"We love because He first loved us" 1 Jn 4:19

Posts from May 2014

The Ultimate Donation

Last night I accompanied one of our members, Mae Bennetts, to an event at the Queensland University. It was a thanksgiving service in honour of those who had donated their bodies to science. When her husband Sid died last October he had willed his body to medical science. Last night the university wanted to thank […]


I’ve never written anything (as far as I can remember) about retirement. Come to think of it, I’ve not referred to it much in my preaching either. Stone the crows… talking about retirement would be a kind of admission that I’ve passed my use-by-date, wouldn’t it? Well, the sobering reality is that in another six […]

Targeting Christians

The media has recently reported the abduction of more than 270 school-girls in Nigeria in mid-April. The girls, mostly between 16 and 18 were sitting for a final science exam when they were abducted by terrorists. Some of the girls later managed to escape but some 190 of them are still missing. What most news […]

Living with regret

As happens periodically a few days ago my past caught up with me again. I had some interaction with a lady I hadn’t seen for a very long time. Last week our paths crossed and our meeting was not as amicable as I would have liked it to be. In fact, I felt decidedly uncomfortable […]