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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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The Mighty Miracle of Easter and Passover

Apr 03, 2012 1 Comment

Why we celebrate Easter and not Passover is beyond me. Jesus is our Passover Lamb. He came to take away the sin of the world. How sad we separated His fulfillment of Passover and lost the amazingly breathtaking connection.

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Christian Palestinianism

Mar 20, 2012 No Comments

Take time to watch this video. It’s enlightening

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Make It A Hearty Hallelujah!

Mar 14, 2012 No Comments

By Ron Ross, March 2012 (for preaching/teaching email ‘Praise the Lord’, ‘Hallelujah’, ‘Amen’ – these words are common in Christian conversation but sometimes their familiarity takes away from the original meaning. In years gone by, for thousands of years actually, believers exclaimed ‘Hallelujah!’ which was in fact two words joined together to pack a […]

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The Hallelujah Chorus

Mar 11, 2012 No Comments

I’m currently studying the meaning of the word ‘Hallelujah.’ In the process I came across this inspirational report in my Logos Bible Software files. One day a young Indian named Bill Hayes came to George Walker, the missionary on the Pima reservation, in Arizona and said: “Mr. Walker, our choir would like to learn to […]

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Fast Day in Memory of Esther’s ‘Life-Threatening Request’

Mar 08, 2012 No Comments

by Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu – Wednesday’s “Fast of Esther” is in memory of Queen Esther of Persia’s risking her life by approaching King Ahasueros, her husband, to save the country’s Jews. No one, she tells her relative Mordecai when he asks her to intercede for the Jews, was allowed to enter the king’s court […]

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