Posts by Cade Whitbourn

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Christmas services

by Cade Whitbourn

Come and join with us in celebrating the birth of our Saviour, Christ the Lord. We will be holding 3 Christmas services as follows: Christmas Eve 8pm @ APC Lavington, 402 Wagga Road Christmas Day, 9am @ APC Lavington, 402 Wagga Road OR 9am, Fresh Start Church, TAFE Albury, Poole Street

What’s your worldview?

by Cade Whitbourn

How are you going to answer the Religion Question in the Census 2016? Brandon smiled at me again.  He was frustrated and I admit, so was I. “Okay,” I said, “So you’re saying that I’m wrong for telling other people that they’re wrong?”  “Yes!” he said. “That’s right!”  “But hang on,” I said, “Brandon, you […]

Who can argue with love?

by Cade Whitbourn

Jesus’s command is this, ‘Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another’. Who can argue with love?  So deeply is the goodness and rightness of love built into our psyche and nature that it’s like North on a compass.  We know if we want to travel in the right […]

How would you feel if your children always ignored you?

by Cade Whitbourn

Alice has a 25-year-old son who recently moved out of home to get married. He’s super busy with work. He’s on social media a lot too. His mum knows because she can see how active he is on Facebook. But when she sends him messages he rarely responds. He says he’s too busy. Peter only […]

How many and various are your works

by Cade Whitbourn

It was Wilson A. Bentley who said he’d “never seen two snowflakes alike”. And people trusted the Vermont farmer because he was a pioneer in photographing snowflakes in the early twentieth century. But Bentley only photographed a little more than 5000. Then in 1988, while looking under a microscope at high altitude, Nancy Knight, a […]

Latest news from APC

by Cade Whitbourn

Many of you subscribed to this blog to follow the adventures of our India Training Team in February this year. The training trip has concluded and so Albury Presbyterian Churches will now resume posting general news and information to this blog that we find interesting or helpful. If you do not wish to get this information, please unsubscribe […]

Do you want the good news or the bad news?

by Cade Whitbourn

Just when you thought everything under the sun had finally been investigated, psychologists Angela M. Legg and Kate Sweeny from the University of California have gone and examined the question of whether people prefer to receive good news or bad news first. Not surprisingly, in their 2013 study, they found that people prefer to get […]

Craft’n Chat 2016

by Cade Whitbourn

Please let your family, friends and neighbours know that Craft’n Chat will resume on Tuesday 8th March at 1pm in the church building. Bring along a craft that you are working on or make a card. We are looking forward to another great year of doing craft together, building friendships and hearing about Jesus. A […]

Congregational meeting update

by Cade Whitbourn

At the congregational meeting we agreed unanimously to call Mike Wong to be ordained and inducted as a minister within APC.  Thank you to those who came to the meeting.  Its very important that all members of APC who agree with the call now sign the call before its presented to presbytery on Feb 9 for final approval. Please […]

No one comes to the Father except through me

by Cade Whitbourn

In Northern Iraq, under ISIS rule, it’s a crime to be a Christian.  Followers of Jesus are forced to convert to Islam, pay an unaffordable tax or face death. Thousands have fled their homes.  In Vietnam, Christians are persecuted by the Communist government. Whilst religious freedom is legally permitted, meetings are closely monitored, publications are […]