Entries by Jodie McNeill

Australian Anglicans Ahead

On Monday night our church at Jamberoo was privileged to host a special online event for Gafcon Australia, at which the Chairman outlined the new way that Australian Anglican churches can be supported when they wish to keep to the faithful teaching of the Bible, even if their bishop wants otherwise. This is not a […]

Are you willing to wait?

Are you the kind of person who is happy to wait for downloads, or couriers, or public transport, or phone calls? In the instant-gratification world in which we live, we seek immediate results, and get frustrated when things don’t happen as fast as they can. And when we’re impatient, it can easily lead us to […]

Surprise Lockdown?

This second lockdown has taken many of us by surprise, especially after the optimistic steps in the past few months towards a return to some sort of normal. But now with as the press conferences from Gladys and Dr. Chant grow in intensity, it is clear that we’ll be needing to work out how to […]

Church is in-person and online

If you’re able to attend church this weekend in person, then we’d love to welcome you face-to-face at 5pm Saturday or 9am Sunday. Our philosophy since the start of the pandemic has been to be as normal and as open as possible, whilst obeying the rules and guidelines of our leaders and authorities. So, we’re […]

(Re)considering Christianity

This week on holidays I read a short book called ‘Seven reasons to (re)consider Christianity’ by musician, minister and author, Ben Shaw. As I read it, I was struck again by how much sense it makes to be a Christian and to follow Jesus. For his seven chapter titles, he says that people should (re)consider […]

Saturday 4pm update about church this weekend

[UPDATED 4pm Saturday 26th June] Well, we’ve all just heard that Greater Sydney has gone into lockdown. Our church is not in Greater Sydney, but we’re now affected in many ways, nonetheless. Even though the new rules don’t start until 6pm, the Wardens and I have decided that we’ll run church tonight as though the new […]

Important update about church this weekend

This week has seen Greater Sydney respond to a serious outbreak of Covid-19, and we pray that it is contained quickly so we can resume normal life as soon as possible. Due to the blessings of geography, our church is located outside of Greater Sydney plus Shellharbour, so most of the current restrictions do not […]

What is Fellowship? Acts 2:37-47 Graham Errington – 26-27 June 2021

Acts 2:37-47       What is Fellowship? Introduction – Tarzan and Robinson Crusoe  Romans 14:7 – For none of us lives to himself alone and none of us dies to himself alone. Acts 2:41 – Those who accepted his message were baptized, and about three thousand were added to their number that day.  42They devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and to fellowship, […]