Posts by Gary McGinty

Gary’s Blog – November 2017

David Loder, our General Superintendent of Queensland Baptists writes a newsletter each week to all the Pastors in our family of churches. The following is a quote from this week’s: “The Seven Last Words of the Church.” This was the title of a book written by Ralph Neighbour way back in 1979 and they were:…

Gary’s Blog – May 2017

Well, the time is almost here. Sue and I will be taking some long service leave from the middle of May. We will miss the Church and will be praying for Josh, Jeremy and Richard as they minister to each section of our Church – general, families and Chinese fellowship.  They will, as always, need your prayers,…

Gary’s Blog – April 2017

I have been so encouraged lately at the responses to the sermon series, Dealing with the pressures of to-day’s world from Psalm 23 in the morning and “What Jesus came to do” in the evening services. When we put together the Preaching roster, some months before, after we have prayed, certain subjects or series come…

Gary’s Blog – March 2017

Some people who were unable to get to the breakfast on January 26, have asked for a report on what Josh and I presented. Below is most of what was shared. Over the past 13 ½ years, we have sought to teach from God’s Word, to disciple those who wanted to grow in Christ, developed…

Gary’s Blog – February 2017

BE BOLDER –  our theme for the year (and beyond). As you will have heard, Josh and I introduced the basis for our Vision for the church on January 15 at the morning services.  The whole picture will be shared at our Australia Day breakfast. We trust you were able to join us.  We are…

Gary’s Blog – December 2016

Well, we were still here when the November issue went out, but writing this the day         before we leave for Thailand.   By the time we get back, it will be time to gear up for Christmas!  How the year has flown – for our family, it has been a challenging year, full of amazing things,…

Gary’s Blog – Novemember 2016

By the time you will read this, Sue and I, along with a team of seven other people (Karl and Liesel Kuhle, Steve Habjan from Cairns and Leigh and Lyn Wallace and Holly from Melbourne) will be in Thailand.  We would value your prayers as we teach English at Song Dao church, visit Tam Ta…

Gary’s Blog – July 2016

The Monday morning Ladies Bible Study is studying Proverbs at the moment and the focus is around WISDOM – not our own of course, because ours is earthly, based on our own opinions, backgrounds and thoughts!  But if you have read Proverbs, it points us to the only wisdom that is right, pure and true –…

Families Pastor – Position Vacant

Cairns Baptist Church is seeking a Families Pastor to enhance and grow the work the Church is already doing in the Community. Cairns Baptist Church is situated in the city area of Cairns. It ministers to a variety of people from all walks of life. The church has a strong history of ministry to children,…

Gary’s Blog – JUNE 2016

Proverb 3:5-10(ESV) 5 “Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding.    6     In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths.    7     Be not wise in your own eyes; fear the Lord, and turn away from evil. 8  It will be…

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