Honourable Truth

Matthew 22: 15-22: 15 Then the Pharisees went out and laid plans to trap him in his words. 16 They sent their disciples to him along with the Herodians. “Teacher,” they said, “we know that you are… Continue reading

Reminder: 2013 Robert Iles Memorial Lecture

Just a reminder wonderful people. The 2013 Robert Iles Memorial Lecture is on tomorrow night. 7:30pm at Burnside City Uniting Church. Come along to see world renowned apologist Rev. Prof. David Wilkinson lecture… 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

2013 Robert Iles Memorial Lecture: Apologetics in a Media Dominated World

Greetings Readers, You may be aware that the Robert Iles Memorial Lecture will be held this month on Wednesday, July 24, at Burnside City Uniting Church. We are excited to have Rev. Prof. David… Continue reading

Waiting

Waiting is such a difficult pastime.   Young people can’t wait to grow up. They can’t wait for the school holidays, or for Christmas day. Others can’t wait for pay-day, or holidays, or… Continue reading

The Gift of Gifts

It is not so far from Christmas that we can’t talk about gifts. One grandmother was surprised at her grandson’s disappointment with his gifts one Christmas. He explained, ‘When you asked whether I… Continue reading

Things Are Getting Worse…

It is a fact of life that often things have to get worse before they get better. I had a friend with a bad knee, but the doctors would not do anything until… Continue reading

The Rich Fool

I have a friend by the name of Chris. He’s a retired defense industries scientist who has written a book about the share-market. He has written two follow up books on similar themes… Continue reading

Being Good News People

When I was pastoring a Presbyterian church in Los Angeles some years ago I came across a lady called Alice. Alice was a woman in her fifties who had had enough bad news.… Continue reading

Jacob – A Testimony of Grace Undeserved

Jacob was a schemer, a plotter, a manipulator. His name literally meant ‘the deceiver’. At birth in Exodus, Chapter 25 we are told he was born grasping his brother’s heel. This was a… Continue reading