Ministry Spotlight: Music Ministry Team (18 Aug 2019)

At Grace, we love to sing. We believe singing is a very important way for Christ’s gathered people to worship him, and to bless one-another (Colossians 3:16). We also believe that singing God’s praise at church is being obedient to his commands (Psalm 30:4). The songs we sing are carefully...

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New! The WPC Messenger

Our denomination, Westminster Presbyterian Church, has renewed publication of its Magazine, The Messenger. You can download the Winter 2019 edition here.

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Recent Meetings: Session (4 Feb 2019)

The Session of Grace Christian Church Buderim met in a regular meeting on Monday evening, 4 February 2019. The meeting had been scheduled for the previous Monday, but was moved to 4 February to accommodate the schedules of members of the Session. Present for the meeting were the Moderator, Pastor...

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When Ora is Labora

Monasteries were known (and are still known) as places of prayer. In Latin, prayer is ora. The monasteries were also places of work, labora. The life of the monks, then, was ora et labora, prayer and work. If we know anything about prayer, it is often the case that the...

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Church Life – Pastor Sam Larsen went to glory 10 October 2018

Dr Samuel H. Larsen was one of the original pastors at Grace Christian Church Buderim. He passed to glory on Wednesday 10 October 2018. He was 71. Dr Larsen had a varied ministry career, serving on three different continents. He served as a missionary in both Kenya and Australia before...

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Summary of Recent Meetings (Feb/Mar 2018)

Please find below a summary of recent meetings concerning our church and its ministries, and our wider denomination. 24 Feb 2018 – WPC Queensland Presbytery Meeting The meeting began with a discussion on gospel ministry in a changing society, led by Terry Clarke (formerly SCTC) and Dan Bosshard (WPC Pacific...

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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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Prayer Points, 13 July 2016

If you missed last night’s Prayer & Potluck evening to kick off term three, well, we missed you! But don’t worry, you can still join us in prayer over the coming term with the prayer items below. Prayer Item #1: Sunshine Coast Theological College For the college’s work of helping the...

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Explainer: National Assembly

Next week, our pastors will be in Perth, WA at Bull Creek Presbyterian Church from 16-18 May, attending what’s called a National Assembly. If you thought assemblies were just for kids at school, we’ll explain what the National Assembly is all about. Denomination Grace Christian Church Buderim is part of a ‘denomination‘...

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SOW Training Camp 2016

Last week I had the privilege of being invited to speak at the annual Student Outreach to the World (SOW) training camp at Stairwell’s “The Tops” Conference Centre, outside Wollongong, NSW. SOW is a ministry to students on four major university campuses in Sydney. The aim of the camp was...

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