A Mother's Heart
A Mother's Heart (Author: )
Newday Pacific Rim 2013
Once again, from the 18th to the 23rd of January, young people from Newfrontiers churches around the Pacific Rim gathered at Forest Lakes, Wellington NZ for Newday 2013. (Author: Tom Dart)
Prayer and Fasting
Prayer and Fasting (Author: )
Lesley Ryburn Christmas Blog
My favorite ever Christmas was in Canada when I was in my 20s. We had a traditional white Christmas and it was freezing cold. The snow was over 6 foot deep and I have never seen snow like that before (Author: Lesley Ryburn)
Church Salsa Night Update
On the 30th of November Grace City Church held a church Salsa night to raise money for the North Narrabeen Surf Life Saving Club (Author: )
Cilla Davies Christmas Blog
When I was a child, my mother would prepare lots of food for Christmas. Once I smelled the chutneys and cakes cooking, I knew Christmas was not far away (Author: Cilla Davies)
Carol Service 2012
The Grace City Church Carol service is always a spectacular event open to all ages. The atmosphere is friendly and inviting and guests will feel comfortable from the start. (Author: )
David Fox Christmas Blog
My Aussie Christmas normally starts with a swim in the morning and a BBQ lunch in the hot Aussie sun. But in 2009 (Author: Dave Fox)
It’s good to be back from sabbatical. I have been back for a few months now but it has been so wonderful to see so many contributing to the Blog. (Author: Peter Brooks)
Week 6 Ephesians Blog
No matter what your situation and time of life, you are (Author: Sharon Stoddart)
Week 5 Ephesians Blog
It’s hard to read past the first paragraph of Eph 5. It is a calling, an exhortation to love. Love, love and love... (Author: Sharon Stoddart)
Week 4 Ephesians Blog
I remember Michael Clarke scoring 329 runs against India last summer. He was only 5 runs short of the highest score by any Australian Captain (Author: James Ryburn)
The kingdom of God
Grace City Church is about to start a new teaching series titled 'The Kingdom of God.' Click here to read more... (Author: )
Week 3 Ephesians Blog
I was 17 and School Captain and I don’t think I have ever been so cut to the core. (Author: James Ryburn)
Week 2 Ephesians Blog
Ephesians chapter 1 ends with a description of the ultimate unquestionable authority of Christ stating that God has placed all things under his feet and appointed him head over EVERYTHING (Author: Hew Nunn)
Week 1 Ephesians Blog
This week’s passages are ones that God has spoken to me about many times before and he has again this week. Verses 3-14 (Author: Hew Nunn)
Philippines Flood Relief - How the money is being used
Below is an email from Eden In Manila letting us know how the money we and other churches have donated is being used (Author: )
Hi my name is Carey and I have been working as a builder since I left school 27 years ago. (Author: Carey Dart)
CAP Training Update
Geoff Broadbent and Grant Williams recently attended a week long training program in CAP's offices in Newcastle and the debt centre will open on 1 October. (Author: )
Philippines Flood Relief Update
On the 19th of August we took up an offering across both the morning and evening meetings for our church in the Philippines. (Author: )
Jono Pugh BLog
I'm a teacher a facilitator of learning specialising in senior Biology and Environmental Science. My journey to becoming a teacher was not straight forward (Author: Jono Pugh)
Jess Wilson on The Student Life
I’m currently a student in third year Psychology at Sydney University. I chose psychology originally to go into the business side of it (Author: Jess Wilson)
Being a Nurse
Life as a nurse (Author: Mel King)
The Church At Work
Our latest Blog series written by members of Grace City Church. (Author: )
Glen Mace Blog
I am a Civil Engineer, working full time for Leighton Contractors. My role is that of General Manager, Infrastructure, NSW, ACT and New Zealand. (Author: )
Stuntman makes aviation history
Gary Connery, 42, from Oxfordshire, leapt from a helicopter 1.5km above Henley-on-Thames in southern England, then glided down using a specially adapted wing suit before landing on a "runway" of 18,000 cardboard boxes. (Author: Peter Brooks)
The news story I arrived to soon after getting to Cambodia
Fatal stabbing in Brookvale, Sydney Updated: 09:30, Thursday May 3, 2012. When I read a story like this it makes my heart sick. (Author: Peter Brooks)
Where are you placing your Trust?
