13 Reasons Why Not

“You don’t know what goes on in anyone’s life but your own. And when you mess with one part of a person’s life, you’re not messing with just that part. Unfortunately, you can’t be that precise and selective. When you mess with one part of a person’s life, you’re messing

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How should the church care for refugees?

God’s Word gives us clear principles about caring for people, especially people in need. In our current day and age, refugees are in great need. We also use the terms “asylum-seeker” and “displaced person”, but we’re talking about anybody for whom their “home” – the place where their heart feels

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Why Good Intentions are Bad Practice

Habits and Goals Have you noticed that good intentions never bring the deep change we long for in life? I might hear a good talk one Sunday and feel challenged about growing in certain areas of my life. But then I don’t grow. I come back next Sunday realising nothing

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Why do Christians hate LGBTIQA+ people? Is God anti-gay?

Why do Christians hate LGBTIQA+ people? What is it about Lesbian, Gay, Bi, Trans, Intersex, Queer or Asexual people – or those encompassed by the ‘plus’ that means Christians pit themselves against them? Is it because God is against them? It certainly looks like we hate… And even that we

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Finding Our Identity In Christ

This week in our series, Got Questions, we looked at the question Why do Christians hate LGBTIQA+ People and is God Anti-Gay? In answering this question during the talk, we heard the issue we all face is in finding our identity in our sexuality or anything else other than God.

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Remembrance Day

This Sunday marks the 100 years since the end of the ‘Great War’ – Remembrance Day. The 11th of November. A day etched into our nation’s shared ‘religious calendar’ – a sacred day up there with Anzac Day in the national story, and a reminder of the sacrifice our forebears have

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