Author Archives: Andrew

Ledge Point Spring Camp

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When – Friday September 15-Sunday September 17 Location – Ledge Point Holiday Park – about an hour north of Quinns and an easy drive on a Friday afternoon. Phone no is 96552870 The Plan – For those who haven’t been on our camps before they are very laid back with no set program, but more an opportunity to get away […]

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The Book of Romans – Kicking off June 25th

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We are about to finish our series looking at the subject of belonging and connecting and from June 25th onwards we will begin to open up the book of Romans, generally considered to be Paul’s greatest work. This is one of the richest and weightiest theological books in the scriptures, so it can be a little […]

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Speaking of Conversion…

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Last Sunday I was discussing this idea as it is the ‘pointy end’ of mission and we need to have a handle on what we mean by this. I’d written some stuff on my personal blog so I’ve copied it here for those who would like a summary of what we discussed on Sunday. The […]

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Aussie Legend – Steve Grace @ QBC

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Coming up on Sunday October 30th we will have Aussie music icon, Steve Grace telling stories and performing his music for us at our Sunday morning gathering. Twenty-nine years ago Steve was driving trucks and singing in bars. Today, he is an international award winning Country Gospel artist with sixteen albums and a million miles of […]

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Dwellingup Camp – Oct 7-9

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Well – we are long overdue for a church camping trip! The date for the upcoming adventure is October 7-9 2016 and we’d love to have you there. The place is Dwellingup Chalets and Caravan Park about 1 1/2 hrs from Perth (south) They have a great mix of chalets, cabins, tent and caravan sites. Dwellingup is a […]

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Blast off … in July school holidays

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  For all wannabe astronauts in years 2-6 over the July school holidays, we’re excited to offer a mission into space. Apply to be an astronaut in training and begin the countdown towards an adventure fuelled by loads of fun as we search for new life and God’s treasures amongst the stars. Rocket spaces limited.

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Newbies Gathering

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If you’re new to QBC then we’d love to invite you to a gathering specifically for new folks on Sunday May 29th after the morning service. Weather permitting we will head up to Yanchep National Park for a BYO BBQ/picnic and a chance for you to connect with others around QBC. Our overseas students will […]

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Philoxenoi in a Xenophobic World

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‘If there is any concept worth restoring to its original depth and evocative potential, it is the concept of hospitality.’ Henri Nouwen So today we looked at the subject of hospitality during our teaching time at QBC and the key element in all of what we discussed was that true biblical hospitality speaks to us […]

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The Power of Vulnerability

And here’s the Ted talk I mentioned on Sunday that ought to inspire even the most insular and private of us to open our lives to someone else. Vulnerability is a key to authenticity and genuine relationships. This woman is gold  

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Stuff to Do

On Sunday we discussed the kind of community we want to be at QBC. Part of that involved being people who see one another and who live in such a way towards one another that we help one another become mature in Christ (See Eph 4:13) So here’s that list of 59 ‘One anothers’ I […]

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Missional Means?

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          This week in our Sunday gathering we will be looking at this thing we call ‘mission’, a word that has so much more baggage it is almost rendered unusable at times. When you think ‘mission’ you may envisage people in far away countries, confrontational evangelism, some form of service work or […]

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Normal Service Resumes Shortly

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  At QBC we have been in ‘summer mode’ for all of January, meeting in homes and parks and in various ways. Ironically its probably been more like ‘church’ than church sometimes is as we have shared meals, discussed our faith, prayed together and taken longer to just enjoy being together. But there’s a place for […]

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Christmas Eve@QBC

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At QBC we meet on Christmas Eve from 7-8 for a celebration remembrance of the Christmas season. We’d love to have you with us meeting in the Primary School auditorium of Quinns Baptist College

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What is Discipleship Like?…

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Ok so discipleship and Ikea are two juxtaposed ideas… But… if you have ever been to Ikea then you know that the people traffic is set up to go in one direction only, to guide you thru the tempting array of sterile and banal euro-furniture that is currently trendy. All’s good so long as you […]

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Farewell Sunday

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This Sunday November 15, we say farewell to some QBC legends, 3 people who have been at the church since it got going 20 years ago. Peter & Jean McSkimming are moving back to a church closer to home, while Mary Taylor is off to her new home in Bridgetown. All of these folks have […]

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Where I Try to Convince You to Be a Nudist…

I was chatting with a friend who told me he heard this talk of mine on Sonshine FM recently and I thought I’d share it with you. You can read it below or listen to the MP3 here So, how many of you this week have considered going to a nudist colony? I know that […]

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What if?…

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What if 2016 was our best year yet at QBC?… What would that look like? And what would it mean for your own personal involvement in QBC? We want to take some time over the rest of 2015 to pray and listen to God for what he may want to call us to in the new […]

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‘Blue Sky Red Dirt’ This Sunday@ QBC

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As a church we support John & Angie Wilmot as the serve in the Newman area of WA working among the Martu people under the banner of ‘Blue Sky Red Dirt’. This Sunday – Oct 11 – John will be in Perth and will be joining us at QBC to share some of what they […]

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The Messy Church – 1 Corinthians

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  If you’ve been around church for any length of time then you’d know that most of what we communicate about church is how awesome it can be – how great it is – and what God’s vision is for his church. And that’s good… and true and important… The church is the visible expression of […]

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QBC Camp in Dwellingup

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  A couple of years back we had a fantastic weekend in Dwellingup as a church community and its planned to happen again this year on the weekend October 23-25. Our camps are simply opportunities for connection and a way of helping a diverse community come together for longer than an hour on the weekend. The […]

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