Apart from my role here at West Beach, I also serve the Baptist Churches in our rural regions as a Regional Minister. This includes the Laura Baptist Church, which, along with the rest of Laura came so close to the devastating fire that has been burning in the region for the last month or so.Read more about Fires in the Mid-North[…]
Often when we are wondering about Christianity we weigh up all the options. Like we are used to with major decisions, we do our research. What evidence is there? How do I know? Was Jesus really a historical figure? What about other religions? How does the suffering question get resolved and so on. This isRead more about Deciding for Jesus[…]
“There has been a long tradition which sees the mission of the Church primarily as obedience to a command. It has been customary to speak of ‘the missionary mandate.’ This way of putting the matter is certainly not without justification, and yet it seems to me that it misses the point. It tends to makeRead more about Mission as an “Explosion of Joy!”[…]
On December 22nd, we held our special Guest Service in the hall. We featured drama, musical items, Christmas multimedia on our new screens and a conversational sermon with David Smith and Andrew Turner. It was a great experience and we had lots of fun. Thanks to Unley Park Baptist for loaning us 80 chairs!
This week we bought some large flat screen TVs to use for words to songs, powerpoint slides and videos. The two TVs will replace the old but well used data projector. Because of their brightness we will be able to have the blinds open letting in the natural light.
On November 10th we tried out the newly refurbished basketball court thanks to Ray, Eddie and Andrew. We played a friendly against Parkside and beat them by a few points. It was great to get everyone together and to see the courts being used. It was a bit of a metaphor for what God isRead more about The New Basketball Courts[…]