Category Archive: The Church

Seeing for the First Time

John 9: 1-7 – ‘As he went along, he saw a man blind from birth. 2 His disciples asked him, “Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he was born blind?” 3 “Neither this man nor his parents… Continue reading

Hope is Found in Jesus.

How has your joy and peace been going over the past couple of weeks? We had the challenge of a church fire drill the other day.  47 seconds, not bad! Someone commented that… Continue reading

Being Radical.

Mark 1:9-15 – ‘9 At that time Jesus came from Nazareth in Galilee and was baptized by John in the Jordan. 10 Just as Jesus was coming up out of the water, he saw heaven being torn open… Continue reading

Letting The Force Use Us

I recall vividly a day three years ago when we drove into New York. Coming in on Freeway 80 we felt fairly confident of survival. As traffic slowed down to a crawl because… Continue reading

Are You Being Served?

Elizabeth Taylor was interviewed a while back on the program Good Morning America. In the interview she told of her 6 week stay at a rehabilitation clinic where she had been able to… Continue reading

Send for the Greeks

The last time I had anything to do with Greeks was at the movies. Our youth camp at West Beach went to see My Big Fat Greek Wedding, and I know a number… Continue reading

A Community of Love

What is so special about the Church? What makes it unique, different and special? What makes it more than a religious club, where we just gather together with a common interest in religion?… Continue reading

Redeeming the World

A comment made by a woman last Tuesday has stuck with me throughout the week. She was describing an incident from Rundle Mall. A group of Asian lads were chasing another. It was… Continue reading

Unity is Evangelism

I’m not found in one But can be in three, I hold things together, What can I be? Let me give you some clues on the answer to the riddle. It is rarely… Continue reading

The Inaugural Robert Iles Memorial Lecture Report

More than 140 people gathered at Burnside City Church on November 7 to hear the inaugural Robert Iles Memorial Trust Lecture. The lecture – the first in a series of five that will… Continue reading