Is there anything honourable about your re-gifted Christmas present? The brute fact is that you spent hardly any effort matching those special qualities or considering the needs and wants of your supposed ‘friend’ or ‘dear relative’. You also expended no time in locating the gift or travelling to obtain it. Put simply, you didn’t find […]
Our church family are at our annual weekend away this Sunday and so there are We’ll be doing church away! We’ll be back next week with our normal range of services – something to suit everyone! You can also contact us if you need to let us know something or want to speak to someone.
“I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made.” (Psalm 139:14) I’ve actually seen someone walk into a fence to get away from me. It’s because I was born with a broken face. Despite some clever doctors doing their best to fix me, a facial disfigurement means my face looks quite different to most […]
Jesus said: “whoever drinks of the water that I will give him will never be thirsty again. The water that I will give him will become in him a spring of water welling up to eternal life.” (John 4:14) ‘Give me a drink!’ It was the middle of the day in the Samaritan town of […]
Once again St Augustine’s will be hosting a polling booth, this time for the North Sydney Council elections. We’ll be offering, a coffee cart FREE (yes, we said FREE) food all day a chance to contribute to the work of Anglicare If you’re in the Cremorne Ward of North Sydney (PDF map here, wards by street […]
Falling into Sydney Harbour and almost drowning isn’t the normal path to glory for an Olympic swimmer. But for one Australian champion, that fateful day when he was four years old shaped his entire life. After being rescued from the water by his older brother, he decided to overcome his fear by learning to swim […]
‘More than the Birds & the Bees’ is a seminar for parents, run by Sydney University lecturer and sexologist Patricia Weerakoons. Patricia will go beyond the basics and challenge parents to fully engage in their role of shaping & influencing your children to manage their bodies confront secular influences and conduct their sexulity & relationships, […]
The newspapers described how a boy on his birthday was taken by his friends to a remote bush site, tormented and finally killed with an axe. No real motive could explain the killing. One of the boys recorded the grisly act on his phone. Afterwards, when it was played back in court, the parents of […]