Pastor’s Pen

What’s a Ping-Pong-A-Thon?

There are over 40 million people living in slavery today and we want to do something about that. More than that, we want to equip and empower you and your children to do something about it too! Our College, in partnership with Glasshouse Country Baptist Church, is putting on a 24-hour ping pong challenge. The
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The blessing of rest

The school holidays may have come to an end last week but it doesn’t mean our ability to find rest is over.   God is not only the giver of life but he is also the one in whom we can find rest.  After he created the world, he declared his creation to be very good,
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The power of thankfulness.

As I am writing this, we have just taken out the Middle School Chapel band to thank them for the effort and work they have put into our chapel services this term and this year. It has been so great to serve God alongside those amazing, talented and faithful young people. It was a fantastic
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A hope that lasts

It’s about this time in the term that we all look for help to finish well. Sometimes difficulties, pressures, last-minute wrap-ups of assignments, ‘Uberring’ our kids to commitments and so on. Amidst the inevitable twists and turns of life, we need hope for daily strength, wisdom and insight to get through each day. I hope
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Teaching our primary students about God’s covenants

In Term 2, Pastor Josh and I, together with the Primary Bible Study Groups, set out to discover what a covenant was. We learned it is a form of commitment or agreement between two parties and God made lots of them.   Through the creation story, God’s desire to live in a relationship with Adam and Eve
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3 ways you can remember God these holidays!

Who’s over ironing school uniforms, preparing packed lunches, getting the kids out the door on time with both shoes on, somehow managing the after-school traffic without flipping your lid? All of these things are what you might love to leave behind you when the school holidays come around. The stress of getting homework and assignments
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Hope

What are you hoping for? A better job? A relationship? Perfect children? A  financial windfall? We often use the term “hope” to refer to pipe dreams or wishful thinking, but when we do this we miss what true “hope” is. The dictionary defines hope as “a wish or desire supported by some confidence of its
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Parent prayer time

On Thursday mornings at 8:30am, the doors of the pastor’s room are opened for our parents to join us in praying for the College and its students. Many people lead busy lives and not everyone is able to come in and join us, so can I encourage you to set aside some time at home
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From a Pastor’s lens

God's genuine love

‘Let love be genuine’ Romans 12.9 Term 1 has passed, and we are flying through Term 2. I thought I would take a moment to pause… and share some scripture and things God has been teaching me along the journey this term. My heart is overjoyed with the opportunities we as a Pastoral team have,
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From the Pastor’s Pen

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about how I, as a youth pastor, can better support and encourage parents to be the main source of influence in their children’s lives. As a youth pastor, I sometimes feel like little more than a babysitter. I try to get young people to see the importance of the
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