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Thou Shalt Not Kill
by Leigh Wilmington
In Exodus 10 we see the giving of the 10 Commandments to the Israelites. The 6th commandment in verse 13 simply reads, “Thou …
“There Must be Somethin’ else — Some’ow”: Veterans Spirituality
We’re sittin’ talkin’ by the fence,
The sun’s jist going’ down,
Paintin’ the sky all gold an’ pink.
Said ‘e, “When it’s like …
No Short Cut
Military Christian Fellowship – Australian Defence Force Academy Dinner 29 May 1999
by Brigadier Jim Wallace then Patron of Military Christian …
The Battle of Beersheba and the Christian Connection: Lieutenant General Sir Harry Chauvel
The horses were restless, pawing the ground in the relentless heat. A shimmering haze hung over the desert, taunting the waiting …
Leadership: Military and Spiritual Warfare
LTGEN (Ret’d) Ajai Barnabas Masih
In most modern armed forces there are principles of leadership which have parallels to the principles of …
‘Fear and Failure’ or ‘Grace and Greatness’
This article is based on Mat Kratiuk’s presentation at the 2017 MCF Forgiven Seminar and is also published in the Nov 2017 edition of Crossfire …
Forgiving the Unforgivable
This article is based on Berni Dymet’s presentation at the 2017 …
Let everything that breathes praise the LORD
Chaplain Kevin Russell
1 Praise the Lord!
Praise God in his sanctuary;
praise him in his mighty firmament!
2 Praise him for his …
Of whom I am the worst
This article is based on FLTLT Scott Minchin’s presentation at the 2017 MCF Forgiven Seminar and is also published in the Nov 2017 edition of …
Is it possible to be a faithful follower of Christ in the Military and in Politics?
The following article is based on the talk given by Andrew Hastie, MP for the 2017 Defence Christians’ Dinner. It is published in Crossfire magazine …