Echuca Farmers Market

On May 4, I’ll be doing some busking at the Echuca Farmers Market. Come along and discover some great local produce, and hear some great tunes. I might even throw in an appropriately themed “Weird Al” Star Wars cover for Star Wars Day. Echuca Farmers MarketMay 4, 8:30am-12 noonAlton Reserve, Hare St, Echuca

Expanding our idea of love

As has been my tradition, every sermon that I preach will be posted here. This sermon, Expanding our idea of love, was given at The Salvation Army Rochester on Sunday 19 February, 2017. The Reading was Matthew 5:38-48. Who wants to hit me? Last week, I talked about how Jesus expanded the law from just the command …

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Graduation Representative Speech

General and Commissioner Cox, Commissioners Tidd, members of the cabinet, Representatives from the University of Divinity, Training Principal Major Geoff Webb, Training College officers and staff, cadets, officers, soldiers and friends of The Salvation Army. In January 2012, 26 new cadets entered the Salvation Army Training College in Royal Pde, Parkville. We came from many, …

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Online Missional Church

I’m doing a unit at the moment called Missional Spirituality, and the readings for this week have got me thinking. It’s all about engaging in the world using the tools that are available – and in a sense, the tools that are at the forefront of the world. When the Christian Church started to develop, …

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An open letter to our new Prime Minister

Dear Mr Abbott, Firstly, congratulations on being elected our latest national leader. You ran a very professional campaign, and defeated an opposition who was trying hard not to implode, whilst trying to destroy themselves at the same time. So you are now the elected official to lead our country into the next three years. And …

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Is any life more important than another?

It’s tough to write on such a subject a as the Boston bombings so soon afterwards the event. I want to extend my sympathies to the victims and their families. However, I’ve seen a slightly worrying tend starting to appear on Facebook. Is the images contrasting the Boston bombings with a bombing somewhere in the …

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