I recently had lunch with a friend. It was a privilege to do so, and I felt honoured that he made time for me in his very busy and hectic schedule.
While Toongabbie Anglican Church has been engaging with our community with recent events over the past few months a bigger campaign is about to be launched to continue helping us engage with our community.
Archbishop Dr Peter Jensen has delivered his 2008 Christmas message, stressing that commitment, compassion and ‘generous care’ will be needed in the year ahead.
Lately I have had a number of conversations with people who have decided to come back to church. Often having children is a catalyst. There are few things like thinking about the future of your children to at least get you thinking about the really important things in life. Sometimes, people just realise they are missing out on something and decide to see if they can find it at church.
The Archbishop of Sydney Peter Jensen has used his Easter message to tell Australians they can’t get away from Jesus, who he says is ‘back in the spotlight’.
CASE is a new venture of New College at the University of New South Wales. CASE aims to apply biblical frameworks to our understanding of everyday issues.
CASE undertakes research, produces publications, has a network of people interested in apologetic scholarship, runs educational courses and programs, produce a variety of publications, and create forums for discussion, debate and dialogue.
Christmas is often presented as a picture of happiness — with Australians enjoying their family, friends and the best this country has to offer. But it?s a two-dimensional picture. More image than reality. Behind the scenes there are plenty of people who hate Christmas or find it difficult — and for good reason.