Church

Church and Sacraments

Today in theology we talked about the sacraments, and in a follow on from my blog last week I thought I’d jot down a few reflections. The main thing to remember though is that a two hour class is nowhere near enough time to adequately consider all the issues involved,…

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Being Thankful…

Today in chapel we had the privilege of hearing from Peter Brain, the recently retired Archbishop of Armidale, speaking on the topic of thankfulness. His brief message struck a chord with me, especially with the degree to which our society and culture is somewhat less than thankful for the things…

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Words with friends…. how do we use language?

This blog post is probably one of the more theologically oriented posts that will intersperse this blog, when I get a chance to think and write, and in this case it comes while im sitting on a plane between Melbourne and Singapore. It stems from a twitter discussion that I…

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Church Camp

This weekend was the St Matts annual church camp. This is what our weekend looked like: Well…. actually…. We haven’t been to Philip Island before, so enjoyed making the “quick” 2 hour drive down there (if you’re in Adelaide here’s a reminder of how lucky you are to have Victor…

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Finding a Gospel Home

As part of moving cities there is always a lot of change which goes along with it. For many the prospect of a new city bears the stress of being away from family and friends, and the challenge of finding new friends to be in community with. However, for Gill…

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