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Monday, June 19th, 2006
11:20 am - Welcome?

forgivenson
Hi Guys,

Just found this community, which is good, because I was hoping to find an Aus Christians group here! Actually, was hoping to find one from Tasmania, but Australia will do for a start, I guess!

Anyway, I'm from Hobart, Tassie, and...well, starting to get back on track I guess you could say. I was raised in the church, but I've spent quite a few years focussing on everything else in life, and not really giving God everything He deserves.

So I've got a bit of travelling to get through, a few issues to sort out, but I'm sure we'll get there.

So, nice to meet you all!

~J

current mood: hyper

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Monday, June 5th, 2006
3:25 pm

danny_geebus
Hello All!

I've just joined the community and wanted to give you all a big hello! I'm from perth WA, and just love to help people out, so if you need some help, come find me! I'm excited that the nation of Australia is doing their part to show Jesus to the world, and I want to honour everyone of you for the things you are doing, or will do. Remember, the small things count as well! God bless!

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Sunday, June 4th, 2006
11:07 pm - 2 new christian sites.

write_a_way
Faithfully Yours, and Extreme Christian Teens.

I am the Entertainment Editor for Faithfully Yours, but I've written articles for other topics there too. I will have devotionals and articles posted in Extreme Christian Teens soon.

I'm so excited about both of them. Here are the links:

http://www.extremechristianteens.com/

http://faithfully-yours.net/

I hope they are as inspiring and reaffirming to you, as they have been to me! :D
Let me know what you think!

PS. do you like writing music, movie, c.d., etc reviews? let me know!

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9:57 pm - Young Adults

sezzie
Hey guys,

I don't post in here much, or maybe even at all.. but recently our church has found a huge hole where the young adults are concerned. As far as, we run a youth program, and we have the older guys who have their church things.. but the age group of 18-24 year olds, not married.. seems to be a bit of a hole where we are looking to meet people, but too old for youth.

I'm meeting with my snr Pastor about it on Tuesday, jsut to run some ideas past as far as a monthly social event at least, where we can invite our non-christian friends too as well. I think this is a good start before we can get something more regular.. we only have about 10 or so young adults at the moment..

So what I want to know from you guys is..

What Young Adults programs do you have in your church?
In your experience starting from small numbers, what works?

I'm thinking, monthly movies, bowling, tours, dinner.. coffee and cake etc. I think it would be great to be able to build relationships this way!

Thoughts appreciated. :)

current mood: cheerful

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Thursday, May 18th, 2006
8:54 pm - Hey!

ecc02
Hello fellow Christians,
Ive just joined this community, and im from camperdown, victoria. I hope to enjoy posting here, and hopefully some of us become friends. :)
God Bless.
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Monday, December 26th, 2005
12:23 am - Competition

laconicmachine
Hey everyone,
As part of this community i thought id let you guys know about the competition im running.
Please feel free to enter. All details are on my journal, so please stop by and enter!

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Friday, December 16th, 2005
9:24 pm - Unity in Diversity: celebrate multicultural Australia with a picnic for peace

rickybuchanan
[permission to repost - spread it to all Melbourne people until Sunday!]

A bunch of my friends are involved in organising this. I obviously can't be there, but can everybody who is able to, please go for me...




Unity in Diversity: celebrate multicultural Australia with a picnic for peace



Frustrated about racism and violence in your beautiful country? Wondering what to do? Come help us celebrate and keep a vibrant tradition of peaceful multiculturalism alive!

A peaceful celebration of multiculturalism is planned for this Sunday in Melbourne, beginning with music and speeches at the State Library on Swanston St in Melbourne's CBD, then a festive walk to Treasury Gardens where families and individuals from all backgrounds and all walks of life are invited to a Picnic for Peace.

EVERYBODY IS WELCOME regardless of their heritage or religion, whatever their background. We hope people at the picnic will get to know a stranger and share a meal with them. Our motto is 'be a friend, not afraid'.

The timing is deliberately to coincide with the threat of continued violence in Sydney and we hope to have a few minutes of silence to send good thoughts their way. A similar peaceful rally and picnic will take place in Sydney, organised by United Against Racism (1pm at Sydney Town Hall, followed by picnic at Belmore Park near Central from 3pm).

Details:
Date: Sunday, December 18, 2005
12pm: Meet at State Library, Swanston St, Melbourne, for speeches and music.
1pm: Festive walk to Treasury Gardens. Participants are encouraged to bring musical instruments and their dancing shoes.
2pm -- 5pm: Picnic for Peace. Bring a picnic meal to share, an open heart and hope for a multicultural Australia.

About Unity in Diversity

We are an unaffiliated group of individuals from a variety of backgrounds who have come together in response to the recent events in Sydney. We have no political agenda or membership and we welcome participation by all groups who are willing to put aside political, religious and ethnic differences to embrace cultural diversity and harmony. We stand for peace, love and unity and believe that a harmonious multicultural Australia is possible.

More information: http://www.unity-diversity.org

Pass this on to everyone you know! It's so important at this time to counter negativity with light and love.



current mood: hopeful

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Friday, October 14th, 2005
1:12 am - Australian Dog Community.

rhapsodical78
Hi there. My name is Naomi. I've recently started a livejournal community for Australian dog owners. This is not specific to animal welfare, but I hope that it may be a springboard for local community cohesion concerning animal welfare. It is also a place where people can share pictures of and stories about their dogs as well as potentially discuss local animal issues, including laws, fostering and animal transportation. If you feel you may be interested please join up by clicking here: dogs_australia

Cheers.

