1. Golden Opportunity to have a chat with Rick Prosser
2. A Christian foundation of our culture is under attack
3. Regional Events
(Prayer Breakfast 27th: some seats still available, see below)
(Blue highlights are links)
1. Carolyn Meers, pastor of Central Church Pork Kembla writes:
Rick Prosser (click on his name for details) and Carolyn have been working together on building the ‘Pioneer Network of Churches’ in Australia.
As part of that network building, Rick is coming down here to Wollongong to stay with Luke and Carolyn and spend some time with their church leaders and preach on Sunday.
Rick will be down on Thursday May 26th and stay until Sunday…he will also come along to the Wollongong Prayer Breakfast. When Carolyn and Rick were over in the UK with the Pioneer Network leaders, Rick spent some time up in Manchester with some leaders up there. Just a few weeks ago, Rick had Roger Sutton and David King out from the UK. They travelled extensively together, joined by Ian Shelton from Toowoomba.
Following the note from Carolyn above, we are invited to
meet with Rick at 10am Sat May 28th at The Foundry Cafe (Salvation Army) Wentworth St Port Kembla.
In the business world every good manager knows what best practice looks like.
As wise church leaders use also should have our ears to the ground, looking for opportunities to learn from others.
Come along and chat with Rick as he shares his learnings from his recent travels.
It may be a busy weekend for some, especially with the Wollongong Prayer Breakfast on Friday. We all however have responsible leaders in our churches who would be honoured to explore with Rick some of what’s happening in the world out there. A great example of this is CityServe at Shellharbour where Rick originally shared what was happening amongst the churches in his home town of Newcastle (NSW)
(Relevant items from from previous editions of KCI eLink)
Wonderful things happening all over the UK as churches come together, in all sorts of ways, for Prayer and Mission under the name of Gather. See 2 minute Youtube. This is truly inspiring for those who have a heart for their suburb, region, city or even our country!
Illawarra Prayer Centre: A prayer centre that is not a prayer centre.
See the following links:
1. Jason Hubbard Testimony- Waves of Glory
A way forward would be for local fraternals to take the concept on as a key project.
2. A Christian foundation of our culture is under attack:
Bill Shorten makes it plain where he stands on homosexual marriage.
“If you’re unhappy with a company that’s involved with the [pro gay marriage] campaign, you won’t be able to bank and you won’t be able to fly anywhere.” Alan Joyce, Qantas CEO. (Alan Joyce is a very public homosexual who is drawing the business world into this campaign)
Excellent Catholic Publication “Don’t Mess With Marriage”
We can’t just ignore the current sexual revolution, it knows no boundaries.
3. Other Regional Events
Shellharbour City Serve May 14. Early reports were terrific, more later.
Miracle Healing Crusade with Bishop Zachary Kakobe Sat May 21st.
11am to 5pm with 2 hour break. 93-109 Princess Hwy Dapto.
This event is sponsored by the local ‘Living Word Pentecostal Church’ pastored by Jean Marie Bigirindavyi. See Link for details.
Wollongong Prayer Breakfast 7am Fri May 27th. Early bird bookings are being taken. The speaker this year is His Excellency General The Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Ret’d), the 38th Governor of NSW.
The Watchman School of Intercession Fri May 27 7-9.30pm and Sat 28 9am-4pm Gerringong Uniting Church
Brian Pickering, the National Coordinator of the Australian Prayer Network will be speaking. So far 4000 people throughout Australia have attended this seminar. It is a strategic event which seeks to train and equip people to pray for our churches, our nation and the world. To register call 0405 149 602
Gong Men’s Day Saturday June 18th (date corrected)
“Nailing the Old Testament!”
Speaker: Dan Wu (Lecturer, Moore College)
Dapto Anglican Church (Moombara St Dapto) 8.30am to 2pm Repeated 5pm to 9.30pm
$35 $25 (concession)
Follow link to register. Closing date is Friday 10th June
Every Friday Morning Prayer Breakfasts 7.00am (now earlier). For prayer, fellowship and great start to the day. Meets at the offices of Warwick Marsh, Dads4Kids, behind Central Rd shops, through KFC car park Unanderra.
“I don’t believe in miracles”
“I have no say in if and when miracles happen”
“I’m not good enough for a miracle”
“I don’t have faith for a miracle”
“I believe in miracles”
A common thread in the above comments is that no-one is disappointed.
Pray with, and for, other Christian leaders in your area.
How is your fraternal going?
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