We overcome by the blood of the lamb and the power of our testimony (Rev 12:11). We pray that our stories of transformation will encourage and energise you in your transformation journey with Christ; individually and in your spheres of influence.
“God calls people out, He brings people in, and He raises people up. We’d rather be a flowing river than a pond; that is who God has called us to be.”
Blessing local medical teams that are sacrificing and serving our communities.
Church is scattered. How do we help the church community sense their connection to one another?
Penrith Church of Christ (PCOC) has parted ways with their premises of 65 years at Stafford Street to bravely walk into unchartered territory.
Photo: Despite the challenges of COVID-19 Hurstville Church of Christ continues to be creative in being present and connected to their neighbourhood. By Naomi Giles What can an old church with a small membership base, surrounded by a diverse and rapidly changing...
Bringing you coffee and a laugh: the dress up trend that’s catching on in Lalor Park
In a season of displacement, the word ‘pioneering’ may seem jarring. What does it mean to be people of ‘the Way’ in our present reality, and how do we imagine pioneering when we are so restricted?
I love books on big-picture overview of the Bible, and this is one of the best.
“Research in this area [youth ministry] estimate that at least half and as much as three quarters of young people who have been active in their faith through the teen years will disidentify with the Christian faith and/or disengage with the church by the time they reach their mid-to-late 20s.” Read more reflections on youth ministry by Dr Rowan Lewis, ACOM Academic Coordinator (Pastoral Theology).
What happens when a local church offers its heartfelt thanks to people who serve the community?
A beautiful story of Kingdom collaboration as Campbelltown Church of Christ partners with other local charities to support residents struggling financially.
As the current lockdown in Greater Sydney continues, the impact has been concerning for many vulnerable and isolated residents within Pendle Hill Retirement Village.
Muriel Hazel Roberts, a pioneer of advocacy and community development among Indigenous communities, was farewelled on 19 July by a gathering of family, friends and community leaders at Lismore Uniting Church and others online.
Recently completing a long-term ministry role at Callala Bay Community Church on the NSW South Coast, Kevin Kettlewell reflects on the importance of hospitality to others as we face the decline in Sunday service attendance.
Book Review: Is It Abuse? A Biblical Guide to Identifying Domestic Abuse and Helping Victims By Darby A. Strickland
In an ideal world, this book does not exist. Unfortunately, we are not living in an ideal world. Instead, we are living in a world full of sin, evil, brokenness and violence. It is sad to hear that Is It Abuse? is one of the best-selling books today. However, I am also glad because that means more people are becoming aware of this invisible issue, and more people are being equipped to identify domestic abuse and help the victims.
David has been teaching SRE at the school for the past six years. At times, it has been a lonely battle in a secular environment. Other times it has been a rewarding and fruitful ministry. In between, it has required faithfulness.
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