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Church Life Missions

Missions Sunday at FCF

Another happy occasion was Missions Sunday at our church. Pastor Roy & Janet Funu from the Solomon Islands were our guest speakers. I taught them at CLTC in the early 80s. They have been missionaries to Australia for 26 years. Recently they began a new ministry called NewLife Melanesia. The theme of our day was […]

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Writings

Booklet to Honour 100 Years of ANZAC

In remembrance of the ANZAC landing at Gallipoli 100 years ago, we want to offer a booklet written by David called ‘Up the Track with JESUS – Reflections on KOKODA for Men.’ It was on the KOKODA Track in 1942 that the ANZAC spirit, begun at Gallipoli in 1915, was so clearly demonstrated.

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Church Life

A Word for Brisbane, Canberra and Canada – how exciting!

We were sent this word by Johnny Enlow of California that was given in March 2015. We are very excited about this as we will be in all these three places this year! Last night in a vision sequence I was taken around the world on the back of a rainbow feathered eagle. It was pretty […]

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Church Life

A beautiful wedding

On 21st June 2014, Bek Palmer and Brad Harriman were united in marriage after a fairy tale-like courtship. What a wonderful occasion it was for everyone. Our church family have been praying with Bek for the right man for some time now. She grew up in the church and recently became our part-time pastor of […]

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Personal

Two special days in December

Every December, we have two special days to affirm our love and commitment to each other as we celebrate the anniversary of our wedding at CLTC in PNG on 3rd Dec 1983 and the anniversary of meeting a year earlier in Madang in PNG on the 12th Dec 1982. Because David had suggested going on […]

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David turns 60!

What a wonderful 60th Birthday celebration it was for David. It began with sunrise on our verandah at 4.53 am then a half hour’s drive to NW Brisbane and half an hour narrow windy climb up 600 metres to one of our favourite spots, Mt Glorious, in the the dense preserved bushlands of Brisbane Forest Park in […]

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Missions Personal

A wonderful week cruising on the Pacific Dawn

It was David’s idea to go on a cruise for our 30th Wedding Anniversary. He had crossed the Atlantic Ocean in a ship as a 10 year old and Marilyn had gone from Singapore to Brisbane as a cheap way of travel in 1972. But this would be our first 7-day holiday cruise out of […]

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Personal

Relaxing at the beach

How we looked forward to a holiday at the beach after a busy year of ministry. Our planned departure was set back 30 hours to finish off some important tasks. It’s 90 mins drive to Currimundi on the Sunshine Coast. We got there in time to unpack and shop before the family arrived for the […]

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Personal

A Surprise Visitor

On 9 September 2013 (9/11 in USA), in the middle of an intense time in the Billion Souls Revival Prayer Call, David went outside and saw this bird sitting on our fence. On closer inspection he realized it was a white kookaburra – something neither of us had ever seen before. He took this photo […]

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Our Upcoming Holiday!

We are preparing for four weeks of annual leave starting Thursday 24th October.  Hurray! It has been an exceptionally busy and exciting year in this new ministry and now we are looking forward to a good rest. We will go to our favourite beach house of friends at Currumundi Lake on the Sunshine Coast for two […]