The Pastor's Heart is a new Australian podcast aimed at serving senior Australian Christian leaders, where Dominic Steele will speak live on facebook each Tuesday afternoon with a senior Australian Christian leader about their ministry and their heart.
Sam Chan is our guest on 'The Pastor's Heart' this afternoon talking about his new book 'Evangelism in a Skeptical World.'
Sam and host Dominic Steele have both been thinking about the same issues for a long time. There's lots of areas of agreement, and some areas where they disagree.
There's been a lot of talk recently about the impact of 'Guilt and Shame' on our understanding of ourselves and where we stand with God. Dan Wu has been studying these issues in depth and joins us live on 'The Pastor's Heart'
Some of the questions that we face as we come to Easter include: How do you choose an Easter passage? What does preparation look like? What's the goal of aGood Friday or Easter Sunday talk? How much are you looking for guests and how much for regular members?
This is a description of MBM kids from Sandy Galea: Two babies died, two mums have breast cancer, One baby was born profoundly deaf, another with down syndrome, we have a child suffering from multiple benign tumours, another in remission from cancer and we have kids suffering from anxiety and depression.
How can we help these children better deal with this?
What do you do with all this pain and suffering?
Former Anglican Archbishop of Sydney, Dr Peter Jensen, first trusted Christ listening to Billy Graham speak in 1959.
On hearing of Dr Graham's death, Peter Jensen relived that afternoon with Dominic Steele on The Pastor's Heart.
EV Church's 'Rhett Harris was super provocative at a ministry conference a while back. As Rhett was promoting ministry teams, he was arguing that rostering is contrary to the gospel,' says Dominic Steele.
'I thought, "I can't let him get away with these statement and maintain credibility," so I pushed back, and we had a big debate in front of the whole seminar group.'
Pete Tong talks about how God has led him through a difficult time as a close brother walked away from the Lord. Plus what surprised him about the women of Luke’s gospel?
Evan McFarlane leads the training of around five trainees each year at St Paul's Anglican at Carlingford, Sydney. Excitingly in one of the congregations that Evan pastors, 80% of members are involved in 1:1 discipleship. From this group there has been a steady flow of young men and women putting themselves forward for Christian Ministry.
Michael says there has been a genuine cultural shift that now requires a legal response. But, the government will not act unless they believe there is a genuine problem that needs curing. So lots more shorter individual submissions are needed that spell out the problems.
David Mansfield was John Chapman's successor as director of the Sydney Anglican Department of Evangelism. He speaks here about the heart of Australia's greatest twentieth century evangelist.