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Confronting with Love

Jul 19, 2016 No Comments

God is love. We have heard it, said it, read it, sang it over and over, a thousand times but what does it mean? It’s easy to say whether we love coffee, or Vegemite, football or the beach. Churches, indeed Christians like you and me, are struggling to let ‘our little light shine.’ We manage […]

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I Wish We’d All Been Ready

Jul 14, 2016 No Comments

Harold Camping (pictured) first predicted the world would end October 21, 2011. That was not his first forecast. In 1992 he published a book called 1994 and in it declared Christ would return mid-September, that same year. “I’m like the boy who cried wolf again and again,” he said in an interview with the San […]

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The Whole World in His Hands

Jul 09, 2016 No Comments

I am a Christian. I remember singing songs like “He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands” and teaching children to sing, “My God is so great, so strong and so mighty, there’s nothing my God cannot do.” I get that, but I also know not to cross a railway track when the train is […]

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Tattoos! Think Before You Ink

Jul 04, 2016 No Comments

What do David Beckham, Angelina Jolie and Johnny Depp have in common? Tattoos! (At the last count David Beckham has 34!) Megan Fox, Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao, Mike Tyson and Drew Barrymore are also in the tattoo team. “So why do ‘normal’ people get tattoos?” the BBC asked. “Would-be prime ministers’ wives have them. Lawyers have […]

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AI, The Rise of Machines!

Jun 29, 2016 No Comments

Stephen Hawking has warned Artificial Intelligence (AI) ‘could spell the end of the human race.’ Microsoft genius Bill Gates (pictured) said he could not understand why people are not concerned about AI. American Nobel Prize laureate Herbert Simon said: “It is not my aim to surprise or shock you—but the simplest way I can summarize […]

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Eddie McGuire, Living in a Gold Fish Bowl

Jun 24, 2016 No Comments

Recently during an ABC interview Australian of the Year and former Army chief David Morrison suggested Australians should stop using the word ‘guys’ in the workplace. He was concerned ‘guys’ was not inclusive of women. “Exclusive language, gender-based language or inappropriate language, has as much a deleterious or disadvantaged effect as something where you’re saying something […]

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Queen Elizabeth, Our Servant Queen

Jun 18, 2016 No Comments

The former Archbishop of Canterbury George Carey (1991-2002) was a strong advocate for Queen Elizabeth II. “Her faith, strong on conviction, but also generous and hospitable, is an example to us all in a time of radicalism and extremism. She reflects the best and most noble values of what it is to be British,” he […]

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Superman ‘the Voice of God.’

Jan 25, 2013 1 Comment

By Ron Ross (January 25, 2013) Faster than a speeding bullet, stronger than a locomotive!  With these words Superman arrived. It was in the 1930’s when it all started.  Heroically the caped crusader battled evil and fought for ‘truth, justice and the American Way.’  Superman has moved through the generations with timely tweaks to keep […]

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Feast of Trumpets – Rosh HaShanah,

Sep 11, 2012 No Comments

 Tishrei 1-2 (Rosh is “head” or “beginnings” and Hashanah is “the year”.) The Feast of Trumpets is the only holiday celebrated for two days in Israel. It would occur at the new moon. Only the slightest crescent would be visible. However, clouds could obscure the moon, and witnesses were required. Watchfulness was a critical ingredient of […]

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State of Origin. Who’s Team?

Jun 07, 2012 No Comments

The surest way to initiate a conversation among strangers is to mention the National Rugby League “State of Origin.” Particularly if you are on the East Coast of Australia the response will be immediate.

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