One day when many tax collectors and other outcasts came to listen to Jesus, the Pharisees and the teachers of the Law started grumbling, ‘This man welcomes outcasts and even eats with them!’ So Jesus told them this parable: ‘Suppose one of you has a hundred sheep and loses one of them-what do you do?… Read more
Remove my sin, and I will be clean; wash me, and I will be whiter than snow. Let me hear the sounds of joy and gladness; and though you have crushed me and broken me, I will be happy once again. (verses 7,8) Read Psalm 51:1-10 In his book Life Together Dietrich Bonhoeffer calls the… Read more
During the last week of August and the first weekends of September, approximately 170 pastors, church leaders, active and potential church planters, and others gathered for the New Horizons and SENT conferences.
My ambition has always been to proclaim the Good News in places where Christ has not been heard of, so as not to build on a foundation laid by someone else. As the scripture says: ‘Those who were not told about him will see, and those who have not heard will understand.’ (verses 20,21) Read… Read more
And may God, the source of patience and encouragement, enable you to have the same point of view among yourselves by following the example of Christ Jesus, so that all of you together may praise with one voice the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. Accept one another, then, for the glory of… Read more
So then, let us stop judging one another. Instead, you should decide never to do anything that would make others stumble or fall into sin. My union with the Lord Jesus makes me certain that no food is of itself ritually unclean; but if you believe that some food is unclean, then it becomes unclean… Read more
The following series of stories about living with autism was awarded second place (silver) at the 2019 Australasian Religious Press Association awards dinner. The stories originally featured in the April 2018 edition of The Lutheran.
The following story about caring for creation was awarded third place (bronze) in the ‘Best Theological Article’ category at the 2019 Australasian Religious Press Association awards dinner. The story originally featured in the October 2018 edition of The Lutheran.
The following story was awarded second place (silver) in the ‘Best Story by a Single Author’ category at the 2019 Australasian Religious Press Association awards dinner. The story originally featured in the June 2018 edition of The Lutheran.