This isn’t the first time that Ray Ortlund’s expression for Christian discipleship has been shared here; but he’s posted it again recently, so why not? Listening to conversations about how churches can produce and measure spiritual growth is wearying; especially conversations devoid of mention of Holy Spirit, grace, corporate worship, and assurance. Those sorts of …

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Growing older amplifies the reality that change is inescapable and control is something of an illusion. For disciples of Jesus it bids us recognise the difference between death and dying; that Jesus has overcome death, and that dying is only a shadow. It also bids us look to the one where certainty, comfort, and peace …

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Twenty years or more ago I talked with a Christian lady who mentioned that Psalm 90’s poetical expression ‘The years of our life are seventy, or even by reason of strength eighty; yet their span is but toil and trouble,’ reflected her experience of life was teaching her what the ‘toil and trouble’ those who …

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Morning and Evening services conducted on September 20 with Mount Gambier Presbyterian Church. Mark’s Gospel is the Good News about Jesus Christ. What makes it good news is that the grave is not the end. The resurrection is what makes Jesus’ life Good News for us. This is our final sermon in Mark’s Gospel. Jeremiah …

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