(Mods, if not appropriate please feel free to delete)

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Monday, October 3rd, 2005
4:50 pm
___zoeee Hey guys, i'm new here i'm Zoe, 17 from Sydney.

I've always been Christian but after Primary School i fell into the crowd of non-practising Christians.
My best friend was a deeply faithful Christian, and before he passed away December 5th last year he
wrote me a letter saying he believed in me and asked me to turn to Christ for help while he's gone;
but he wanted me to make the change because i wanted to.
That was about 10 months ago and it's taken me all this time to get to the point where I want
to learn more about Christ and have a deeper faith to help myself.

I'd love to meet new people so feel free to add me!

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Wednesday, August 17th, 2005
10:45 pm - someone new has arrived...
jolly_joyful Hello all,

My name is Phillip, I'm 19, from Brisbane (of course you know where that is, lol), a newbie of LJ and have recently joined this community. I am looking for some more friends, especially Christians, so I welcome anyone who wishes to add me to their list.

Meanwhile, may the blessings of the Lord be upon you all.

Regards,
Phillip.

current mood: happy

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Tuesday, August 16th, 2005
12:07 pm

randmconstructs
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Tuesday, August 9th, 2005
10:56 pm - Hi Guys

sezzie
I've never posted here before, so hi I'm Sarah and well I just wanted to share with you guys my night.

I started a leadership training course today.. and well for the first time I started journalling what God as been speaking to me about. God is just amazing. The more I wrote, the more he spoke to me like never before. I've never seen God move like this in my Christian walk.

People have always said, writing stuff down, journalling etc is a great method.. but i've never really given it a chance. So I'd like to encourage anyone to do it! Its so great, just tonight he's really helped me deal with a problem thats been stirring in my heart for awhile.

Thanks guys,
God Bless!

current mood: calm

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Monday, July 18th, 2005
4:44 pm - Christian Music Idea

nerdi
Hi,
I got this in my e-mail and I found it an amusing idea. I'm wondering if it will work.

Vote for Hillsong on 2day FMCollapse )

current mood: curious

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Tuesday, July 5th, 2005
1:13 pm - New Community-- Prayer For India!

randmconstructs


Greetings one and all,

This community is being established for those who desire to pray for India, have a heart for India, who are Indian (living anywhere), are missionaries in India, or just want to check out what God is doing in that large region. The purpose of this community will be cultural exchange between regions of India (anything from Divali to Desi food recipes to religious/cultural study to Bollywood), understanding, keeping up with news and needs of India, and correspondences between all affiliated with India in some way.

I look forwards to seeing what God will accomplish as we all gather together with one purpose.
http://www.livejournal.com/users/prayerforindia
 
--- all welcome to join ---

++will be cross-posted++

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Sunday, February 6th, 2005
1:00 pm - In the beginning, there were bricks…

tibbycat
Anyone ever seen this before?

The lego bible

It's the bible (or books of the bible) made with lego. So cool, heh.

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Thursday, January 27th, 2005
2:29 pm - housemate/s wanted
louise_allana I'm looking for one or two people to live with in East Melbourne, come mid-March this year. read moreCollapse )

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Monday, January 3rd, 2005
3:05 pm - New
lilalaska Hey everyone.I am currently looking for Christian LJ friends of any age or sex :) I've been through a lot in my life and I'm not the perfect Christian but I do like listening and I love making new friends.

*x* I'm studying Psychology at the moment.
*x* I'm 19, Female
*x* I live in Australia, Queensland (near Brisbane) and reguarly attend a "Church of Christ" church

If you would like to be added to my friends list (as my LJ is friends only) please add me first and then
comment here.

I'm sorry if this isn't allowed, I just find having christian LJ friends really supportive :)

By the way ... I also make Christian LJ icons and other images and I post them in my LJ sometimes. If you
want anything like that done for you all you have to do is ask! :) (I made the icon that I'm posting with)

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Wednesday, December 29th, 2004
6:58 pm - Allo

tibbycat
Hi everyone. New to this group here. I'm from Sydney and just became a Christian recently so this group seemed like a good place to join up on lj, even if it is a bit quiet :)

current mood: cheerful

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Sunday, October 31st, 2004
10:02 am

isabelquinn
Just a post to mark the fact that I've joined, and to try and prevent myself from perpetually lurking. I'm Kristen, I'm 17 and live in Sydney. *waves*

current mood: freshly joined

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Friday, October 1st, 2004
12:16 am - Hello and help.

lady_thief
Hello all. Im a newbie. My Name is Cassandra, but please feel free to call me Cass or Cassie. I'm thirteen years old, i live in Calamvale, Qld, Australia and i want to find my faith in God and Jesus again. Can anyone help me on my way. Only tonight did I relise I was without faith, and now I'm lost. My Testamony, my parents are atheists, i WAS a pagan/wiccan. Now i am faithless and looking for our Lord and Savior. Can anyone help me find my way? Can anyone guide me onto the path to redemption and to the arms of Christ? Please? I feel so lost and alone. I literally feel like im surrounded by evil this very moment. Im not kidding. Please can you help me? I am open to anything that will return me to the Lord and His Son. Many thanks and blessings for anything that any of you can do to help me. Thank you so much. With humble thanks - Cassandra.

current mood: distressed

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