RESPONDING TO THE QUEEN’S DEATH 

Alice YoungFrontPage, News, Pastor

This week the Commonwealth celebrates Queen Elizabeth’s life. This is an extract from our partner organisation Engage Work Faith on how we might engage those around us as people remember the Queen.  “Following are some questions and articles that may be helpful to engage people on this topic.  Some question ideas  Read More:  Blessings as you engage for Jesus at … Read More

Servant Leader

Alice YoungFrontPage, News, Pastor

How do you define a leader? Brene Brown defines a leader as “anyone who takes responsibility for finding the potential in people or processes, and who has the courage to develop that potential.” Another author says “leadership happens anytime we influence the thinking, behaviour or development of another person”. Broadly speaking this encompasses many areas of our personal and professional … Read More

SHOW ME YOUR GLORY 

Alice YoungFrontPage, News, Pastor

“Show me your glory.” In Exodus 33:18 this was Moses’ bold request to God. Moses had already seen more of the glory of God than most. God had spoken from a burning bush, brought miraculous plagues, delivered the Israelite nation, drowned Pharoah’s army. God’s presence had led through the desert and Moses had seen God inscribe 10 commandments on stone. … Read More

THE VALUE OF CONNECTING 

Alice YoungFrontPage, News, Pastor

On Monday our church provided a free community seminar on ‘helping children to protect their body’. While we do this for our church families, our primary focus is on connecting to families who don’t go to our church.  There are several reasons we do this. We want our church to help others. To do this, we grow opportunities to contribute … Read More

SALA is over for another year!

Alice YoungFrontPage, News, Pastor

This is the third year we have held an Exhibition as part of the South Australian Living Artists Festival and each year our exhibition has grown both in size and quality. This year, we had nearly 150 visitors come through on the three weekends, as well as open access to our church congregation. We had 35 artists submit 42 artworks … Read More

PRAYING FOR BAPTIST CARE SA 

Alice YoungFrontPage, News, Pastor

Baptist Care SA serve with South Australia’s most disadvantaged people. They work with children, families, young people, schools, aboriginal people, homeless people, refugees, people who live with disability. Baptist Churches have been doing this kind of work since 1913, when the West End Baptist Mission was started in Millers Court, Adelaide.  Baptist Care SA serve most often on behalf of … Read More

YOU CAN’T CHANGE THE WORLD, BUT YOU CAN. 

Alice YoungFrontPage, News, Pastor

“You can’t change the world, but God can”. This declaration was our focus at youth group recently. Our youth are looking at ‘how to change the world’, because we know we should play our part to improve our world. To encourage this outcome, often the message is ‘you have a voice’, ‘you have power’, ‘what you do matters’. When it … Read More

FINDING A WAY FORWARD, TOGETHER.

BronwynFrontPage, News, Pastor

Do you know about the ‘Uluru Statement from the Heart’? With the Prime minister’s comments, it’s now in the news. There is a move for a referendum. If this happened, how would you vote?  Don Hayward, Pastor at the Aboriginal Berean Christian Church, has concerns people won’t be informed regarding the statement, it’s history and heart. The development of the … Read More

BAPTISM BEGINS AN AMAZING JOURNEY 

Alice YoungFrontPage, News, Pastor

What shall we say, then? Shall we go on sinning so that grace may increase? By no means! We are those who have died to sin; how can we live in it any longer? Or don’t you know that all of us who were baptized into Christ Jesus were baptised into his death? We were therefore buried with him through … Read More

THE POWER OF A STORY

Alice YoungFrontPage, News, Pastor

When I studied film and television at university, I quickly learnt a very sobering lesson. It turns out that your favourite movies and TV shows follow quite strict formulas. I was shocked! And yet, it’s true. Every film can be broken down into a three-act structure. There’s an inciting incident to kick things off, a great challenge to overcome, a … Read More