I have noticed around the world at present an increasing focus on the theme of deception in Government. Increasingly governments are plagued by enquiry after enquiry concerning backhanders, mismanagement ,financial irregularities (Author: Peter Brooks)
a real tragedy
Recently I have been moved to tears as I have heard of young people who have died in various sporting activities . [like Matthew Barclay in the surf recently] (Author: Peter Brooks)
Over Easter I often heard the phrase “Happy Easter” It was usually uttered by well meaning friends and family who wanted to wish others well. To be honest it started to annoy me a little because (Author: Peter Brooks)
The bigger picture
If you live in Australia I imagine like me you're sick of the endless speculation about who will or won’t lead the labour party into the next elections... (Author: Peter Brooks)
Australian BMX champ dies in celebration accident
Dane Searls, 23, had been fighting for his life since he fell from a first-floor balcony at a nightclub in Surfers Paradise on the Gold Coast on Sunday night... (Author: Peter Brooks)
A Changed Man
This weekend grand final fever will hit Sydney and the Northern Beaches where our local team Manly will play. One of the unsung stars of the Manly team is a guy called Brent Kite.. (Author: Peter Brooks)
Stosur wins US Open
The following article appeared in the Australian by Will Swanton and as a proud Aussie I so enjoyed reading it. Samantha Stosur is a real battler... (Author: Peter Brooks)
Reporting the News?
Recently in Australia there was a controversy surrounding the incorrect reporting of where a reporter actually was. Instead of being on sight at the location the reporter was... (Author: Peter Brooks)
Police try to defuse bomb 'strapped to teenage girl' in Sydney
A teenage girl is at the centre of an unfolding drama in one of Sydney’s wealthiest suburbs after she was found by police in her home with a bomb strapped around her neck... (Author: Peter Brooks)
the need for good news
You may have seen headlines this week of 2 violent incidents taking place in Sydney’s train stations. (Author: Peter Brooks)
Watching the disaster unfold
Who will ever forget the scenes of utter destruction and force of the Japanese earthquake and tsunami. I sat spell bound watching the disaster unfold. (Author: Peter Brooks)
An Earthquake Destroys a City but Makes a Man!
Over recent months in Christchurch the City has been hit by 2 devastating earthquakes. Almost every day over this time frame aftershocks have been felt . (Author: Peter Brooks)
I found myself recently contemplating the amazing power of people to influence and change the world. Corporately it seems like the masses in Egypt have said “enough is enough”... (Author: Peter Brooks)
I’m sure, like me, you’ve been incredibly moved by the horrendous floods that have devastated huge parts of the nation. The graphic pictures of the tragedy, in Queensland particularly, have shocked us... (Author: Peter Brooks)
Having Friends around the world is a Joy and a Heartache!!!
Cambodian stampede (Author: Peter Brooks)
The World is Getting Smaller
or me however it's all about people!!! In my opinion God made people beautiful.I suppose they are made in his image so it makes sense that they are all pretty special. (Author: Peter Brooks)
Julia Gillard’s passion alongside the Independents [who effectively decided the election] is for stable Government. Whilst I praise God that we do not live in a volatile nation where coups are regular occurrences the stability of Government often rests o (Author: Peter Brooks)
Election on the Line!
We are lead to believe that on Saturday the election is on the line and every vote will count. I wonder what you have made of the election campaigns? Are you bored silly, frustrated or intrigued.... (Author: Peter Brooks)
A Week is a Long Time in Politics
They say a week is a long time in politics but in Australia, 3 hours is all it takes. Last week in Australia saw Kevin Rudd replaced by Julia Gillard in a morning. It was not pretty and extremely ruthless... (Author: Peter Brooks)
One Minute Sermon
Enjoy this one minute rap! (Author: Peter Brooks)
Hard to Understand!!!!
LESS than a fortnight ago, Derrick Bird was celebrating becoming a grandfather for the first time at 52. By last night the self-employed taxi driver had joined Michael Ryan and Thomas Hamilton in the ranks of Britain's most notorious mass murderers... (Author: Peter Brooks)
Superstitions Govern Behaviour!
I wonder whether you believe in superstitions? JOHN TERRY the English footballer reckons he has had about 50... (Author: Peter Brooks)
Easter in Australia
Like many nations, Australia is considered to be a Christian nation where Christian values are upheld. For many Christian values have little to do with Christ however... (Author: Peter Brooks)
What a Tragedy!
Recently in Brisbane Australia a 12 year old boy was knifed and murdered by a 13 yr old boy at their school. Allegedly the accused was the victim of bullying... (Author: Peter Brooks)
Storms are part of Life!
