From the Courier Mail in Brisbane, an article which finally identifies the incredible reach of Hillsong. Hillsong’s message and music has a resonance worldwide that eclipses that of the church’s Aussie birthplace BRIAN Houston had just paid the bill and was about to head into a cool autumn night when two men approached him and … More Finally, a positive press article on Hillsong…
Often we have on this site discussion and questioning around what it actually means to be a Christian. What does one have to be, say, do, or believe in order to (with any integrity) call oneself a Christian. Is there a line which one must cross? Is there a hoop through which one must jump? … More Mere Christianity
What do you think the real issue with suggesting ‘You Need More Money’ is with religious people? Is it with the word ‘money’, or ‘more’, or ‘you need’? Here are a few questions for critics – those who oppose the notion of having enough finance to be able to meet the needs of our dependents, … More Do you need more money?
How does a person become a saint? That is a valid question. The Bible speaks of saints – people who are sanctified, made holy by the blood of Jesus through faith in Him. Saints alive! Paul, in his letters, addresses the saints at various cities in the Asian regions he evangelised. An outstanding characteristic of … More Is Roman Catholic Doctrine Biblical? Canonising Saints
In this video (“Shariamerica: Islam, Obama, and the Establishment Clause”), there is a lot of food for thought about Christianity’s changing place in western society and the issue of free speech. The role of chaplaincy and teaching scripture in schools are recent issues in Australia, showing changes in general attitudes and politics. Christianity is more openly derided. http://youtu.be/ErzxOz3Dzv8
I was going to quote Pringle on this thread here: https://signposts02.wordpress.com/2011/01/19/god-calling-and-name-calling/#comment-17480. If anyone thinks that I have gone too far with the ‘God Calling and Name Calling’ on this post, I am keen to discuss this on the name calling thread. In the ‘God Calling and Name Calling’ thread, RP said, “In terms of when … More Phil Pringle Needs To See He Is A Fool
Peter Madden is BACK! http://www.petermadden.com.au/ Sydney is a great city! But it’s in a real mess! I believe Sydney is one of the most important seats in Australia and that what happens in Sydney effects the entire nation. In 2011 there is a moral and spiritual battle for Sydney raging around us that we we … More It’s Getting More Maddening In Sydney
More informative emails have come my way. The spiritual prostitutes from America have hit some of Australia’s churches. Planetshakers City Church, Citipointe Church and the churches of Adelaide should be ASHAMED. How dare they invite the children of hell to their churches. I will apply the link source when I find the information on the … More Scammers & Shammers Shake Australia!
The Vision Mission Statement To reach and influence the world by building a large Christ-centred, Bible-based church, changing mindsets and empowering people to lead and impact in every sphere of life. This mission is outworked through four major campuses (Hills, City, South West and Brisbane), a city-wide network of connect groups, contributing ministries and extension … More Hill$ong Bulldung
Did a bit of spring cleaning leading to Christmas. I managed to find a 2009 Vision Builders Brochure. See if you can find the error in the pages of Rise & Build 2009. Spot a SERIOUS error here? After all the cliche’s, pathetic jargon and manipulative isms, I sure found some despicablisms. Did you?