What does it mean to be Australian? What’s so good about living here in this country? The answers that you might give to these questions could vary quite a bit depending on your stage of life and your experiences in this country. But maybe the greatest thing about living here in Australia is the peace
A few weeks ago we opened the Word at Psalm 139 and we looked at two of God’s attributes: his omniscience and his omnipresence. God knows everything and he is everywhere. This Sunday we’ll conclude the two part series on Psalm 139 as we look at God’s omnipotence and how we are ultimately called to respond
We are continuing our journey through the book of Habakkuk and we come, at the start of chapter 3, to a transformation in Habakkuk. He begins with complaints and sadness, even anger, but moves to awe and praise. Our sovereign God is going to deal with sin, but Habakkuk calls on God to remember mercy.
In the midst of hatred and betrayal Mark records and act of simple and costly devotion. Sensing where the life of Jesus was headed and being unable to alter that course in an act of love and faith she did what she could for Jesus. The question that is drawn out from the passage isRead More +
Have you ever had the experience of looking back on something you did wrong and saying to yourself, ‘I can’t believe I did that. I don’t normally do that sort of thing.’ How does that happen? Why do we humans do things that we believe are wrong? Why can’t we educate ourselves to a betterRead More +
As I start my ministry here it Redlands CRC it seemed a great time to take a look at what the church is supposed to be, at least in part. What is my role? What are we aiming for? Paul, using the image of the church as body gives us an idea in Eph 4.Read More +
If you live long enough, your faith is bound to be challenged some time. Psalm 73 is the song of a godly man who felt his faith slipping away. Even though these words were written 3000 years ago, they might as well have been written today. This Psalm is his very personal testimony. He opensRead More +