Team Glen Innes blog

Our blog is live, see below to read our mission posts. Enjoy! 

Can We Get an Amen!

‘God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us. Since we have now been justified by his blood, how much more shall we be saved from God’s wrath through him!’This is the good news we believe, and it’s the message we’ve...

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Young, Wild and FREE

If you’re a country music fan, put your hands up! Let me hear a woop woop! … Okay, maybe that’s a little too hip hop for y’all. I guess I’ll leave the crowd-hyping antics to the professionals (aka Dan, Jordan, Rhys and Todd (aka our mission team’s very own country...

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How local is local?

“Are you a local?” “Oh, no, I’ve only been here 20 years”. This conversation has been surprisingly common this week.  Apparently we’ve had our definition of ‘local’ wrong.  One 70 year old has been here for 50 years, and even that isn’t enough to gain ‘local’ status. ...

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We’ve been exposed!

Our infiltration of these country towns has not gone unnoticed!  Our presence here and our alien status has been announced to the public in the Guyra Gazette.  Fortunately the locals appear to be favourably disposed towards us, and have been accepting the bold invites...

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On Wednesdays, We Sing Hymns

When I soar through realms unknown,Bow before the judgment throne,Hide me then, my refuge be,Rock of Ages, cleft for me. What powerful words about our awesome God! This hymn was one of the special handful selected in the ‘favourite hymn’ sing-along at the senior’s...

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Day Off? More like Game On

How to discover what your mission teammates are really like: play Avalon with them on your day off. Fortunately at the end of the day we’re all still friends (right guys? … Guys?), just now slightly older and wiser about who to trust with ‘detailed social...

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Only in the Country!

Do you know what the process of sheep-crutching involves? We didn’t either! Until some of the team visited the church congregation at Dundee this morning, and had their very own practical lesson. Now there’s something they don’t teach us at college!The practical...

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Going up to the High Places

What’s the collective noun for theological college students? A Crowd? Commission? Disturbance?Well, whatever it is, one such group has landed in Guyra and Glen Innes. Repeat, we have landed in Guyra and Glen. Team GG is on the ground. This is not a drill. Who are we,...

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