There is no place where wounds and pains are absent, even in the fellowship of the church. The Gospel enables the wounds to be openings where light breaks through, the pains a common pointer to future wholeness and joy. This is our expectation as we gather in worship tomorrow. Henri Nouwen writes: It belongs to …

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The Christian’s citizenship is in heaven, which is why our earthly citizenship matters too. It represents the people and place that we acknowledge we’ve been established in order to live out God’s love, and share God’s love with others. Welcome to Australian citizenship Gabi. Being invited to witness this special moment in life (along with …

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An observation from Fleming Rutledge about the Gospel of John and how it demonstrates that while Jesus was relating to individuals, he was creating a community, a family, a body, branches joined to a common vine. Taking the Gospel and the Epistles of John together, no writings in the New Testament are more concerned with …

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Being part of God’s family is belonging to God. Together. From David Mathis at Desiring God. In corporate worship, we gather together expectantly, reminding ourselves that God is our giving Father. This is who he is. This is what he loves. God delights in cheerful givers because he himself is one. This is what he …

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