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A line from Jubilee

date OCTOBER 10
date ANN (Jubilee, Hartley Valley, Australia)

An introduction by Ann at Jubilee I thought I would drop you a line and tell you about our church, Jubilee. We are in Hartley Valley on an acreage just under the Blue Mountains, loving, enjoying, exulting in the presence of God and in supportive fellowship and love for one another. I have never "pastored" such a small group, nor enjoyed church so much. It has been hard to adjust to the idea of smallness. It's not a church any more, really, because we now meet in a garage and have no public hoardings or advertising. After 20 years of…

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Follow Me and Catch People

date OCTOBER 10
date Bek (Parkes Australia)

Hi, welcome to our virtual coffee shop. Pull up a chair, take the load of your feet. Let's chat. So who are you, where you from, what do you do in life?Bek from Parkes, Australia. I be mum, wife, study a Bmin, do church stuff…etc, etc. Can I get you a drink? Cappucino, earl grey, dandelion and burdock, pale ale?Hot Choc sound’s great! Would you like a doughnut or pastry to go with that?Yummy! Doughnut! So, if you had to describe the church/project/experiment/thingy you are currently involved with in one sentence, what would that sentence be?Connection Café… sort of sums…

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Urban harvest

date OCTOBER 10
date Kenn Kilah (Caloundra CityHarvest)

I have resisted telling our story for some time now as I feel, along with many others, that it's too early to come to any conclusions about the emerging church. I have pastored Baptist churches for over 35 years and have always tried to stay on the 'cutting edge' in terms of evangelism and church growth. Having tried all the 'new' ideas from Yonggi Cho to Wagner to Hybels and even Warren. I have been to all those places and studied hard. I have experienced a mini-revival in the last Baptist church I pastored have been to Pensacola and Toronto.…

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