• Dec2019

    Dearest Jesus, how will I ever be able to admire you enough, much less adore you, for the wonderful way you stooped to our level? What an image you used in the vine to illustrate your lowliness and meekness! It reminds us also of your fruitfulness and love for your...

  • Each week we focus our prayers around a specific topic or need, as well as one of our Core Commitments from our church vision. The prayers in our church services will reflect this, but we’d love you to be praying with us around these things in your Grace Community Groups...

  • Each week we focus our prayers around a specific topic or need, as well as one of our Core Commitments from our church vision. The prayers in our church services will reflect this, but we’d love you to be praying with us around these things in your Grace Community Groups...

  • Nov2019

    Weekly Devotional: ‘Quiet Worship’ (01 Dec 2019) The most recent National Church Life Survey results were released this week, and one area surveyed was the reason Australians who label themselves ‘Christians’ go to church (see https://www.ncls.org.au/news/reasons-for-attending-church-services). The results were contrasted between Roman Catholic and Protestant (i.e. everyone else) worshippers.  Some...

  • Prayer Focus 1 December 2019

    27 November 2019

    Each week we focus our prayers around a specific topic or need, as well as one of our Core Commitments from our church vision. The prayers in our church services will reflect this, but we’d love you to be praying with us around these things in your Grace Community Groups...

  • Cyclone vs Typhoon Cyclones, typhoons, and hurricanes are all the same thing: big tropical weather systems. The difference is where they form. Typhoons form over the northwest Pacific and travel towards the Philippines, Taiwan, Korea, China, and Japan. Japan gets typhoons every year. Because it is a long-thin nation (2,400...

  • Each week we focus our prayers around a specific topic or need, as well as one of our Core Commitments from our church vision. The prayers in our church services will reflect this, but we’d love you to be praying with us around these things in your Grace Community Groups...

  • I don’t like being made uncomfortable. And yet, I know that following Jesus is not about being comfortable. Just think about Jesus’ call to take up our cross and follow him (see Mark 8:34). That’s a road to death. It seems like the ever-present tension for most Christians in the...

  • Each week we focus our prayers around a specific topic or need, as well as one of our Core Commitments from our church vision. The prayers in our church services will reflect this, but we’d love you to be praying with us around these things in your Grace Community Groups...

  • At the moment, John and I are working our way through a book called Wisdom In Leadership, by Craig Hamilton ( © 2018 Matthias Media) . The most recent chapter we have read is on prayer. Hamilton reflects on a common experience to most Christians, which is that prayer is...