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CrossLife

What are we living for?
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What are we living for?

Bohemian Rhapsody took cinemas by storm late in 2018: the movie recounting of the story of super group Queen and its lead singer, Freddie Mercury. They had such worldwide hits as: ‘We are the Champions’,...

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April 13, 2019
FORGIVE and FORGET
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FORGIVE and FORGET

So what do we do? Keep on sinning, so God can keep forgiving? I should hope not! Romans 6:1 (The Message) In Matthew Jesus teaches us that God does not work to a quota system...

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March 27, 2019
Out of the Ordinary
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Out of the Ordinary

It always amazes me that Jesus could just walk out onto a beach and say to a bunch of guys sitting there messing about with their fishing nets, “Follow me”, and they just got up,...

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March 20, 2019
It's not about me!
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It’s not about me!

I recently heard Karl Faase on the radio comparing army recruitment posters during World War 1 to what we see now. Lines like, ‘the Empire needs you’ were common and appealed to people’s sense of...

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December 08, 2018
What is Hate Speech?
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What is Hate Speech?

In the last few years our media is pushing ideas of hate speech or phobias and even child abuse for terms and values for which my generation (I am a senior) took for granted and...

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December 05, 2018
Be Still
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Be Still

Sunrise over Lake Cootharaba on the Noosa Wetlands. You can see it twice – nearly. You weren’t there, but you can nearly feel the austere quietness of the early morning from this pic: the colours,...

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December 01, 2018
Lost
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Lost

Well, here I am, raking through the grass back of the Helensvale church and I can’t find the small brass fitting missing off the Crossroads BBQ! (Don’t ask how this came about, please.) I do...

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November 28, 2018