Time To Grow Up

The start of the Christian life is clearly described by Jesus in John’s gospel chapter 3:1-7.  A person starts their Christian life when they are born again, as a child of God.  This is a spiritual event and experience that if it hasn’t happened, then a person is not a Christian, no matter how much…

Amos 5:1-17 | What’s That Coffin Doing At This Party?

Amos 5:1-17 – What’s That Coffin Doing At This Party? Amos Series – Part 3 of 7 The Body Is Us Ignoring Justice Iceberg Ahead Refused To Return A Funeral Talk At The Party Dangerous Complacency Seek Me Got It Wrong A Personal Relationship The Great Disconnect A Carwash With No Water Seel With All…

Amos 3:1-8 | Cinderella With Amnesia

Amos 3:1-8 – Cinderella With Amnesia Amos Series – Part 2 of 7 Privilege Elected Redeemed A Special Relationship Purpose To Be Light Love And Consequences Special Obligations It’s A No-Brainer Stating The Obvious Selective Hearing We Cannot Be Silent The Choice The Prince’s Bride A Horrible Statement Two Options Removal Renewal

A Slow-Motion Moral Collapse

Most of us are aware of the disturbing events in the United Kingdom in the last couple of weeks.  We have seen on our screens the riots that have caused untold damage to property, businesses and of course there has been loss of life.  One particular aspect of all this is the apparent lack of…

Mega Trend

A Rude Shock Awaits Us . . . . . . If we believe things won’t change.  Why? Because of the Mega-Trends of our times. Mega-Trends are the global currents of events and influences that are  reshaping our world and Australian society, over which we have little or no  control. They are many. There is…

Amos 2:4-16 | There’s Something Rotten

Amos 2:4-16 – There’s Something Rotten Amos Series – Part 1 of 7 Understanding Amos Coveneant Justice The Sound of God’s Heart Breaking Justice Denied Two Tier Justice Trampling the Poort Corrupt Worship Abusing the Needy Make Things ‘Right’ The Sound of God’s Heart Breaking Who Gave You Your Land? You Redeemed You? Who Gave…

Beyond Ourselves

‘Looking after the interests of others’ is an essential Christian characteristic; essential because it is a characteristic of Jesus.  The apostle Paul reminds us that Jesus is the model for our life, attitude and  behavior (Philippians 2:3-5).  It is this imperative that is behind Crossroads ‘Ministry Beyond Ourselves’ (MBO) fund and the ministries it supports….