Charles Spurgeon, as quoted by David Cook in a sermon this afternoon: “I have learned to kiss the wave that throws me against the Rock of Ages.” The subjective experience of adversity brings us into contact with the objective experience of God and his gracious love.

Songs of preparation: To You I Lift My Soul (Psalm 25) and Humble Thyself / Our God Is An Awesome God. Call to worship: Praise: O Come, O Come Emmanuel. Corporate Prayer of Confession: Song of assurance, confession of faith, doxology: My Heart Is Filled With Thankfulness; The Apostle’s Creed; Praise God From Whom All …

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For publication in our local paper this week. A reflection on White Ribbon Day. Another White Ribbon Day has come and gone. The day challenges us to acknowledge that, for a significant portion of Mount Gambier’s population, home is not a place of security and nurture, but a place of fear and abuse.While the day …

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