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Teaching the Nations

Ministries, View from the pew

Imaginez vivre dans un pays où vous ne pouviez pas comprendre la langue. Même les tâches quotidiennes deviendraient une vraie corvée. If you didn’t understand the first two sentences, chances are you don’t speak French! Can you imagine what it would be like to live in a place where you don’t understand the language? Even…

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Review: Families Equip Parenting Course

Events, View from the pew

For five Mondays in July and August, Jon and I attended the Families Equip Parenting Course. We thought it was so good! The course was written and presented by lay ministry couple, Kate and Ian Pearse, and is endorsed by Mother’s Union. Kate and Ian brought with them a humble, considered framework for approaching parenting…

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Loving Community

Community, Ministers' letters

In my Minister’s Letters this year, I’m unpacking the “Values” in St Michael’s “Vision 2020” statement. Here’s the seventh on the list of things we value: Loving church communities of contentment and sacrifice, which care for the vulnerable. Alongside the 4th – “prayerful dependence on the Holy Spirit” – this one on community is the…

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Minister’s Letter

Ministers' letters

Friends in Christ, When the Bishop ordains a presbyter in the Anglican Church he reads an exhortation to the newly ordained. He says: “You will continually pray to God the Father, by the mediation of our Saviour Jesus Christ, for the assistance of the Holy Spirit; so that by daily reading and meditating on the…

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September Mission & Parish Council Update

Church Governance, Missions

Mission Update – Regional Indigenous Ministries In October, Mission of the Month giving is devoted to our Anglican Regional Indigenous Ministries. Its two key ministries are up in the Macarthur and down around Nowra. For reasons of entrenched indigenous disadvantage, it may be a long time before such ministries can be self-sustaining. There are big…

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My Bible Reading Challenge

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During the month of August, St Michael’s started a Bible reading challenge. As part of that, I was interviewed by Stacey in the 5pm Sunday service regarding my personal Bible reading. This is an excerpt from that interview… In the mornings, I usually read a page from a daily devotional book called “Our Daily Journey”. There is…

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The Most Loving Thing

Ministers' letters

In my personal Bible reading I have just reached chapter 14 of 1 Corinthians. It compares two spiritual things that can be done in church – speaking in tongues and speaking prophecy. I am helping run the 11am church here at St Michael’s, but what do I do with this passage? (…Especially when I am not…

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Confession and Creed

Ministers' letters

Something I’ve noticed when I’ve visited other churches on my holidays is how little I open my mouth. Some of you might think that’s a good thing! But let me explain. Some of you might think that’s a good thing! But let me explain. Generally we try to visit a Bible-based, gospel-centred church when we…

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Public Lecture: Marriage Redefinition

Community, Events, Public Lecture, Social comment

The lecture’s title picks up a much-discussed tweet. Is it true that #loveislove? Why defend the traditional definition of marriage? All are welcome to attend this public lecture in the Cathedral at St Michael’s on Wednesday 13 September at 7:30pm. It will be followed by Q&A. The aim of this lecture is not to direct…

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Remember… in the days of your youth

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I have been a leader of the Junior Youth Group, held here at St Michael’s every Friday night (during school terms), for the past four and a half years. Before that, I also attended CrossWired (as it used to be called) from age 11 until I graduated at age 18. For me personally, the Youth…

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