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Is it time to start trusting God?

He’s known you the longest! Something bizarre was happening inside me. While I ate and slept and talked and went about life as usual, a tiny human was forming in my womb. A minuscule heart, tiny fingers, spec sized toenails, … Continue reading

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Prayer during lockdown

We’re all going through a tough time with this lockdown. Parents will be home schooling for two more months. Travel is restricted. Our grandchildren on the central coast seem to be as far away as those in France. There are … Continue reading

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Crown of thorns

Who’s been watching the Olympic games in Tokyo where athletes are striving to win a gold medal? In the ancient games the winner received a laurel wreath to place on their head. The wreath was a symbol of victory. The … Continue reading

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At life’s crossroads? Let Jesus give you directions

Life’s road is rarely straight. We often find ourselves in places we didn’t expect or want. How are you going with the uncertainty of life at the moment? Do you feel like you’re standing at a crossroads and not sure … Continue reading

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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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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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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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