You have heard it said

Introduction I remember a little joke we shared when we attended teachers college, preparing for a world of children who would sometimes ask questions for which we didn’t have any answers. One wag stood up and said, ‘When you don’t know the answer, make it up, but give the answer with real confidence.’ I don&rsq... Continue reading


The Sower and the Seed

Dr James, the famous Scottish preacher tells how one Sunday they had a visiting speaker at their service. At the end of the service, as people were moving out, one dear lady turned to Dr James and said, “That was a wonderful sermon, don’t you think, Dr James?” “And what did you find most helpful in it?” ask... Continue reading


Towards Christian Maturity

“Maturity is when your world opens up and you realize that you are not the centre of it.” ― M.J. Croan. Path to Christian Maturity Introduction Life takes us through various stages. It begins with that lovely innocent stage of babyhood, completely dependent on parents. All that baby needs is milk, and lots of love and atte... Continue reading


A Dilemma Facing Australia

A dilemma facing Australia? Australia Day is usually a time to celebrate our national birthday, revisit our national identity, and honour those who have contributed to our society and nation. This year, the government honoured the former Army Chief of Staff, General Morrison with the title of ‘Australian of the Year’. This ... Continue reading

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Bird’s-eye view

What are we talking about when we say we need a bird’s-eye view of a particular situation? Well, that’s not too hard to imagine. It’s the view a bird gets of the ground below when it is flying high. This view puts everything below into far better perspective than looking at the various features from ground level or even ... Continue reading