Category Archives: Prayer

266.Why do people do evil things? (Another High School Shooting Tragedy in the USA.)

Australians recoiled in horror when they heard the news of yet another school shooting in the USA. Parents and Grandparents throughout the world can only begin to imagine the shock and pain and the sense of loss being experienced in … Continue reading

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264. Lent. What is it? Any relevance for me in 2018?

(This is adapted from an article I wrote this year for a Christian Magazine in Florida USA. It has recently been published.) If we were to ask people on the street what is “Lent?” they may come up with an … Continue reading

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262. Who is Jesus? Jesus is THE Lord. (Third in a series of 4 on Jesus.) Text and You Tube audio.

The outline below is adapted from a handout on this topic at an all-day seminar at Port Macquarie, Australia. This is the third of 4 sessions on Jesus as 1 the Creator, 2 the Saviour, 3 the Lord and 4 … Continue reading

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259. JESUS’ TRANSFIGURATION AND HOW WE CAN BE TRANSFORMED. (Suggestions for sermons on Mark 9:2-9 the Gospel for Sun 11th Feb 2018.)

One of the great blessings of being involved in Christian ministry is seeing individuals transformed by the grace of God. Often one could not have imagined that people could change so markedly and often so quickly. It seems that some … Continue reading

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258. What is involved in Forgiveness? (A You Tube Skype teaching by Jim Holbeck recorded by The Healing Ministry at All Saints Episcopal Church, Winter Park, Florida.)

In 2015 I was asked to do a number of teachings by Skype to folk gathered at the Healing Ministry Glennon House at All Saints Episcopal Church at Winter Park near Orlando. This was my first effort at trying to … Continue reading

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257. TAKING ADVANTAGE OF GOD-GIVEN OPPORTUNITIES. [Sermon on Mark 1:29-39] [For Sunday 4th Feb 2018]

Isn’t it sad to think that something was available for you and you missed out on receiving it? It can happen in every area of life. It can happen in relationships Many years ago I was having lunch with two … Continue reading

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256. What is the good news behind the same sex marriage decision of the Australian Parliament in December 2017?

Euphoria! That was the description given by many reporters to the reaction in the Australian Federal Parliament at the passing of the bill to amend the Marriage Act to include same-sex couples. Members from different parties gathered on one side … Continue reading

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