I thought I would in part return to a story I mentioned some months ago. A gutsy girl called Jessica Watson whose ambition at 16 is to be the youngest person to sail solo around the world... (Author: Peter Brooks)
Carols by Candlelight Aussie Style!!!!
I was embarrassed to read the following report of a recent Carol service in Sydney - Man tasered at Carols by Candlelight. 'Police say they were forced to use a Taser on an 18-year-old man... (Author: Peter Brooks)
Amazing Sacrifice and Amazing Courage!
The fire fighting season in Australia is again upon us and as it begins I thought it appropriate to give thought to those brave men and women who during this holiday season will be at the forefront of protecting lives, homes and the natural bush... (Author: Peter Brooks)
Love until it Hurts
Conjoined twins Krishna and Trishna are out of surgery following their successful separation. Surgeons at Melbourne’s Royal Children’s Hospital spent more than 27 hours separating the Bangladeshi girls, aged two years and 11 months who were joined at... (Author: Peter Brooks)
Everybody is relating, but not to those in their face!
I am currently waiting to board yet another plane. I am now demonstrating what is in evidence all around me - Everybody is captivated by screens and no one has time to talk... (Author: Peter Brooks)
I note with interest that today marks the beginning of The World Series. Being a lover of sport I wonder how many countries have entered teams in The World Series... (Author: Peter Brooks)
Foolhardy or Fantastic?
Jessica Watson is 16 years old and begun a solo around the World yachting adventure just a few days ago. She is an Aussie with obvious guts and courage who has a dream... (Author: Peter Brooks)
Provocative Last Words!
Lance Corporal Mason Edwards penned a final note during a tour to Afghanistan in case he died in the course of his duty. The 30-year-old soldier was killed on Tuesday night when he was shot in the head... (Author: Peter Brooks)
On Sunday night I had the the pleasure of hearing Dr John Hartnett from creation ministries speak on creation and Gods amazing world. I suppose above anything I was impressed by 2 things... (Author: Peter Brooks)
Every Dust Cloud Has A Silver Lining!
A few weeks ago in Sydney it was all doom and gloom as a massive dust storm descended. Well it now appears not all is gloom and doom... (Author: Peter Brooks)
This was the headline that greeted Sydneysiders a couple of weeks ago as a massive dust storm settled over New South Wales and Sydney itself. Although it was a little eerie ... (Author: Peter Brooks)
Last weekend I was in the Philippines where I had the joy of serving our churches there alongside Miles and Kate Simmonds and Matthew. It was a truly fantastic trip in so many respects and a complete joy other than one feature - the trip home! (Author: Peter Brooks)
One of my favourite books by John Ortberg is entitled "Everybody's Normal Till You Get To Know Them". In it he highlights the absurdity that there is such a thing as a normal human being on the planet... (Author: Peter Brooks)
Jesus lived Happy!
It really has been a strange week for me in many ways. On Monday I was in Epping (Sydney) with my Dad who had just had eye surgery. At one point (when my Dad was in the midst of his operation) I ended up outside the home where a young family of five... (Author: Peter Brooks)
International Leadership Conference
I have been in Brighton, England with about 4000 leaders whose purpose is to make Christ famous across the Earth... (Author: Peter Brooks)
What an Amazing Night!
I am personally not a big fan of trivia nights as it always seems that the wrong questions are asked - they tend to be questions that I don't know the answers to whilst everybody else ... (Author: Peter Brooks)
Death comes to us all but life is available anytime!
It is difficult not to feel extremely saddened by the deaths of Michael Jackson and Farrah Fawcett ... (Author: Peter Brooks)
Utegate (Only in Australia)
I made the mistake of tuning my radio into Parliament on Monday 22nd June. What I heard was not only incredibly embarrassing for any Australian... (Author: Peter Brooks)
Neil Armstrong had a Secret
When Apollo Mission Astronaut Neil Armstrong first walked on the moon, he not only gave his famous "one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind" statement, but followed it by several remarks... (Author: Peter Brooks)
God Invented Sex and Christianity Embraces it Wholeheartedly!
A British train station is trying to take the romance out of the morning commute by erecting a no-kissing sign ... (Author: Peter Brooks)
Diversity leaves you feeling good!!!
Having followed the path of Susan Boyle I was a little disappointed that she had not won Britain’s got talent until I saw the guys who had actually won it ... (Author: Peter Brooks)
It's a weird world we live in
A 19 year old Northern Beaches girl called Clare is now famous because she lied on national television (Author: Peter Brooks)
Grace City Blog 1
Peter Brooks' first blog (Author: Peter Brooks)
Blogroll (Author: )