Monthly Archives: March 2010

Welcome to Hell

Hugh Mackay is a well known Australian social researcher and has produced a number of non-fiction works that insightfully analyse social trends in our culture. More recently he has started writing novels and one of my favourites is ‘Winter Close’, the story of the community and relationships in one Sydney street. A section from the […]

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Easter at Quinns Baptist

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This Easter we will be having a Good Friday service and an Easter Sunday service and both will commence at 9.30 in the primary school auditorium. We’d love to have you there to celebrate this most significant occasion in the Christian calendar.

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Girls go off to Bali!

Danelle is currently planning a trip to Bali to visit the ‘widows and orphans’ projects going on over there. It looks like being a trip for the women, while the blokes stay home! So far there are 5 or 6 mums and daughters signed up to go so if you’re keen to be part of […]

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College Sunday This Week

This Sunday is ‘College Sunday’ at QCBC where the church joins with the school to mark the start of the year and to pray for the staff. It will be at 9.30am in the main auditorium and there will be no regular service this week as a result.

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Grasp The NETTEL

Recently sociologists identified a new and growing social group called the NETTELS, which is an acronym for “not enough time to enjoy life”. It seems that lately it has become fashionable to take the largest mortgage you can afford, buy the grandest home possible and then furnish it with the most lavish furniture you can […]

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The Missio Dei

God does a pretty decent job of mission. And we are there to help him, rather than try and enlist his help in our projects.  Here’s how one author has put it: “Mission has been regarded as an essentially human activity, for which we need to enlist divine help through intense prayer, whereas a more […]

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Chocolate at Easter?…

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Cate sent this thru today. For those who are sick of spending money on easter egss and chocolate, here’s something useful you can do. Via TEAR Chocolate bunnies have nothing on real, live chickens as an Easter gift. For only $5, a pair of chickens can provide a family from a poor community in Burma, […]

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