Melbourne Anglican Benevolent Society (MABS)

As Matt mentioned during his financial update in our service on Sunday 28th June, Plentylife is now able to receive tax deductible donations to our Love Thy Neighbour Project to At Risk Families through the Melbourne Anglican Benevolent Society (MABS). The Love Thy Neighbour Project to At Risk Families includes our food pantry as wellContinue reading “Melbourne Anglican Benevolent Society (MABS)”

The Stones Will Cry Out: A Palm Sunday Reflection

  On Palm Sunday (or Passion Sunday, as some know it) we consider Jesus’s triumphal entry into Jerusalem the week before he is crucified. Jesus’s disciples, like many of the pilgrims arriving into Jerusalem for the Passover Feast, are expecting that his arrival will herald a new era where he will heal the sick, raiseContinue reading “The Stones Will Cry Out: A Palm Sunday Reflection”

Sabbath Reflection #6: Spiritual Disciplines

In 1980 theologian Richard Foster wrote Celebration of Discipline, a book that explores spiritual disciplines. Based on the notion that ‘deep calls to deep’ (Psalm 42:7), Foster’s text invites us to respond to the call for deeper, fuller living. He outlines the following four inward disciplines as a pathway to such living. Prayer Of allContinue reading “Sabbath Reflection #6: Spiritual Disciplines”

Sabbath reflection #5: Living by the Spirit

Scripture Reading: Galatians 5:13-26 Take some time to read Galatians 5:13-26 (or even the whole chapter) and make a note of what stands out to you. What does the reading tell you about God the Father, Son and Spirit? What does it tell you about people and/or yourself? Reflection Contrasting a list of vices againstContinue reading “Sabbath reflection #5: Living by the Spirit”

Sabbath Reflection #3: Reclaiming the Sabbath

Scripture Reading: Matthew 12:1-12 Take some time to read Matthew 12:1-12 and make a note of what stands out to you. What does the reading tell you about God the Father, Son and Spirit? What does it tell you about people and/or yourself? Reflection When it comes to considering Jesus and the Sabbath, Matthew 12:1-12Continue reading “Sabbath Reflection #3: Reclaiming the Sabbath”