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Come and gather as a community to celebrate Christmas with Carols by the Creek! Sunday 17 December Bob Burgess Reserve, Beaconsfield Kid’s Activities from 6:30pm Carols from 7:45pm For more information and updates, head to the Facebook event. This is a joint event from Beaconsfield Baptist Church, Cardinia Shire Council and the Beaconsfield Progress Association.
We’re celebrating the new life we have in Jesus – come along and support those who are making this bold declaration through Baptism! 6pm at the church Supper afterwards Invite your friends and family We’ll be wrapping up our series in 1 John where he writes: “to you who believe in the name of the
It seems manufacturers are removing ‘Easter’ from the packaging of chocolate eggs and rabbits. What a relief. Reading the Gospels again, I haven’t noticed rabbits or eggs or chocolate in the story. What I can see is one central message, repeated three times in Luke alone: Remember how he told you, while he was still with
I’m going Africa for 2½ weeks in May. Why? You might know I do preaching mentoring with Michael Raiter from the Centre for Biblical Preaching. You might not know that Michael has been a key figure in our lives for a long time. Michael preached at a missions convention Allison & I attended about 20
The church started life as a marginal minority. A heretical sect despised by the Jews and persecuted by the Romans. But it grew. In 312AD Constantine became Roman Emperor and Christianity became the official religion. Persecution ended, church buildings flew up, and new people flocked to the church. For centuries Christianity remained the state, or
Why do we learn new songs? Why don’t we just sing our familiar favourites? Why don’t we wear the same clothes we did in the 70s? Because fashions change. There’s nothing wrong with 70s clothes, they looked great back then. They’re still fun to wear to parties and trivia nights. But styles change and what
‘Anti-fragile’ is a book by Nassim Taleb about creating systems that benefit from disorder. “Some things benefit from shocks; they thrive and grow when exposed to volatility, randomness, disorder, and stressors and love adventure, risk, and uncertainty. Yet, in spite of the ubiquity of the phenomenon, there is no word for the exact opposite of fragile. Let us