Relationship not Religion

I hear it all the time. ‘Religions are all the same’. ‘They’re all teach the same thing like love and be kind to each other’. ‘Why do Christians have to insist theirs is better?’ Apart from the obvious, if you study different religions, instead of just relying on statements like the ones above, you’ll discover […]

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How bad do I have to be?’

  I was asked an interesting question at the primary school. I love the way kids ask simple but important questions. The question went a bit like this. ‘Everyone has done something wrong, but if sin is murder and stealing, and I haven’t murdered anyone or robbed a bank, how come I won’t be in […]

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What a Load of Garbage.

I wonder what someone could find out about you if they sifted through your garbage bin? I’m told criminals may do this in order to get personal details from credit card receipts or shopping dockets, and even phone bills. They then use the information to steal your identity, or to get you bank details and […]

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Christmas in Warialda

Well, a big seasons greeting to you all — summer and Christmas always bring good moods. If you’re looking for a church service to attend over the Christmas weekend, there’s one Thursday night and one Friday morning on Christmas Day! Christmas Eve Family Service ·  24 December 2015 7.00pm St Simon’s and St Jude’s. Christmas Day Service ·  25 December […]

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The 2015 Stats Are In.

Vicar’s report to Annual Meeting of Parishioners. August 9th 2015 ENCOURAGE EQUIP EVANGELISE In what sense are we free? We could have a long conversation about freedom. Many people would argue we are free when we are free to choose anything we want. That’s probably a mantra for many people these days. I say probably, because […]

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On Being Open Minded

I have been called lots of things but there’s one thing that keeps coming up, apparently I am not open minded. In the last few weeks it has been suggested that when I am disagreeing with others on a topic, that I am ‘narrow-minded’, ‘a bigot’, and ‘not open minded’. So what am I? Do I indeed […]

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