with local schools

In FrontPage, News, Pastor by Alice Young

Our church is surrounded by Primary and High schools, public and private. I wonder how we could best contribute to our local schools?  Our local Unley Ministers Fellowship (UMF) takes a shared responsibility for our local public schools. Our focus is …