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Summer Holiday Reading

Our Favourite Things A growing follower of Jesus is a thinking and discerning one. This comes through many ways but particularly an appetite for learning, and reading the things that are of God and the world He has made. The pastors and staff of Cornerstone have some top picks of books and resources they’d recommend for you. This would be helpful if you were thinking ...

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Running Scared! An Entry from the Journal of Steven Soldatos

Anxieties and fears are as much a part of the first-century church as they are today. Jesus says so! "Therefore I tell you, do not be anxious about your life . . .” (Matthew 6:26). The apostle Paul says, Philippians 4:6, “do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.&rdqu...

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Ten Things I Have Learned

On Saturday the 22nd of August someone sent me an email seeking advice as to what they should do regarding a compulsory event at Burwood Girls High School the following Friday where classes for all years were to be cancelled for two periods and every student was instructed to dress in purple clothing, eat purple cup cakes, celebrate a parade under the rainbow flag and watc...

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Gay Marriage and the “slippery slope”

Gay Marriage and the “slippery slope” I can still vividly remember as a young boy when homosexuality was not only viewed as a psychological illness but a criminal offence. Indeed, it is only as recently as 1997 that homosexuality was decriminalised in the state of Tasmania. At the time, people talked about this being the start of a “slippery slope”...

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What Time Is It

Introduction: Why is it important to get to church early? What time is it? Seriously what time is it? Its Sunday, 9.00 am, the music team has practised and prayed during the week, then they arrive before 9am to set up, the welcomers are there early, Ckids teachers, the elders are present, the set up people - sound, chairs, coffee - all this happens well and truly ...

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CS Tang reports on the Launch of TGC Australia

Last week CS Tang attended the launch of the Gospel Coalition Australia. Following is his report....

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From the desk of Mark Powell

Doing more together than we can apart… A few years ago now, as we were considering amalgamating with St David’s, a senior minister in the denomination asked me this question. He said, “Can you do more together or apart?” He had put his finger on the most important point. After thinking about it for a while I said to him then what I still believe now ...

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