The Cross implies the idea of a Resurrection and that of End Times

The Cross implies the idea of a Resurrection and that of End Times

In theology, the words ‘End Times’ conveys an undisputed truth that there will come a time when all that we know will end, but more so on Good Friday the Cross of Christ implies a Resurrection and then there will be an End. Easter philosophically and theologically celebrates both.  

  • Laguna Quays Respite Busy 2nd Half of Year

    Laguna Quays Respite Busy 2nd Half of Year

    The Whitsundays Laguna Quays Respite coordinated by Well-Being Australia for missions now in its seventh year has proven to be a lovely break away for a wide range of those in Christian service. The 2nd half of 2018 has a busy schedule.

  • South Australian Young Writers Growing in Numbers

    South Australian Young Writers Growing in Numbers

    South Australian young writers have expanded their numbers significantly in this past 12 months and we should be celebrating this.

  • To Reflect Road Use, Rail Calls for Trucking Charges

    To Reflect Road Use, Rail Calls for Trucking Charges

    The Footplate Padre is an author of 16 railway books and in several of those tomes he called for more haulage to be placed on rail due to issues such as safety and economics, and this new call is one step further. 

  • Young Writers Conference in 3 Weeks

    Young Writers Conference in 3 Weeks

    The 2018 young writer conference will be held in Christchurch on Saturday 1 September at the Salvation Army Conference Centre, Colombo Street – just three weeks away.

  • Depression and Loneliness of Our Elderly

    Depression and Loneliness of Our Elderly

    In this column since 2008 I have highlighted numerous times both concern for the elderly in our nation and the remarkable contribution many elderly folks make in their local communities in pastoral care.

  • Research – Value Add to Laguna Quays Respite

    Research – Value Add to Laguna Quays Respite

    A recent article in The Guardian illustrates the value of to our well-being of enjoying a lovely view and this is in line with Well-Being Australia's Laguna Quays Respite facility for missionaries and their recuperation on the Whitsundays.

  • After Holidays – Consider Rural Australia – Part 2

    After Holidays – Consider Rural Australia – Part 2

    Families and community are massive in rural Australia. This participatory culture is extended to the whole community being involved in the school, the hospital and welfare groups with their various fetes and community fund raisers, dances, town functions and business gatherings.

  • Distant death - Drones

    Distant death - Drones

    A great deal has been said, written and shown on television and the Internet on the philosophy of the military un-piloted drone, an instrument of war that can target and send a “kill message” to anyone, anywhere.

  • Basil Sellers Midge Point Art Prize – 2018 Betty Moxham

    Basil Sellers Midge Point Art Prize – 2018 Betty Moxham

    The 2018 winner of the Basil Sellers Midge Point Art Prize is held Saturday 28 July at The Point Tavern over a morning tea was Midge Point artist Betty Moxham.

  • Christian celebrations – good memories

    Christian celebrations – good memories

    Good memories are very special. This is one. 68 years ago the Baptists of Australia and New Zealand hired a ship which took 400 hundred delegates to the 1950 Baptist World Congress in London – this story comes from our Australian Missionary News IPTV interview with the late Dr Geoff Blackburn who passed to glory in 2014 aged 99.

  • Basil Sellers Midge Point Art Prize tomorrow

    Basil Sellers Midge Point Art Prize tomorrow

    After five wonderful years of the Basil Sellers Midge Point Art Prize the local arts community got together to continue this art prize scheduled for 11.00am tomorrow - Saturday 28 July at The Point Tavern over a morning tea.