Join hosts Daron and Andrew as they discuss Andrew Tate, schools struggling with the influence of social media and how parents can speak into their child’s life in the current world. Resources:https://disciple.org.au/resources/childrens-ministries-resources/ https://www.collectiveshout.org
God is love is the foundational concept of Seventh-Day Adventist theological understandings. If this holds true the way we approach the current world should change.
2020 has been a year like no other, humanity has undergone some of the most rapid shifts since the beginning of the Anthropocene. The Church has shifted along with this and since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic we have seen the need for a new way of doing church evidenced by the realisation thatContinue reading “The 2020 Detour!”
Growing up I remember often hearing sermons about ‘plastic Christians’ or Christians that were not the real deal and wouldn’t stand up to the tests before us. Within my faith tradition, this often came in the theme of last day events which left me with a feeling of eschatological anxiety (or fear of the end.)Continue reading “Values and the New Life”
Covid-19… The catastrophic pandemic of 2020 has changed the face of our relationships, workplaces, economies and churches. Along with this many people now have face masks adorning their face. The wearing of face masks has almost immediately become a victim of the politicisation of everything we do. Conspiracists have also taken this much needed publicContinue reading “The Case for Face Masks”
This morning I preached a sermon on the being the best neighbours. I wrote this sermon a couple of weeks ago, long before George Floyd died at the hands of a police officer, someone who is meant to serve and protect the community. I have ruminated for the last couple of days over what IContinue reading “Go and Do Likewise!”
How can we find answers to our biggest questions as the Adventist Church in the midst of the Coronavirus Pandemic?
Over the past few months, I have noticed something interesting. It appears that there are a few times in life where people want to know every little detail of your life. These moments are when one gets engaged, when planning for a wedding and when one is pregnant. Apparently, these are moments that everyone hasContinue reading “Do You Have to Know EVERYTHING?”
On July 20 this year I did a thing! Not just any ordinary thing but one of those life changing, future altering things. I proposed to my girlfriend Michaela!
The social climate at the moment is suffering dramatic changes that are in many ways more dramatic the physical climate is experiencing through global warming. Donald Trump is president, xenophobic groups that supported him are feeling empowered, people that are usually peaceful are becoming aggressive and much more. It is extremely easy to get suckedContinue reading “Staying You In A Changing World”
Being a ‘Christian in the age of ‘self importance’ The word Christian has many different meanings to many different people. The word itself has a rough history that is chequered, bloody and at the same time rich. It is a word that has caused great pain to many and great joy to many others. TheContinue reading “The Self Important Christian”
We live in a society where Australians have been told that more is better. We live in a society where the mantra that most Australians live by is “Time equals money and money equals happiness.”
I have decided to make a claim. This year is my year, I have taken to doing things for myself. This includes making youtube videos with the one goal, to improve my self confidence. if you want to support me check out my tumblr and my youtube channel. http://andrew-w-j-pratt.tumblr.com/post/144577866868/this-is-my-year Andrew Pratt 2016 ©
Sometimes I ask myself how can I become better? How can a be a better more confident me? Recently this is something that I asked myself and I decided to do something about it, asides from my devoti0nal life, my everyday walk with God and getting more sleep than I do what else can IContinue reading “The New and Improved?”
LIVING ON THE EDGE The children of today are living on the edge in a society that is moving at warp speed. Our society and culture is constantly evolving and transforming and reinventing itself and in this Global village we now find ourselves in, we; the young of today children are constantly bombarded by aContinue reading “Living on the Edge”