When it comes to Halloween, Christians have a wide range of views about whether it’s helpful, harmful, or something in between. It all started with a pagan festival to mark the start of the darkness of winter, called the winter ‘solstice.’ Then in the fourth century, Christians adopted that festival as their own, calling it […]
About Jodie McNeill
I am the Senior Minister at Jamberoo Anglican Church.
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Disunity is Death Paul wants them to live in _______ We must be _______ in the name of Jesus The _____ matters We pursue _____, even if it causes _________ Our divisions can be _________-based We are to be ______ and united They divided into different ________ They divided according to their ______ Their ___________ […]
Sullivan, our English Settler, is our most effective pre-evangelistic tool, for as we walk him, he brings people to us. They talk to us about him, ask about the breed, notice our accent, tell us they have a relative in Perth and ask if we’ve met them, then ask, “What are you doing here?” In […]
Amazing Grace Grace really is ____ Grace brings special _____ to the church The church in Corinth was _______ A ______ church Paul was a _______ person in the church Sosthenes is his ______ There’s ultimately only ___ church ‘Holy’ means being set apart and _________ Our holiness comes from ______ He prays for more […]
Being a Christian woman in today’s world is hard, no matter what age or stage of life you are in. You may be a young woman leaving school, entering the workforce and navigating new relationships. Or you may be single, or newly-married, or perhaps you’ve just become a mother. Or maybe you’ve now become an […]
How do we read the Bible? Prologue Historical Kingdom Decline and Prophetic Reflections Kingdom Fulfilled in Christ Epilogue or Consummation How do we study the Bible?
Some of the most spectacular moments in sport have come from a reflex reaction by a player, when they have kicked, passed, caught or hit a ball without pausing to think. This week we witnessed a different kind of sporting reflex reaction when the Essendon AFL Club appointed a new CEO, only to pressure him […]
Feeling hopeless? We’re more ________ than ever We’ve shifted towards _____________ A radical ___________ to hopelessness Come to Jesus to find true ____ They’re going up to ____ the Lord The songwriter is in the depths of _______ He _____ out to his Lord He asks the Lord to give him his _________ He cries […]
Australians are the world’s most prolific gamblers, with poker machines causing over half our losses. NSW has about double (or worse) the rate of poker machine losses compared to every other Australian state and territory. About 40% of all poker machine losses come from people experiencing significant harm from gambling. Worse still, the highest losses […]
Cyber attack We must ______ the faith The ________ predicted the false teachers People believe things because of their ________ We lovingly urge everyone to ______ The most serious divisions are about ___ and salvation The false teachers have followed their _________ The true _____ really matters They need to _____ up their faith The […]