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GOD’S WAY IS THE BEST WAY

GOD’S WAY IS THE BEST WAY

As our society more and more transcends paper, we enter a world of instant, electronic information and communication. As a result we risk living in a past-less present. We move on so fast to the next breaking news story that there is little time to reflect and learn from the past. There is little opportunity…

POVERTY IS SO OVER WHELMING, WHAT CAN I DO?

POVERTY IS SO OVER WHELMING, WHAT CAN I DO?

Daily you see and read about poverty in the world and often wonder how we can help? It all seems too much and think ‘I can’t make a difference’ and so tend to do nothing at all. Well here is an opportunity where YOU CAN REALLY MAKE A DIFFERENCE. Come along and here Wendy LeMarquand speak about the…

REMEMBRANCE DAY FOR HOMICIDE & TERRORISM VICTIMS

REMEMBRANCE DAY FOR HOMICIDE & TERRORISM VICTIMS

The 12th of October each year has been chosen as a day for Australians to remember the victims of violent crimes which have caused the death of a loved one. It will be 12 years since bombs shattered the lives of many victims, family members and Australians in a terrorist act in Bali. 88 Australians…

NO SHORTCUTS TO HAPPINESS

NO SHORTCUTS TO HAPPINESS

Over 25 years ago the rock group U2 sang “I still haven’t found what I am looking for”. It is a line that resonates in the souls of millions of people around the world. Now many people I’ve talked to struggle to even know what it is they are looking for. Every now and then…

THE TOP 5 REGRETS OF THE DYING

THE TOP 5 REGRETS OF THE DYING

“A palliative nurse recorded the most common regrets of the dying and put her findings into a book called ‘The Top Five Regrets of The Dying’. It’s not surprising to see what made the list as they are all things that touch each of our lives as we struggle to pay attention to and make…

Blessed to be a Blessing to Others

Lately I have been working my way through 2 Thessalonians and have noticed afresh the importance of the Christian community doing good deeds: Brothers, do not grow weary in doing good. (v13) The context suggests that some inside the church had fallen into a welfare dependency where they presumed upon the kindness of others. The…

ONE THING CRYSTALLISED AMIDST OUR GLOBAL CRISES

ONE THING CRYSTALLISED AMIDST OUR GLOBAL CRISES

Our Mission Link, Richard Chin writes, that through all his recent preaching …. one thing crystallised amidst our global crises in a broken and divided world: Our ultimate hope can only be set on the living God and the glorious gospel of his Son. Read more about Richard to find out about home life, the work…

Bulletin 14 September 2014

Bulletin 14 September 2014

Check out the Dapto Anglican Church Bulletin for Sunday 14 September, 2014 by following this link  2014 09 SEP 14

We don’t control the future

We don’t control the future

Can any one of you by worrying, add a single hour to your life?  (Matthew 6:27) Jesus posed this question in the context of his great sermon on the mount. Worry is different to fear. Worry is when we feel threatened by a sense of danger that we cannot see or be sure of. Unlike…

COURAGEOUS FATHERS

Being a dad is as popular as ever! The McCrindle Research Group reports: 1 in 5 Australians are dads. There are 4.6 million fathers in Australia! We Australian fathers are busier than ever! We are working longer hours AS WELL AS spending more time with our children AND doing more domestic work than ever (80…

A SPECIAL SENIORS EVENT

The Best Is Yet To Come seniors group are hosting a very special event with guest speaker: Chief Inspector Gary Raymond APM, OAM (retired). Set aside the date and details now: Seniors Luncheon Wednesday 12 noon 17th September Dapto Anglican Church, Main Hall Moombara Street, Dapto Tickets $13.00 per person available from the Church Office.…

THE SECRET OF CONTENTMENT

THE SECRET OF CONTENTMENT

Lord Byron wrote many years ago, ‘There comes forever something between us and what we deem our happiness.’  Most of us take a more optimistic approach. We believe happiness can be real in our life. A more usual understanding of happiness places it as a state of mind. We describe a happy person as someone…