Lectio Divina

This practice is all about soaking in a short passage of scripture, slowly reading it and re-reading it a few times, and inviting the Holy Spirit to speak. When we meditate upon God’s word in this practice, we don’t just “think” and only use our intellect or our mind. Rather, we bring our whole selves

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I’ve been noticing that our recent staff Bible readings provide many examples of Jesus demonstrating a range of emotions, e.g. frustration with disciples, anger with the pharisees and law ‘obsessors’, sadness and grief, amazement, joy, peace, anxiety, love, the whole range! Emotions are part of being human, we have been created with them. Rather than

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Ministry of Service

I recently reread ‘The Purpose Driven Life’ by Rick Warren and also read for the first time a book by Henri J.M. Nouwen entitled In The Name of Jesus: Reflections on Christian Leadership. Both books have led me pondering on ‘What on earth am I here for? Henri Nouwen says a number of things in his

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Leadership Development Program (LDP 9)

Teachers in Lutheran schools and early learning services who are interested in preparing to become a senior leader, or who need accreditation as a leader, please note that LDP 9 will be starting in the middle of next year. Applications will be open for LDP 9 at the end of August this year and we

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