Pastor's Desk

On Eagles’ Wings
“Ye have seen what I did unto the Egyptians, and how I bare you on eagles’ wings, and brought you unto myself.” (Ex 19:4, KJV) The story of the exodus is incredibly horrifying and beautiful at the same time, the themes run parallel. Horrifying in that the story exhibits what happened to the nation (Egypt) and individual (Pharaoh) that set itself up to oppress and bully the children of the living God. Read more

Captivity Captive
“Thou hast ascended on high, thou hast led captivity captive” (Ps 68:18 c.f. Eph 4:8, KJV) I don’t know if you have been to the Perth Zoo lately, but we boast an array of many incredible animals for people to go and see. However if you have a keen eye you will notice that most of the animals there are the result of being “bred in captivity”, meaning that these wonderful creatures haven’t a clue what freedom really is. Read more

Australia’s Invisible History
Then I thought, “To this I will appeal: the years when the Most High stretched out his right hand. I will remember the deeds of the Lord; yes, I will remember your miracles of long ago. I will consider all your works and meditate on all your mighty deeds.” (Ps 77:10-12, NIV) I have at times recommended resources that I think that our church would find most useful, usually in the form of podcasts and this week is no different. Read more

Signed, Sealed and Delivered
“And he received circumcision as a sign, a seal of the righteousness that he had by faith while he was still uncircumcised. So then, he is the father of all who believe but have not been circumcised, in order that righteousness might be credited to them.” (Rom 4:11, NIV) One thing that I missed about Australia while travelling was the incredibly unique road signs that we have here. They are so unique to this great south land of ours that as soon as you see one you know exactly where in the world you are. Read more