You might be surprised to learn that there is no single variety of the famous Arnotts’ Ginger Nut biscuits. As the Arnotts Company makes its Ginger Nut biscuits considering each ‘regional culture’ of Australia, so too, we people of the Church of Jesus Christ, are sent to bear the Gospel to others.
I have notified the District Church Board chair Shiron Dixon, Bishop Paul Smith and also the principal of Redeemer Lutheran College, Tanya Crooks that God has led me to accept the call issued by Convention of Synod.
‘Synod’ is a not a common word in our culture, but as a word to describe our life as God’s people in the mission of God we call ‘the Church’, the word ‘synod’ has deep meaning and profound opportunity.
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
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