Bondi: Closing Reflections

Bondi: Closing Reflections

Our team has had a brilliant week in the eastern suburbs. We’ve been treated to marvelous hospitality, to the beauty of creation, and to the encouragement of seeing the fruit of the gospel in Bondi Anglican Church and the community in which the saints here are...
Bronzed Bodies & Coffee Culture

Bronzed Bodies & Coffee Culture

Saturday in Bondi, and the suburb is abuzz. The Moore College team is in the thick of it, undertaking a demographic and cultural research project of sorts dubbed “The $20 Wander” by Assistant Minister Blake Hatton. The method? Take $20, buy a coffee and...

The Difference Jesus Makes

On Friday night we had the privilege of having the Vice Chancellor of the University of Sydney, Rev. Dr. Michael Spence, speak to a small gathering of Christians and non-Christians in Bondi. The topic was how to cope with the busyness of life in such a way that we can...
Growing Families

Growing Families

The church here in Bondi has been keen for us to help them connect with young families. Well, we have opportunities coming out of our ears! On Wednesday morning our team took over the running of Mainly Music, a program for pre-school kids that Bondi Anglican runs...
Epic Fail(?)

Epic Fail(?)

On Thursday morning we experienced something of a failure. One of the exciting opportunities this week was to run an opt-in seminar for year 12 students in a school with which the church doesn’t really, at this stage, have a relationship. The opportunity was...
A Human Face

A Human Face

Tuesday at famous Bondi Beach. A summery 26ºC; sun shining. Not quite sitting hunched over a desk in the College library,* but I guess someone has to do it! It’s one thing to enjoy a few days in the sun on College mission (though I promise we’ve been...