God’s Love for Joseph — A Reflection on Matthew 1:18-24

Imagine that you have a friend, who is engaged to be married, and with their fiancé they have completed the preparations for the wedding ceremony and celebration. Invitations have been sent out and bookings made. And then at that last moment, the relationship breaks up because of infidelity. What could you say to your friend?… More God’s Love for Joseph — A Reflection on Matthew 1:18-24

Prepare the Way for the Lord — An Advent Reflection on Matthew 3:1-12

Today marks the second week of Advent, and our Bible reading turns our attention to the days before Jesus began his public ministry. This month there has been roadworks on the campus we live in. The roads around the site are gravelled and inclined to potholes. For 3 weeks there was grading, rolling, lots of… More Prepare the Way for the Lord — An Advent Reflection on Matthew 3:1-12

Kangaroos and a poem for Mother’s Day 2019

He will cover you with his feathers.He will shelter you with his wings.His faithful promises are your armor and protection.(Psalm 91:4 NLT) Happy Mother’s Day One of the great joys of our daily lives here is the kangaroos. Over the past eighteen months we have grown to know and understand their rhythms. We recognise individuals,… More Kangaroos and a poem for Mother’s Day 2019

April News

(Deb and Jonah checking Psalms) Download PDF: Scotts’ News April 2018 I delight to do your will, O my God; your law is within my heart. (Psalm 40:8 NRSV) Did you know that in Psalm 40:8, the word translated as ‘heart’ in English is actually ‘bowels’ in the Hebrew language? We have a word for… More April News

G.K. Chesterton, Napoleon of Notting Hill (Graham)

On my recent trip to Indonesia, I took an old friend, G.K. Chesterton with me. And he served me very well – good company with a coffee waiting for flights, amusement and wonder for flights, and a peaceful escape after long days of meetings. Napoleon of Notting Hill was Chesterton’s first published novel (1904). The setting… More G.K. Chesterton, Napoleon of Notting Hill (Graham)

March News

PDF Scotts’ News March 2018 ‘The LORD is my shepherd; I have all that I need.’ (Psalm 23:1 NLT) When we first joined Wycliffe 17 years ago, we had no idea that we would end up in Kangaroo Ground. We thought we would be living in a remote community working alongside a marginalized people group… More March News