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Five reasons to go to Discovery Group

This post comes from Ian Carmichael who lives in Sydney, Australia. We’re a few months into the year now. The weather is starting to cool as autumn transitions to winter. Work pressures are mounting, and the gradient on the ‘life … Continue reading

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No one knows what tomorrow will bring

Have you ever had to walk in the dark? I mean when it’s can’t-see-your-hand-in-front-of-your-face dark? For those of us not used to it, walking in the dark can be slow and scary. We may have an idea of a destination … Continue reading

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Love hurts

Do you agree love hurts? Should it hurt? Is something wrong if it hurts? If we understand love as an unrelenting concern for another’s well-being, love does open us up to grief and pain in this broken world. When we … Continue reading

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The Lord’s Supper – until Jesus returns

The best description of the Lord’s Supper is in 1 Corinthians 11. It gives two reasons for celebrating the Lord’s Supper. The first reason was to remember what Jesus has done for us – it was to be done “in … Continue reading

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Meet your maker

Though we don’t live like it, death is a sure thing. I often take walks amongst the beautiful gardens and graves of the cemetery I live near. Thousands and thousands of headstones and memorial plaques lay quietly in various stages … Continue reading

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Ten minutes after church

This post comes from Andy Huette who lives in the USA. What do you usually do immediately after your Sunday morning church service ends? If you’re like most of church-going humanity, you probably have a routine. Upon the final “Amen”, … Continue reading

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The Lord’s Supper – a visible sermon

A toast involves raising a glass and drinking in honour of or to the health (or goodwill) of a person or thing. It shows your appreciation of them or wishes them success. Toasts are generally offered at times of celebration, … Continue reading

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Why be a small group member?

This post comes from Tony Payne who lives in Sydney, Australia. Why belong to a small group at church? Three common answers spring to mind. Because that’s what committed Christians do. Christians go to small groups like tradies go to … Continue reading

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The command to keep the Lord’s Supper

The best explanation of the Lord’s Supper is given in 1 Corinthians 11:17-34. It begins, “For I received from the Lord what I also passed on to you: The Lord Jesus, on the night He was betrayed, took bread, and when He had … Continue reading

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Jesus is even better than Bluey’s dad

“You’re as good as Bluey’s dad”. It is the highest compliment our young children can give my husband. I’ve given a similar compliment to one of our humorous friends and father of four. Bandit, more commonly known as Bluey’s Dad, … Continue reading

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