One of the more frustrating things about living on this side of the second coming is the disconnect between the way I know I should be living and the way that I actually live. In the end, I think the cause of it all is simply unbelief---a lack of tru...
Just a thought.
The first question of the Westminster Shorter Catechism is so simple, yet so elegant and profound.
Question. What is the chief end of man?
Answer. Man's chief end is to glorify God and enjoy him forever.
Think about it, in relation ...
If you have been reading The Briefing lately, you would have noticed that in addition to my church's current vacancy, there are at least two other churches who are seeking ministers for their English congregations. Recently I have been using the 10 a...
Just in case you were not aware, the Judicial Commission of NSW recently released a new guide book for judges, as reported by the Sydney Morning Herald. The book acts as a guide for judges in their dealings with various types of people who may presen...
Given the developments in Australian politics over the past week, it's rather serendipitous to read the following during my quiet time:
God is not man, that he should lie,
or a son of man, that he should change his mind.
Has he said, and will he not...
This is fascinating, especially because the last half a dozen authors live nowhere near Sydney.
Someone closer to home and more familiar with the details may wish to expand the article.
This is the third of about three articles in the More on ministry series.
Ministry is very different from other forms of human activity. This is because the final measure of success is ultimately not based on what has been achieved or what has been d...
This is the second of about three articles in the More on ministry series.
During his ministry, the apostle Paul is particularly focussed on finishing, and finishing well. For example, to the Ephesian elders he said:
But I do not account my life of ...