Author Archives: George Hawke

About George Hawke

I live in Sydney, Australia

Servant leadership

There are two types of leadership: Leader first (self-serving leadership), and servant first (servant leadership). Jesus was an example of servant first leadership. He said: “You [His disciples] know that those who are regarded as rulers of the Gentiles lord … Continue reading

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Sustenance through sacrifice

Three times a year Israelite families travelled to the temple in Jerusalem for a religious festival (Ex. 23:14-17; 34:23-24; Dt. 16:16).  The first of these was the Passover in spring, when they remembered how God delivered them from slavery in … Continue reading

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Jesus: a 4-letter word or the name above all names?

What do you do in that flash of anger, shock or pain? When you’re driving and another car dangerously pulls out in front of you; when you kick your toe; when you hear bad news; it seems universally human to … Continue reading

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Mount Banks, Blue Mountains

Saturday 14 August 2021 Climb Mount Banks and Rigby Hill for views of the Grose Valley. Transport (mini bus) available from North Ryde (8.15am) and Strathfield (8.30am). Return by 6pm. Leader : George Hawke 0422 659 589 Grade : Medium … Continue reading

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Resurrection through sacrifice

Three times a year Israelite families travelled to the temple in Jerusalem for a religious festival (Ex. 23:14-17; 34:23-24; Dt. 16:16).  The first of these was the Passover, when they remembered how God delivered them from slavery in Egypt. The … Continue reading

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Catherine Hill Bay to Caves Beach

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Forgiveness through sacrifice

Three times a year Israelite families travelled to the temple in Jerusalem for a religious festival (Ex. 23:14-17; 34:23-24; Dt. 16:16).  The first of these was the Passover, when they remembered how God delivered them from slavery in Egypt. They … Continue reading

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Sanitise more than hands

How clean do you keep your hands? Hand hygiene has certainly gotten a lot of attention lately. It reminds me of one of my favourite Shakespearean scenes — Lady Macbeth is sleepwalking after she has orchestrated the murder of her … Continue reading

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Imagine someone knowing everything about you!

Do you know you’re not the only one? We all have parts of ourselves we’d rather no one else knew about. Parts we may try to hide from even ourselves, to distract ourselves from with busyness or entertainment, to overcompensate … Continue reading

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Grand Canyon, Blackheath

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