Category Archives: around the place

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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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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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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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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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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Making Decisions as a Family

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Today we discussed how families make decisions – very different to how corporations do. And we looked at 6 or 7 decisions made in the book of Acts as the church grew and developed. Some were made by the apostles, some the aspostles asked the church to make, some were made collaboratively and in Acts […]

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Learning Discerning…

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  Last year we spent a few weeks teaching on the process of discerning God’s voice and understanding how God speaks to us. It had a largely individual focus, but this time around we want to explore the same subject but as a community. We will be looking at how we make decisions communally, how […]

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Family movies for children in Bali

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Summer movies at Quinns Baptist Church will help raise money for Bali orphanages. Quinns Baptist Church have joined forces with Quinns Baptist College to run free family movies over summer to raise funds for disadvantaged children through the Widhya Asih Foundation. Gold coin donations are invited on the night and all proceeds from a sausage sizzle, […]

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Coming Up on Sundays

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          This Sunday we have singer songwriter Andre de Villiers joining us for the Sunday AM gathering. Andre will take the whole morning, we will share some morning tea and we will also pass the hat around and collect some donations towards his expenses.               […]

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QBC College Open Day

The annual college Open Day will be on Saturday Aug 23rd from 10-2 down at the school-grounds. This is always a huge day of fun, food and connecting with people. As a church we are again hosting a cupcake stall and a secondhand goods stall. If you can contribute to either of these then please […]

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Fireside Church

Once a month at QBC we give our musos a break and meet together around food and communion. Here’s some pics from last week when we had a couple of fires and a great feed

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I’m signed up for camp. Y4-7, do you want to come too?

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  I’m heading down to Serpentine Camping Centre during the school holidays to help out at the juniors’ camp. These camps are loads of fun, where kids will have a blast, meet new friends and make memories for life. It would be amazing if some kids from around our community signed up too. I’d love […]

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Christmas at QBC

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                At QBC our tradition is to have a Christmas Eve service at 7pm and no service on Christmas Day so we’d invite you to join us at 7pm on the 24th December for our regular Christmas eve service. We will be meeting as normal each week up […]

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Back to the Heart of it All

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Lately on Sunday mornings at QBC those of us who preach have been in ‘free kick’ mode, talking about whatever takes our fancy, which is nice for a while, but we’re feeling its time to move back to a little more of a focused approach to teaching. So – staring this Sunday we are going […]

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“This is QBC”

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Starting next week on Monday August 12th, Andrew and Danelle will be running a small group for 6-7 weeks looking simply at what it means to be a part of this church at QBC. We will take some time to look at our history, our unique DNA, our beliefs and distinctives and a bunch of […]

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‘Move’

This week I’ve been reading ‘Move’, a book that was written as a summary of research done into how spiritual growth occurs in churches. It was initiated by the Willow Creek Church in the US who wanted to assess if they were really making disciples like they thought they were. It turns out some of […]

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