You’ve probably noticed that Toongabbie and Pendle Hill are pretty multicultural areas, and over the years our church is gradually reflecting that more and more.Read More
When you read Philippians 4:4 - I wonder what you think about.Read More
During the past week the wider staff team had about 48 hours away together.Read More
It is hard not to have moments of sitting back and reflecting on life and the difference that Jesus makes. Many of us are not very good when it comes to health issues of this nature, where one can feel so helpless.Read More
We wish all the fathers among us a very happy Father’s Day.Read More
At the time of writing, it appears that there is every chance that Australia will have its 5th Prime Minister in as many years by the weekend.Read More
This week I’ve had the great privilege of speaking at ‘Jesus Week’ at Adelaide University and the University of South Australia. This is a week of heightened evangelism on campus, much like our week of mission here at TAC!
I believe (and hope) that the Global Anglican Futures CONference (GAFCON) 2018 will go down in history.Read More
One of the great privileges of student ministry is the opportunity it provides to learn more about the many and varied ministries run at our church. I’m constantly encouraged to see how God is using his people and the different gifts he’s given them, to grow and serve his kingdom.Read More
I know that a book review is not the normal for our Church Article - but this week I thought I would share with you a book which has literally changed my prayer life.Read More
Last Monday the football (soccer) World Cup concluded in the early hours of the morning. This year’s competition was one filled with excitement, upsets, fantastic goals, and plenty of controversy.Read More
If our church doesn’t really look like a church today, well, that’s show business for you. More than 100 kids enjoyed the magic this week as Toongabbie put on ‘The Greatest Show’ with clowns, acrobats, trapeze, and the best (or maybe the worst) magician of all time.
Tiger is our tabby cat. She’s old, but lovely. She snuggles on my lap when I read. She runs out to greet us when we come home. That is to say, she used to.Read More
The other week I walked into my Kindy Scripture class and the teacher had something she had been waiting to share with me.Read More
I find it hard to imagine eternity. It’s a concept that is hard to wrap my little brain around.
Today the Global Anglican Futures CONference (GAFCON) starts in Jerusalem. It is my privilege to be participating, together with about 1,700 people from over 50 countries around the world. Philip Gerber from 8am is also participating.Read More
As a result of Scripture classes in our local primary schools, hundreds of children in our local area get to hear about Jesus each week. Many of these children would not hear about Jesus anywhere else – what a wonderful opportunity school Scripture is!Read More
I don’t doubt that my mind is playing tricks on me. Do you know what that feels like? I was running through the bush, in Glenbrook National Park, after dark. I wasn’t running from anything; or at least, I wasn’t meant to be.Read More
By the time you’re reading this bulletin, you’ll know how Liverpool FC fared in the Champions League final against Real Madrid. Regardless of the outcome it will be hard to top 2005, when Liverpool produced one of the greatest comebacks in sporting history.Read More
A number of years ago there was a particular special guest event, and someone said to me: “I wouldn’t invite people to that. It’s not my cup of tea and I’m sure it’s not my friends’ cup of tea.”Read More