Posts from June 2016

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Being Christ’s People This Election

by Michael Dasey (Rector)

I take the risk today of commenting on our state of politics with an election a week away. I do not intend to tell you how to vote and you would not listen if I did! However, it is right for us to be particularly thoughtful about this election. I confess to being highly conflicted. [...]

Love for fellow human beings

by Michael Dasey (Rector)

In the wake of the Orlando massacre, Lyle Shelton from the Australian Christian Lobby, wrote the following words: Disagreement over public policy does not mean disrespect or hate for the people one disagrees with. Those motivated by radical Islam have been intentional in killing Christians, Jews, Yazidis and gays alike. What happened this week was [...]

Christian Education

by Michael Dasey (Rector)

This week Christian Education continues in our local schools. This is a wonderful opportunity to give some children the only contact with the Good News of Jesus that they will have. So please pray for this contact. But let us also remember the great opportunity on our doorstep with Burgmann School with whom we have [...]

Prayer for politics

by Michael Dasey (Rector)

We are well and truly in election mode. What a shallow campaign so far. Fear of a slip up and the quest for marginal seats has led to great financial promises to just a few electorates and an unwillingness to set a principled vision for the nation. The Christian politician, Edmund Burke, said to his [...]