A Call to Courage

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The apostle Paul finished his letter to the church at Corinth, which was facing many challenges at the time, both internally and externally …

"So, my dear brothers and sisters, be strong and steady, always enthusiastic about the Lord's work, for you know that nothing you do for the Lord is ever useless." 1 Corinthians.Read the rest

The Impact of Poker Machines in Australia

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TONIGHT at 9.30pm on ABC TV, Ka-Ching Pokie Nation will screen across Australia

By all reports, it is a shocking report into the way that poker machines are placing a terrible cost on our society. There is stunning new evidence that pokie addiction functions in exactly the same way as heroin, cocaine or ice.

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How’s Your Cultural Intelligence?

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The apostle Paul worked hard to relate to a wide variety of people. Have a read of this from his letter to the church at Corinth in the first century:

1 Corinthians 9:19-23. Even though I am free of the demands and expectations of everyone, I have voluntarily become a servant to any and all in order to reach a wide range of people: religious, nonreligious, meticulous moralists, loose–living immoralists, the defeated, the demoralized––whoever.Read the rest

The Power of a Clear Conscience

ClearThe apostle Paul spoke a lot about a 'clear conscience' back in the first century. Here are two examples:

  • "Friends, I've lived with a clear conscience before God all my life, up to this very moment." Acts 23:1. MB
  • "I always try to maintain a clear conscience before God and all people." Acts 24:16.
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