Song of the Week


Found this song by Apollo LTD on Apple Music a few weeks ago and I have really been enjoying it. I love everything about it – the sound, the beat and the vocals. Give it a listen! Advertisements

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Social Media Tips for Churches


Social Media is no longer a fad but it is part of almost everyone’s life. According to a recent Sensis Social Media Report almost 8 in 10 people (79%) in Australia use social media. Out of those people, 59% of them access social media once a day or most days and 35% of them check […]

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Why Forgive?


There are certain words in Christianity that make us cringe.  Words and phrases like “sacrifice” or “love your enemies” are things that we don’t really like to talk about. The word “forgiveness” is also one of these words.  But just because we don’t like to talk about them doesn’t mean they are not important.  Usually […]

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Song of the Week


This past week my church hosted our annual Turning Point Conference, which is why you haven’t seen much action from me on the blog. It has been a very busy but fulfilling past 2 weeks. During the conference our music team sang a new song from Charity Gayle entitled In Jesus Name which is our […]

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The Blessing of Suffering


Suffering is a word that we would like to avoid at all costs.  No one likes to suffer, because it’s uncomfortable.  We would all like to live quiet, peaceful lives for the rest of our existence, and never have to worry about anything.  Unfortunately life is not like that.  If you are breathing you will […]

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Fickle Or Faithful?


It’s so hard to find faithful people these days.  Whether it’s in our relationship with God or our relationship with people, so few people want to remain faithful.  It is so much easier to quit.  If you don’t want to remain married or you just want to “play the field”, it’s so easy to get […]

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The Problem With Pharisees


Pharisees.  Just the mention of the word incurs images of self-righteous and sometimes brutal religious leaders.  The Pharisees are a picture of what happens when traditional religion gets out of control.  As my brother so brilliantly put it in his post Spiritual But Not Religious, not all religion is bad.  But pharisaical religion is the […]

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Song of the Week


I have a playlist in my Apple Music entitled Airplane. These are songs that I have downloaded on my phone to listen to when I travel, study or read. They can range anywhere from pop, hip hop, worship, rap or singer/songwriter (all faith based lyrics, of course). Fight for Me by GAWVI featuring one of […]

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An Empty Feeling


I read an article a few days ago that featured Michael Jordan.  He admitted that he has felt an emptiness since he left basketball.  This happens a lot with entertainers and athletes.  They become so accustomed to the spotlight that they can’t handle when it’s not there anymore.  Their life seems to no longer have […]

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Spiritual But Not Religious


Over the last few decades there has been a rise of people around the world that call themselves spiritual but not religious. What does it mean to be ‘spiritual’ but not ‘religious’? According to Wikipedia it is “a popular phrase and initialism used to self-identify a life stance of spirituality that takes issue with organised […]

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