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Let’s pray

by Mark Calder

Please pray that Advent …will be a time of great hope and expectation as we learn to be people who keep our eye out for the coming King and live as though he could come back at any moment. Pray that Advent will be transforming for us, despite the busyness. Pray for all our Christmas […]

UPDATED – Our search for an associate

by Mark Calder

Dear Friends A couple of weeks back, I said to Mike* in an email – “brother, if this gets too much, we would understand if you need to look for a position in Melbourne for next year.”  He thanked me very much but wanted to hang on in there to see if there was a […]


by Mark Calder

This morning’s messages were a great help and comfort to many. You can hear Mark Calder’s sermon here. You can here Kevin Simington’s sermon here.  Here are some answers to frequently asked questions about the teaching of Ephesians 5. 1.     Surely wives submitting to husbands suggests some sort of inferiority of wife to husband? No. The […]

Seminar on the prevention of suicide – at the J

by Mark Calder

From Christopher John from United Synergies I am very pleased to invite you to a one-day forum exploring new approaches to suicide prevention – Shifting the Dial on Suicide Prevention – new settings, new players, to be held in Noosa on Tuesday, 8 May 2018. The forum will explore the significant role community can play in suicide prevention and the […]

Protecting religion

by Mark Calder

You may like to go to the form linked below and give your opinion on religious freedom!   Thank you for your email regarding the same-sex legislation and the lack of protection for religious freedoms. As you may be aware, I was one of only 12 Senators who had the courage of their convictions and […]


by Mark Calder

Here is the PDF of the outline for the pastoral care seminar