Christian Gangster

 I remember seeing  a movie called “Gangster Squad”. I am not a big fan of MA movies but this one centred on a particularly nasty man by the name of Mickey Cohen. He was born in 1913, crossed paths with Al Capone, was a contemporary of Bugsy Siegel in the 1930s...

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Lean on Me

LEAN ON ME It is an odd reality that we spend most of our lives living independently of others, making our mark, doing the Frank Sinatra “My Way” lifestyle. I say it’s odd because life began being carried, grew being nurtured and it usually ends in the care of others...

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A Royal Reflection

A Royal Reflection  I recently overheard a rather loud individual voice his negative opinion of the Queen. While everyone is entitled to an opinion it seemed that this man’s opinion said more about him than it did about the Queen. Certainly the outpouring of grief for so many should at...

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You with Christ’s Heart

This article may require a word about Jesus to help our consideration. He loved his enemies and sacrificed himself on the alter of love to offer the forgiveness of God to we who don’t deserve it. He also encouraged us to love one another similarly.  The catch cry of our...

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Joy in Christ

Welcome to the community of Christians who gather Sunday by Sunday at St. Peter’s Shoalhaven Heads. God designed church to be a fellowship of love in which the truth is so treasured and lived out that people find true and lasting joy. Joy is a strange word that probably defies...

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Two Builders

TWO BUILDER The Bible is full of wisdom if you are prepared to look. In fact we quote its wisdom sometimes not even realising where it comes from. “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you”, “the love of money is the root of all evil”, “love...

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Remembrance

TWO REMEMBRANCES Remembrance Day is such an important day in the Australian Calendar. A day that celebrates the end of hostilities. A day we remembers those who risked life itself in the longed for hope of peace. One such soldier was Albert Jacka, (10 January 1893 – 17 January 1932)...

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Two Destinations

TWO DESTINATION God is really quite liberating when you think of Him. He allows you to draw your own conclusions and consequences. Your belief doesn’t make God exist as He exists quite independently of you. Equally your unbelief does not make God go away, it just makes you a foreigner...

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Freedom Day

They called it freedom Monday. But freedom for what?  It’s great for business to be free to operate even if the freedom is limited. Relationally it’s a blessing to be able to sit with one another and talk over a coffee mindful that freedom seems to allude the unvaccinated. It’s...

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Winners are Grinners

It’s a big week for the Rugby League with the Grand Final to be played this Sunday. By way of admission my pleasure in Penrith beating the Storm is that if Souths were to lose I would prefer it be to Penrith than to the Storm. The sad part of...

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