Recommended Reading (10 August 2015)

Recommended Reading

WHERE ARE THE MEN? By Conrad Mbewe

This is a must read for all men. Conrad points out the areas where men a refusing to stand up and be men. In this post he says, “I am asking where the men are in the families, in the churches, and in the nation. To be sure, I can see many of the male species in all these spheres but what irks me is that so few of them seem to be rising to the calling that God has given to them as men in society.” Read More



Matthew Holst has written a channelling and helpful examination of sexual sin. In this post he makes the important point that sexual sin is an issue of an idolatrous heart. He says that “It needs re-programming, so to speak. It needs realignment from its previous dislocation. In sexual sin the heart has been lost, given over to a false god, enslaved to a cruel and demanding task master who can never be satisfied. This heart needs to come back under the power and freedom of the gospel of Christ.” Read More



As Christians we ought to think about Heaven often. After all, it is our Heavenly home. In this brief post David Murray reminds  that “Heaven is so heavenly that it’s often hard for earthly creatures to understand what it will really be like. That’s why the Bible often describes heaven in terms of what will not be there. For example, the last two chapters of the Bible tell us eight things that will not be there”  Read More





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Andrew Courtis

Andrew Courtis

ANDREW - Serves as Pastor of Hills Bible Church. I am married to Dianne and we have three children (Kate, Emma and Jack). I was born and raised in Melbourne, moved to Adelaide to undertake theological studies (BMin.), and have completed additional studies with the Australian College of Theology (MATh.). I have served in pastoral ministry in both Melbourne and Sydney and am a qualified school teacher. I am committed to expository preaching and making the word of God known and understood.