Power like no other

No matter how much progress we make, there are still so many areas in which we are still powerless. We make advancements in medicine and science, but our hospitals are still overflowing with dying people; we make advancements in education and welfare, but people continue to perform acts of evil; we make advancements in meteorology, … Read more…

News and Events for the week beginning 3rd June

New Safe Ministry Representative Jenny Orange is our new Safe Ministry Representative. Her role is to a) ensure we comply with Child Protection legislation, b) maintain important records of safe ministry training, c) regularly report to Parish Council on our progress, and d) report to the Sydney Anglican Professional Standards Unit about any instances of … Read more…

From little things big things grow

The kingdom of God is quite unlike other kingdoms. It’s more subversive, more underground, more radical than other kingdoms of this world. We see this clearly in this week’s passage from Mark’s Gospel, in Chapter Four, verses 21 to 34, in our talk ‘The King’s Kingdom’. The kingdom is likened to a little lamp, to … Read more…

News and Events for the week beginning 27th May

Bolivia Night A great date for your diary… This coming Saturday night 1st June… we’re having a night to enjoy everything Bolivian! We’re going to meet in the church for a night of Bolivian food, music, trivia and culture, plus an opportunity to find out more about our missionaries the Lovells. The event starts at 6pm and … Read more…

Healthy families make a healthy society

The health of a society is nearly always connected to the health of its families. The Bible gives clear advice about how to have healthy families, and one of the best places to find it is in Ephesians chapter 6, verses 1 to 4: “Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right.“Honour … Read more…

News and Events for the week beginning 20th May

Ladies’ Dinner This Tuesday night 21st May, Kerrie Stewart will be speaking with us. It’s at the church, it’s $6 each and the action starts at 7pm. Don’t miss out! Bolivia Night A great date for your diary… Saturday 1st June… we’re having a night to enjoy everything Bolivian! We’re going to meet from 6pm in … Read more…

Leadership challenges

Leadership challenges are normal for leaders, especially those who have a high place in public office. This is particularly the case after times of conflict and unsettledness in the ranks of an organisation. For Jesus, he experienced challenges from both likely and unlikely sources as he went around the country showing his authority as the … Read more…

News and Events for the week beginning 13th May

Bolivia Night A great date for your diary… Saturday 1st June… we’re having a night to enjoy everything Bolivian! We’re going to meet from 6pm in the church for a night of Bolivian food, music, trivia and culture, plus an opportunity to find out more about our missionaries the Lovells. More details to come, but put it … Read more…

Jesus hates religion

One of the biggest surprises to many people who do not yet know Jesus is the fact that Jesus is one of the most anti-religious people around. You see, religion is all about humans climbing up the ladder to meet God, finding success in their own strength, and achievement in their own wisdom and knowledge. … Read more…

News and Events for the week beginning 6th May

Men’s Dinner This Tuesday night, 7th May at Shell Cove Golf Club, starting 6.30pm. Speaker: Ben Pfahlert, Director of the Ministry Training Strategy (MTS). Details oakflatsanglican.com/mensdinner RSVP John Wilson, today! Bolivia Night A great date for your diary… Saturday 1st June… we’re having a night to enjoy everything Bolivian! We’re going to meet from 6pm in the church … Read more…