Amid Pandemic Stress, People Need Hope

What is the longer-term impact of COVID-19 on mental health? People are hurting right now, and that means people who have never considered religion before could be open to the hope of the Gospel message. New research has shown that three out of five Australians feel...

Waiting on God

In his series Waiting on God, Pastor Jeff Vines challenges us to wait patiently on God when we don’t know what His will is. Most of us want God to open up the windows of heaven and pour out His blessings on us. But it is usually something specific that we have cried...

Where is God in All the Suffering?

The Australian Medical Association has predicted at least a 25% rise in the number of suicides in Australia over the next five years because of Covid-19. Some of you are doubtless struggling to understand the suffering you’ve seen, or even experienced, this year. In...

Hanukkah: The Feast Of Dedication

Each year, around the time we prepare to celebrate Christmas, our Jewish friends celebrate Hanukkah. It’s interesting that this particular Jewish festival is mentioned in the New Covenant in John 10 and it’s called the Feast of Dedication. Funnily enough, we’re about...

Finishing Strong

‘…I have finished my course…’ 2 Timothy 4:7 KJV To finish strong, you must understand three things. (1) People will leave you. It may be because you’ve outgrown them, or to fulfil their own vision, or because they don’t want to go where God’s taking you....