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Speciality Magazines 

These were on offer in our local news agent.
It’s the little touches that matter.
Why would a pig fancier want an impractical pig? (Magazine title obscured by sticker) Also hints and tips to make it through winter for both oneself and one’s porcine pal. 
And the exclamation mark after sheep denotes both enthusiasm and a touch of playfulness. (Though the dog on the cover doesn’t seem convinced)
However, I wasn’t tempted to purchase either.


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AP – Autumn 2015 Issue Online

AP0215-lrgAP is the quarterly publication of the Presbyterian Church of Australia.
The Autumn 2015 Issue is available online, with print copies available upon request at their homepage.
The theme this issue is preaching.
Given that the present and previous moderator-generals of the PCA are about to conduct their final Revitalising Preaching Seminar in Melbourne, you might think they’d get a guernsey, but no mention is made of this.
AP seems oddly detached from the life of the PCA, the publication of our National Journal Committee that never mentions the life and work of our National Church, but it’s an interesting read in its own right.

Contents include:
an interview with Dr Murray Capill, principal of the Reformed Theological College, Geelong, Victoria, on preaching;
Peter Owen, church-planting pastor, on his methods of sermon preparation;
Robert Evans on Australian revivals;
News from around the world;
and much more.


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Download January’s Edition Of Tabletalk Free From Ligonier Ministries

tabletalk-ipad copyTabletalk is Ligonier Ministries’ monthly magazine.
At the Ligonier blog, the download version of the January 2015 edition is available for free in a variety of formats.
A good opportunity to check the magazine out.


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The Pulse – December 2014 / January 2015 Issue, News From The New South Wales Presbyterian Church

Cover-211x300-2The summer edition of The Pulse, news magazine of the Presbyterian Church of Australia in the State of New South Wales, is available at the PCNSW website for download.

Features this issue include:

  • Craig branches out: Drummoyne minister Craig Tucker’s new role heading up national church planting organisation
  • Body health: How healthy is the Church really as we enter the new year?
  • Churches on the web: Bruce Meller looks at why churches should have an online presence
  • Bumper Jericho Rd Supplement: Reaching out to our neighbours
  • Preaching at Christmas: David Cook discusses the opportunity to give a ‘momentous message’
  • PLUS: The regulars – Metro, PY, APWM, SRE, Peter Barnes

Download or open the pdf here.