Loving the word

Loving the word

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LogoCHURCH NEWS - January 2019

Loving the word

All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness. (2 Timothy 3:16)

The purpose of Bible study is to be challenged and encouraged by studying and applying God's Word to our everyday lives. Here's a practical approach to apply Scripture to life:

Verse: Write out the verse or passage

Truth: Use your own words to state the truth of the verse

Need: Honestly assess your own life in relation to the truth of Scripture. What area of need does God's Word expose in your life?  

Intent: State a specific change you want to implement in your area of need. Keep the action simple.

Checkup: State how you will accomplish the goal you have set. You may want to put a reminder on your calendar or share your application with a trusted friend who will hold you accountable.

Let God use this tool in your life; this is not a self effort project. Have confidence that God is conforming you to Christ's image and He will complete what He has started.

(Taken from Navigators Facebook article on Bible Study)

Grace and peace from Marcus 

Sunday 3 February - Vision Sunday

Sunday 3rd February will be our first Vision Sunday of the year. The first Vision Sunday of the year is always great as commission all our ministry areas for the year.

Sunday 3 February - Creating Safe Spaces Workshop

After Church on 3rd February we are  hosting a Creating Safe Spaces Workshop. If you would like more details please see Ben.

Sunday 10 February- Elders / Leaders Meeting

There will be a Leaders Meeting on Sunday 10 February ath the Reid's place from 7:30pm. This is for our Elders and Ministry Team Leaders. Please continue to pray for our Elders and Ministry Team Leaders.

Sunday 3 March - Clean Up Australia Day

This year, as a church family, we will be serving our community by participating in Clean Up Aytsralia Day. Stay tuned for more details.

Prayer Meeting 

Please join us before each Sunday morning service at 9:15 am near the kitchen to pray for our service and kid’s ministries, our home groups, Bridge Café, church growth and the Riverstone community.

Bible Study & Prayer Group

We welcome you to join us in a small group to build long-lasting friendships and to grow together in Christ. 

Meet a Ministry Partner - Open Doors

Each year Open Doors releases a list of the countries where persecution for Christians is the worst. They do this so we can be praying for our brothers and sisters in these countries. The top ten countries this year are with the source of perscution are:

  1. North Korea - Dictatorial Paranoia
  2. Afghanistan - Islamic Oppression
  3. Somalia - Islamic Oppression
  4. Libya - Islamic Oppression
  5. Pakistan - Islamic Oppression
  6. Sudan - Islamic Oppression
  7. Eritrea - Dictatorial Paranoia
  8. Yemen - Islamic Oppression
  9. Iran - Islamic Oppression
  10. India - Religious Nationalism

Regular Ministries of our Church

Bible Study and Prayer Groups - If you are looking to join a group please contact Marcus

Children's Ministries - Play Date, The Ark, WAVES, JAM Time

Stone Fish Youth - Years 6-12, Friday nights, 7-9pm at the church

Sermon Recordings - missed a service? download them for free from our website.

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