Author Archive: Dave McDonald

A new associate pastor in 2017

Dear Brothers and sisters at Stromlo Following the vote to approve Dan as our next Senior Pastor, I shared with the congregation our follow-on plans for seeking an associate pastor for 2017. In brief, the council needed only to prepare for one variable. If Dan was not nominated or approved as the new Senior Pastor, […]

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A new lead pastor in 2017

Yesterday Stromlo Christian Church held a general meeting to determine whether Dan Evers would be appointed as Lead Pastor following my departure in 2017. We can joyfully report that Dan has received the emphatic support of our members to take up this role. Please be praying for Dan and Skye, and our church in this […]

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Guidance on guidance

There seems no end to books on divine guidance and discovering the will of God. How do you know what’s worth reading? Proverbs says to seek advice before making a decision, so let me offer mine. I’d steer clear of books that claim to teach you how to listen to God’s voice outside the Bible. The assumption of these […]

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Wise up with Proverbs

We have made a few minor changes to the program for Proverbs this term. The first three weeks will provide a framework for understanding the wisdom of Proverbs and the remaining weeks will explore particular themes. 24 July   Royal Wisdom 31 July   The fear factor 7 Aug   Sons and lovers 14 Aug   Husbands 21 Aug […]

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Congregational Vision and Prayer Night

Please join others from church at the Hub on 25 July for a night spent discussing and praying about important matters in the life of Stromlo Church. You are also welcome to bring something for supper. We will meet at 7.45 for 8pm and finish at 9.30pm.

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Position Vacant

Julianne McMaster is finishing her Stromlo admin work at the end of this term. We thank Julianne for her energetic and cheerful support of the ministry of the pastoral team. We are seeking a member of Stromlo Church to assistant the pastoral team with approximately 10 hours admin work per week. We are seeking applicants who […]

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Proverbs

Structure of Proverbs study Proverbs 1:1-6 study Proverbs 1:7 study Proverbs chapters 1-9 study Proverbs study – Husbands Proverbs study – Wives Proverbs study – Work Life Balance Proverbs Study – Divine Guidance Proverbs study – Fair trade Proverbs study – Choice words

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Lead pastor AGM report

As I reflect on the past 12 months at Stromlo, so much is a blur. In part, this is a regular symptom of my ‘chemo brain’, but it also reflects how much has changed in the life of our fellowship. The vine has remained the same—we seek to keep focused on presenting Christ to others […]

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Please support Annie in Fiji

Hi there Stromlo Christian Church This year I am doing Year 13, a Christian gap year program. In a few weeks’ time, we are heading off to Fiji for a month long mission trip. I am required to raise my own financial support for this trip ($2400). I would love you to consider supporting me […]

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