Category Archives: general interest

The Narrow Road in The Sermon on the Mount

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We’re almost at the end of our time in this brilliant section of the Bible, so here’s a bit of a summary of what we have been saying. Last week we looked at Jesus’ words calling us to enter through the ‘narrow gate’ (him) and to walk on the narrow road… What does that road […]

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This is QBC

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From time to time Danelle and I will be run a small group over a period of 6 weeks that focuses on ‘who we are’ as QBC. It isn’t just for newcomers, but for anyone who would like to spend some time talking about who we are and what we consider important as a church. So […]

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Serpentine Camp & College Sunday

This week we are running our first QBC camp for 2015 out at Serpentine (March 13-15). There may still be some places available if you are thinking of being a last minute starter. Meanwhile back at QBC on Sunday AM Ed Devine will be speaking to the crew who are still at home continuing with […]

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Newbies BBQ This Sunday

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Following the regular gathering this Sunday AM we will be heading up to Yanchep National Park for a BBQ. If you’re new around the place then this is a great space to connect with others in the same boat. Its BYO everything, and simply come and leave as you please.

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Another 5

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              Andrew & Danelle have been leading QBC for 5 years now, and on Sunday just gone it was agreed that they will continue for at least another 5. They feel strongly that this is where God wants them and the feeling of the church meeting was the same. So […]

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Random News@QBC

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Here is some random info about life@QBC that does’t fit neatly into any one category so read on… Backyard Blitz – we are getting together to help J finish her backyard on Saturday June 7th from 9.00am onwards. Please let me know if you are willing to be involved in this. We just need man/womanpower […]

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Camp Coming Up – No Church on Sunday Oct 25-27

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          It sounds like we have a heap of people heading down to Dwellingup for the QBC Spring camp on the weekend of October 25-27 so for that Sunday we will not be meeting as usual. If you aren’t on camp and you’d like to catch up with some of the […]

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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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Church Meeting on Sunday

We don’t do these often, but sometimes its good to get together, check in on family life, let you know what’s happening that you may not be aware of and to share some ideas for where we may be headed in the future. This Sunday after our morning gathering we will taking no more than […]

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The Wizard

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              The college are putting on a major production shortly of the Wizard of Oz. This should be a fantastic event and if you would like to book tickets you can click here. The Wizard of Oz Join Dorothy, the Scarecrow, the Tin Man and the Cowardly Lion on […]

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QBC Sermons Online

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            If you missed a Sunday message and you’d like to catch up, then just email Andrew and he will send you a link to our online ‘Dropbox’ collection and you will be able to find them all there.

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Beoming Like Christ

In our Sunday gatherings we continue to focus in on the question of how we are being transformed to be more like Christ. We began the year thinking we’d take a few weeks to ‘really hit this hard’, but we have realised that we need to keep going with this focus for a bit longer […]

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The Bali Crew

In just over a week we will be sending a team of people up to Bali to go and do some work among the orphanges. The team will be taking a truckload of clothing and school supplies as well as a lot of $$ to give to the Balinese crew.  The Widya Ashi orphanages have […]

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Bali Mission Trip

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In March of next year Danelle will be taking a team to Bali to go and visit the orphanages we support as part of our mission projects. If you’d like to join that team then get in touch with Danelle and find out what’s involved. Basically you need to set aside 7 days from March […]

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QBC Prayer and Planning Day

Each year we like to take some time as a church community to reflect on the year that’s been and prayerfully look forward to what’s ahead. We will be taking time to discern what our priorities for 2013 need to be and if you consider QBC to be your church community then we’d invite you […]

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Successful Fete Day

It was another great day down at the QBC open day / fete on Saturday. Between the various stalls we had set up (cup-cakes, new clothes, kids stuff and second hand) we managed to raise $3500.00 to help the Bali orphanage projects. In Oz $3500 will pay a month’s bills but in Bali that same […]

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NCLS Results for Quinns Baptist

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Back in November last year we completed the National Church Life Survey, kinda like the ‘census’ for churches, but also a tool for giving insight into where churches are doing well and where they are struggling. It provides data to the local church, but also gives broad perspectives on the state of faith across the country. We […]

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The $$

In case you weren’t there on Sunday you would have missed me sharing the latest on our financial situation at QBC. The essence of it is that prior to is discussing the appointment of a children’s worker we were averaging around $5000/mth in offerings, but the last three months have seen us average around $9000.00/mth […]

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QBC as a Wordle…

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‘Wordles’ are a way of capturing strength of feeling or ideas in an image. Yesterday during our gathering we asked everyone to write 3 words that they would immediately associate with QBC and one word they would hope to associate with QBC. To create a ‘wordle’ you then enter all of the responses into the program at […]

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