The heart of mission … is an invitation to descend into the spaces of pain and confusion of those who do not yet know Jesus, and to ascend alongside others, as they discover the hope and the promise of the gospel.
It was a great privilege to be invited to be the guest speaker at the “Queensland Parliamentary Christian Breakfast” on the morning of Tuesday, April 2nd. This was kindly arranged for me by Fiona Simpson, the member for Maroochydore and I attended the breakfast with our First Assistant Bishop Mark Vainikka. At the breakfast, I… Read more
As a member of the LCAQD District Office team, it can be difficult to be one step removed from some of the difficulties LCAQD congregations are facing. Whether it’s drought (thank you God for the recent rains!), flood, uncertainty about future viability as a congregation or personal grief, we often witness things we can’t fix. Now… Read more
Once again we have heard of violence against innocent men, women and children, this time in Christchurch, New Zealand. Again, we come to the Lord of the cross and cry out: “Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world, have mercy on us. Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the… Read more