News Update 8th January 2014

Celebrate Our Christian Heritage – Sunday 2 February 2014   As we stand at the threshold of another new year we look forward to all that God will do in 2014.  As we do, we also believe it is important to celebrate the great things that God has done in the past. And so it is…

Nelson Mandela Quote

Greetings As the world mourns the passing of a global citizen like Nelson Mandela, this Newsletter seeks to add to the tributes and memories he has left. The Bank of I.D.E.A.S had the privilege of contributing to one of his earliest initiatives as head of a new South African Government from 1994, namely the formulation…

A Grim Outlook for Christianity

A grim outlook for Christianity – Editorial in THE AUSTRALIAN, December 26, 2013 RESEARCH showing Christianity is now the most widely persecuted religious group in the world should be an urgent wake-up call to all who value the principles of religious freedom and tolerance enshrined in the UN’s Universal Declaration of Human Rights, adopted 65 years…

Why Are Men Leaving the Church

 Why Are Men Leaving the Church       Are you being discipled at your church, or simply going through the motions? I am often asked, “Why are the men leaving the church today?” Sometimes it comes out as, “What can we do to keep the men of this church?” or “How can our church reach…