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March 12, 2017

Communion: Christ is supreme

For communion, today I want to read a passage from Colossians 1. In my NLT Bible, it is titled, “Christ is Supreme”. Colossians 1:15-20. 15 Christ is the visible image of the invisible God. He existed before anything was created and is supreme over all creation, 16 for through him God created everything in the […]

March 6, 2017

What do Pastors do?

Here is a snippet from the March newsletter… What do Pastors do? As a Pastor I recently started to look at the Pastor’s role according to the Bible. We all have our ideas of what the Pastor should do, but I think it is important to start from what the Bible says. The term Pastor […]

February 12, 2017

Wait patiently on the Lord

A snippet from our February newsletter… Psalm 27:14 says, “Wait patiently for the Lord. Be brave and courageous. Yes, wait patiently for the Lord”. Waiting patiently is not always a strong point for us as human beings. We want things now and we want to get moving. David who wrote this verse knew what it […]

January 15, 2017

Communion: The last words of Jesus on the cross

This week as I have been preparing for communion I have been thinking about Jesus’ time on the cross. In particular, His words from the cross. We see from the Scriptures that Jesus said seven things that tell us a lot about Him and His mindset at this terrible terrible time. Here are some of […]

January 1, 2017

Communion: The nails of love

In John 20:26-27 we see that Jesus appears to Thomas. Thomas had said he would not believe Jesus was alive until he saw the nail marks. As we know Jesus then appears and shows Thomas the scars. This passage got me thinking about Jesus being nailed to the cross and the type of nails that were used. […]

January 1, 2017

Continue on in 2017

Here is a snippet from our newsletter for January… From the Pastor’s desk – Continue On With 2017 now upon us, it is important for us as Christ followers to continue on in our faith. Today I want to share five Scriptures that will help us continue to be strong in our faith in Christ. […]

December 31, 2016

January combined services

Hello all, Just a reminder that we will be having combined church services in January. This is because many people are away on holidays. The schedule is as follows… January 1 – 9.30am – Church of Christ January 8 – 9.00am – Anglican Church January 15 – 9.30am – Church of Christ January 22 – […]

December 12, 2016

Finding rest in Jesus this Christmas

With Christmas fast approaching it can be easy to get caught up in the busyness that this time often brings. It is important at the end of a busy year to take some time to rest and slow down. One of the best ways I know is to find rest in Jesus. Matthew 11:28-30 says, […]

November 28, 2016

New Pastor and new Elder

The Elders and Members of Bruce Rock Church of Christ are delighted to announce that we have a new Pastor and new Elder. We welcome Pastor David Quinn, his wife Larissa and two daughter to our church family. The Induction of Pastor David “Dave” Quinn will be on Sunday the 4th of December 2016. It […]

November 13, 2016

My first three months

Here is a snippet from the November newsletter… It is hard to believe that I have already been at Bruce Rock Church of Christ for over three months. This time has flown by so quickly and it has been very enjoyable. In my time, as Interim Pastor I was hoping to get to know most […]

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