Humble, purposeful, clear, direct, incisive, practical and no-nonsense. These are some of the attributes and attitudes of Paul the Apostle considered over the Pastors Conference held last weekend. Pastors from Australia and New Zealand met in Melbourne to discuss the Church from spiritual and practical angles, reconfirm purpose and direction, and enjoy fellowship. A diverse group of pastors with a shared vision, a common purpose and a clear direction. Pr Simon spoke of the legacy of the Apostle Paul and how we had entered into the labours of those who have gone......
The annual Dubbo and Mudgee assembly retreat at Wyangala Dam was enjoyed by all over the past weekend. With the theme being ‘unity’, we took encouragement from scripture and conversation with one another. We were reminded of the wonderful relationship we each have with God and how we can work together to build each other up spiritually. Here are the accounts of the weekend from a couple of the children. On the weekend we got to go camping. We saw lots of kangaroos and animals. We didn’t see many fish. I......
The Apostle Paul and the Areopagus Address In Acts 17 we find Paul the Apostle alone in Athens. He is waiting for his friends to catch up with him after he had been violently chased out of yet another city. The section we are looking at, verses 16-33 breaks up into four sections: What Paul saw as he walked around Athens, and how he felt about it. What he did about it. What he said when he got the chance. What happened as a result of what he said. In the context of what he said......