Discipleship Matrix

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Doing Justice and Loving Mercy

I am feeling restless when I think of the plight of our society and the mission God has laid on our hearts as Reformed churches in Australia.   At times I have laid awake at night -- and my thoughts wander and ponder.   I cannot stop thinking of what our Lord reminded believers through the prophet Micah:   "And what does the Lord require of you, but to do justice, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with your God." (Micah 6:8)    

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Retreat, Refreshment, Recharge 2014

"Best ever... balance between great talks and free time was really good.   Lovely, special activities.  I feel privileged to have been here, 'refreshed,' 'renewed,' and thankful."   These comments made by one of the persons attending Recharge 2014 reflect what just about everybody said about the recent CRCA Ministry Conference held in Collaroy Conference Centre, Collaroy, NSW.

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Wisdom From The Garden(5): Too Much Manure Does More Harm Than Good

For churches to be healthy they require regular feeding.   But too much manure can do more harm than good.  

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Wisdom From The Garden(4): Placed To Thrive

Most plants you find in the local nursery have tags.   It doesn't matter if it is an indoor or an outdoor plant.   The tags will not only tell you the name of the plant; it will tell you where to plant it or where to place it. See not all plants thrive in every spot.   Some indoor plants thrive in a western exposure, where they will get lots of afternoon sun.  ...
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Wisdom From the Garden: No One Stands Alone

Healthy churches require good seed and deep roots.     That is the point I made in my previous blog .   In this blog we will discover more wisdom from the garden.   As I learned from my dad, when you plant a garden you must avoid overcrowding, but don't force plants to stand alone. It is like this, when you plant a garden, you first must make sure the young seedlings are not overcrowded....
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