Finishing Well

  But the path of the righteous is like the light of dawn, which shines brighter and brighter until full day. (Proverbs 4:18, ESV) First off, let me encourage you to not think, oh — this is only for those who are in their older years. This is written with...

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2018 Summer Bible Conference

We’re pleased to announce our 2018 Summer Bible Conference! Join us  as we hear Dr. Joseph A. Pipa, Jr., President of Greenville Presbyterian Theological Seminary, Greenville, South Carolina, USA! Dr. Pipa will be preaching on “Christ’s Prayer for the Church” from John 15 & 16. We will have two messages...

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Devotional – ‘No “Write-Offs”’ (18 March 2018)

“Behold, the LORD’s hand is not shortened, that it cannot save, or his ear dull, that it cannot hear…” (Isaiah 59:1 ESV) Is there a person or group of people that have been so wicked, so stubbornly resistant to the Gospel, that we have considered them a “write-off”? These would...

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Under Strict Medical Circumstances

(This week I’m turning the keyboard over to David Cook, past Moderator General of the PC Australia — Pastor John) When abortion law reform was introduced through Australian State Parliaments in the 1970’s, it was done so, ‘under strict medical circumstances’. Most of us believed this was a necessary reform...

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Preparing For The Lord’s Supper

In times gone by, much emphasis was placed on each person preparing their hearts before coming to the Lord’s Supper table. This came from taking 1 Corinthians 11:27-32 seriously, which speaks of the need for self-examination and self-judgement, to make the most of the Lord’s Supper itself and to avoid...

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How Do You Watch The News?

Shock. Anger. Sadness. Compassion. Anxiety. Bitterness. Hatred. These are some of the feelings I’m sure many of us have had watching the news over the past year, whether we’re hearing about terrorism in Paris or Palmyra, shootings in Sydney or St Louis, violence motivated by religion or racism, warmongering, the...

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J.I. Packer – In His Own Words

From our friends at Crossway.org: “Crossway is pleased to announce the premier of J. I. Packer: In His Own Words, a short video documentary about Packer’s early life, theological influences, and enduring legacy. Please join us in thanking God for J. I. Packer—a man who has consistently evidenced a passion for...

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Weakness is the Way

For Christians, weakness should be a way of life. Yet most of us try desperately to be sufficient on our own, and we resent our limitations and our needs. In the following video, J.I. Packer, renowned theologian and author of the forthcoming Weakness is the Way, reflects on his experience of weakness, having...

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Ash Wednesday? Lent? What’s That About?

Well, in church traditions across the world, it basically means forty days until Easter! Looking a bit deeper, Ash Wednesday is actually forty-six days before Easter, and marks the beginning of the season of Lent. Why 46 days, I hear you ask? Well, because during the period before Easter, the...

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