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09 April 2017

Life is a series of decisions from beginning to end. We are making choices, either consciously or unconsciously, every second of every day. Most of these fundamental choices like breathing, pumping blood or digesting food are totally automatic, and we are amazingly good at them. What is interesting, is that we are surprisingly bad... Continue Reading →


02 April 2017

The church is not a building; it's those who worship You and that's not just on Sundays, it's all the year through... Continue Reading →


19 March 2017

Being poor in spirit means being aware of our spiritual poverty. Being poor in spirit also means being conscious of our constant dependence on God... Continue Reading →


12 March 2017

"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has... Continue Reading →


26 February 2017

It is good to praise the Lord and make music to your name, O most High, proclaiming your love in the morning, and your faithfulness at night, to the music of the ten-stringed lyre and the melody of the harp For you make me glad by your deeds... Continue Reading →


19 February 2017

Over this last week I have had a few conversations with people around how you should treat people; all sorts of people. It doesn’t matter if they are white, black, brown, young, old, teenagers, fat, skinny, rich, poor, happy, sad; ANYONE... Continue Reading →


12 February 2017

Hi. Welcome back to MWCC for 2017. It's going to be an exciting year and I am looking forward to what it will bring... Continue Reading →


11 December 2016

We all know about St Nicholas (AKA Santa Claus, Father Christmas). The story is that he was a bishop in the 4th century who gave money to the poor. He did it in secret but news got around... Continue Reading →


04 December 2016

Malo lelei everyone! Yes, it's that time of the year again – the festive season, the season to be jolly... Continue Reading →


13 November 2016

Through this time of intense learning, tiredness and love, I have found myself considering myself as a child of God. Though there may be many more appropriate alternative verses, in this haze, I am brought back to John 3:16 when thinking about how much we are loved by God. Continue Reading →


06 November 2016

We have all been commissioned by God to 'Go and make disciples'. Then Jesus came to them and said, "All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Therefore GO ... Continue Reading →


30 October 2016

Last Tuesday night we attended the Edgewater College Co-Curricular prize giving. It was a poignant evening for our family as it was the very last co-curricular prize giving we will attend. Because of its significance we got the whole family to come along – sort of an "end of an era" type of thing. Also Isaac was the guest speaker... Continue Reading →


23 October 2016

Can you guess what is the most common Bible passage read out at weddings? And the chapter that is the most popular to give to the newly married... Continue Reading →


16 October 2016

I don't know if anyone else has been following the Presidential debates, but I watched the first one and then the "highlights" from the second one. The personality of Donald Trump, as he trumpets his way around the stage is something I find difficult to fathom... Continue Reading →


09 October 2016

A week or so ago Marion was taking a Bible in School class of year five and six kids. One boy asked, "Is God in control of who becomes the next United States president?" ... Continue Reading →


02 October 2016

Last week was an interesting week for John and me. We were in Australia for a short holiday. Our aim was to have some rest and relaxation and enjoy some warm weather. Unfortunately it didn't start well for me... Continue Reading →


25 September 2016

Gifts and Promises – but maybe not how we might expect them to be. It's amazing how often people start something that blesses God and others eventually see... Continue Reading →


11 September 2016

Getting Egypt out of us. I've recently been teaching the story of Moses for Bible in schools and I've begun to realise that our God is an amazingly detailed planner... Continue Reading →