In the time of hiatus (in Australia, at any case) which is December-January Rory Shiner outlines a process of questioning and refining the scheduling of church activities. At the post at Go There For Shiner provides background and expands on the rationales for each question. I need to spend time thinking about the smorgasbord versus …

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A quote from Dietrich Bonhoeffer, which Justin Taylor borrowed from someone else’s book: Sin demands to have a man by himself. It withdraws him from the community. The more isolated a person is, the more destructive will be the power of sin over him, and the more deeply he becomes involved in it, the more …

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Another post from David Cook, current Moderator-General of the Presbyterian Church Of Australia. This timely message encourages us not to fall into the trap of mistaking statistical increases for growth. I fall into the tendency to look not only at what blessings we have, but also how they measure against last year. There is a …

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