Proverbs 27

Here is some more wisdom from the book of Proverbs as we begin a new week:  Vs. 1. Don't brashly announce what you're going to do tomorrow; you don't know the first thing about tomorrow. Yesterday is gone, tomorrow may never come. Today is all we have. Live in the moment and live it to the full. … Continue reading Proverbs 27

I Will Take a Walk on Saturday … for Welcome to Australia

Australia is marked with the beauty of diversity. People from many backgrounds, ethnicities and beliefs call this land home. Over the last several years I have had reservations about the treatment of asylum seekers, especially children in detention. The current harsh treatment of destitute people, seeking safety on our shores for a variety of reasons, … Continue reading I Will Take a Walk on Saturday … for Welcome to Australia

Proverbs 20

It's time for our weekly proverb again. Today we glean some wisdom from Proverbs 20. Vs.2. Quick–tempered leaders are like mad dogs – cross them and they bite your head off. It's a mark of good character to avert quarrels, but fools love to pick fights. Wise people are slow to anger. Take a deep breath. Ask the … Continue reading Proverbs 20

Proverbs 13

As we continue our reflections on the book of Proverbs, let's look at five proverbs from Proverbs 13 today (from the Message Bible):  Vs.3. Careful words make for a careful life; careless talk may ruin everything. Our words are very powerful. We need to engage our brain before opening our mouth. Thinking before we speak preserves us … Continue reading Proverbs 13

Max Conlon – Aboriginal Artist

  Last weekend, as part of our Australians Together focus, we were privileged to host Max and Tracey Conlon at CityLife Church. They are indigenous Australian church leaders who founded Walkabout Ministry. They travel and minister to many of the isolated indigenous communities across our nation. Max was raised amongst 14 siblings in the Cherbourg … Continue reading Max Conlon – Aboriginal Artist

Proverbs 6

It's time for some more insight from the book of Proverbs as we look at chapter 6 today (from the Message Bible translation):  A Lesson from the Ant Vs.6-11. You lazy fool, look at an ant. Watch it closely; let it teach you a thing or two. Nobody has to tell it what to do. All summer it stores up food; at harvest … Continue reading Proverbs 6

Australians Together

Australians Together is taking a fresh approach to building relationships between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians. Their web site has some inspiring stories and helpful articles. Check it out. This coming weekend at CityLife Church, I will be sharing some of our experiences on an indigenous awareness trip we did with some Australian pastors last year, sponsored by … Continue reading Australians Together