A Lesson from Milan

Recently I visited the Duomo Milano. The intriguing and breathtaking cathedral sits on a 183,000 sq.ft piazza in the heart of Milan. So magnificent, I found it hard to describe. Author Mark Twain captures my sentiments when he described it as ‘A wonder….so grand, so solemn, so vast!…the figures are so numerous and the design […]

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Perspective

I have been thinking a lot recently about the power of perspective. It occurs to me that our perspective shapes our response to any given issue. Regularly I hear this phrase spoken by leaders “To be honest from my perspective …” and what follows is their definitive conclusion about the issue and the course action […]

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Vision Casting

The power of a well articulated and compelling vision is undeniable. History’s pages are loaded with thousands of examples; pioneers, explorers, reformers, authors, artists and inventors that have shaped the world in which we live. Researcher and author George Barna describes vision as a ‘clear mental picture of a preferable future’. Visionaries are seers. They see […]

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Rivercity News – Sunday 20 March 2016

Hi Church Over the years Nikki and I have discovered faith to be a journey. The great reformer Martin Luther King Jnr said it this way: “Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase”. When God called us to leave Brisbane and serve in the UK back in 2010, […]

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Rivercity News – Sunday 13 March 2016

Hi Church Leonard Ravenhill (nicknamed the apostle of prayer) said ‘Much of our praying is wasted, because we are asking God to do things He has asked us to do!’ There is a balance between what we are called to do and what only God can do. There is a synergy between the sovereignty of […]

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Rivercity News – Sunday 6 March 2016

Hi Church Another week gone! It’s only 3 weeks until Easter! I have been musing on this verse over the past few days, “Therefore, King Agrippa, I was not disobedient to the heavenly vision..” (Acts 26:19 NKJV) Paul was rehearsing his story of radical transformation to the King. A story that included his dramatic conversion […]

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