Hope for the Tragic Despair of Abortion

The upper house of the NSW Parliament meet today to discuss the Reproductive Health Care Reform Abortion Bill 2019 which passed the lower house less than two weeks ago. On the final day of debate a number of amendments were proposed and defeated. Towards the end of that long discussion there was a particularly striking […]

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Valar Morghulis – all men must die

Season 4 of Game of Thrones is coming out in the US this week. One of the catchphrases of the show is “Valar Morghulis” (“all men must die”). What a great opportunity to talk to people about Jesus. Hebrews 9:27-28 And just as people are appointed to die once, and then to face judgment, so also, after Christ […]

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In the Dark on Dark Matter

I think I need someone far cleverer than me to explain this to me. Dark Matter [wiki]…   In astronomy and cosmology, dark matter is matter that is inferred to exist from gravitational effects on visible matter and background radiation, but is undetectable byemitted or scattered electromagnetic radiation.[1] Its existence was hypothesized to account for discrepancies between measurements of the mass of galaxies, clusters of galaxies and the entire universe made […]

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Nehemiah 3-4 - Which Walls are We Building?

We've started a sermon series in Nehemiah and this week I'm preaching on chapters 3-4. As with any other Old Testament text, one of the key questions is that of the hermeneutic that we use. Here in the 21st Century we are not living in the Israeli city of Jerusalem, trying to fend off attacks […]

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