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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 …

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How do kids learn to spend time with Jesus?

In FrontPage, News, Pastor by Alice Young

Kids copy what they see and hear. They are great at imitation. Some of those familiar trait’s parents see in their children could be genetic. Many are learnt through nurture. What are our children learning through watching?  I learnt what it meant to …