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A Tribute to Pastor Scott Lucas

After nine years of faithful service as a team leader and four years as camp director, 2017 marked Pastor Scott Lucas’ last South Queensland District High School Camp. Over the last nine years Pastor Scott and his wife Donna have

Posted in Sth Qld District

South Qld District Conference

The 35th Annual South QLD District conference began with enthusiasm under the clear blue skies of a beautiful Brissy spring day (…or is it summer already?!?). Rev. Rex Rigby was his usual jovial self, and shared passionately in his morning

Posted in Sth Qld District

Childers

These Sunday School teachers & students (some missing from photo) had a great idea to raise money for the Bible Society. A Father’s Day BBQ and dessert was held after church, the children helped and made bookmarks and biscuits for

Posted in Sth Qld District

Sth Qld District HSC

For six wonderful days in July, 124 youth and 27 leaders from South Queensland District gathered on the Sunshine Coast for an amazing week of fellowship at High School Camp!  Our camp theme was SOAR, and we spent the week

Posted in Sth Qld District

Engaged Men

As go the men, so goes the Church. I recently shared some insight at the last pastor and leaders retreat, about the correlation between healthy men and healthy churches. If you have the time there are numerous books and statistics

Posted in Sth Qld District

Going on a Mission Trip

Having been born and raised in Papua New Guinea (PNG), speaking the trade language of Tok Pisin comes naturally. Often when in the company of other expatriates who served in PNG we will converse in a mix of English and

Posted in Sth Qld District

YA Camp

YA Camp 2017 was an amazing weekend. I must admit to being somewhat emotional this year as this was to be my last YA Camp as director after five fantastic years. It started as a desire to see young adults

Posted in Sth Qld District

Help, I have to launch a Youth Group!

When I arrived in Childers, I found myself asked to take on the Youth ministry. Like many small country towns, the fellowship suffered from an ageing congregation and Young Adults moving away to the big cities. The previous youth team

Posted in Sth Qld District

Surrender – Prayer

As I think of prayer & surrender two pictures come to mind, the Stone Mason and the Potter. Have you ever watched a stone mason turn a stone block into a work of art? It is a process of careful

Posted in A Word from Rev Rex, Sth Qld District

Ministry to Men

Or did I mean Men’s Ministry? Simple semantics, but with a big impact. Men’s Ministry being a ministry for men, or Ministry to Men being a ministry focused on Men. It’s a little thing, but it certainly impacted the way I have thought about

Posted in Sth Qld District

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