5 Old Ladies

189 Sitting on the side of the highway waiting to catch speeding drivers, a police officer saw a car puttering along at 26 KPH. He thinks to himself: "This driver is just as dangerous as a speeder!" So he turns on his lights and pulls the driver over.… Read the rest

Love (Pt.2) – Beloved

Love The foundation of our love for others is a revelation of God’s love for us. The most important question in your life is not how much you love others or even how much you love God. It is how much do you think God loves you.… Read the rest

Oh Love of God

Quyill I believe that this lyric contains the most profound statement about the love of God outside the Scriptures:

    Could we with ink the ocean fill,
    And were the skies of parchment made,
    Were every stalk on earth a quill,
    And every man a scribe by trade,
    To write the love of God above,
    Would drain the ocean dry.
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The Travelling Salesperson

Sales A newly-hired travelling salesperson sent his first sales report to the home office. It stunned the management in the sales department because it was obvious that the new salesperson was ignorant and uneducated. This is what he wrote:

"I seen this outfit which they ain't never bot a dim's worth of nothin from us and I sole them some goods.Read the rest

Thinking about the Trinity …

Trinity Here are a few insightful quotes about the Trinity:

“In Christianity, God is not a static thing … but a dynamic, pulsating activity, a life, almost a kind of drama. Almost, if you will not think me irreverent, a kind of dance.” Read the rest

LOVE (Pt.1) – Original Love

Love This weekend we began a new series on LOVE. Here's a quick summary with some discussion questions.

Responding to a World in Turmoil

Despite the fact that there are many good things happening in our world today, it doesn’t take a lot of insight to realize that we are a world in turmoil – especially in our relationships.… Read the rest

A Prayer of David

David Despite his imperfections and failures, King David will always be remembered as the man after God's own heart. What was it about him that God so loved? Here is a prayer that David prayed after collecting a generous offering for the Temple which his son, Solomon would build:

David praised the LORD in the presence of the whole assembly, saying, “Praise be to you, O LORD, God of our father Israel, from everlasting to everlasting. Yours,Read the rest

Feeling the Weight of it All

Weight In 2007, the World Health Organisation (WHO) found that 67.4% of Australian adults are overweight. Obesity is becoming as great a threat to health worldwide as hunger.

When you are overweight, you tax your body and vital organs. The strain tires you out and causes fatigue. Feeling overweight can also be emotionally depressing.… Read the rest

Solving the Personal Energy Crisis (Pt.4)

Energy 3. Renewing Your Spiritual Energy.

Physical health and emotional health are both vital. However, spiritual health is probably the most important and it can have a positive affect on our every area of our life. The Gospel writers tell us that Jesus was "full" of the Spirit (Luke 4:1)!… Read the rest

Solving the Personal Energy Crisis (Pt.2)

Energy 1. Renewing our Physical Energy

How do we increase our physical energy? God made our physical bodies – one of the most amazing of his creations. It has been designed for optimum performance IF we look after it and ensure that we take time to renew our physical energy on a regular basis.… Read the rest

Solving the Personal Energy Crisis (Pt.1)

Energy It's half way through the year. How is life going for you? 

A few weeks back I came across this statement from the apostle Paul in one of his prayers …

Oh, the utter extravagance of God’s work in us who trust him — endless energy, boundless strength!Read the rest

The Perfect Pastor

Perfect pastor I found this on the internet the other day. It's a church joke with just a hint of exaggeration 🙂

The Perfect Pastor preaches exactly 10 minutes. He condemns sin roundly, but never hurts anyone's feelings. He works from 8 a.m.… Read the rest