Living as a Christian

“In Acts 2: 42-48 we see a model of what living as a Christian entails. Living as a Christian is “life in the Spirit” and through centuries of experience, Christians have learned that certain disciplines and practices help them to maturity, “to grow up in every way into him who is the head, into Christ” (Ephesians 4:15). These disciplines are not God’s rigid requirements for a holy life. They are tested means by which a person grows in their awareness of God’s presence and purpose for human life. A spiritual discipline takes a specific part of a person’s life and turns it toward God. When practiced faithfully and regularly, it becomes a habit that repeatedly brings them back to God and opens them up to what God is saying to them through the Holy Spirit. Christian devotional practice is squarely centered on Jesus Christ as found in the New Testament. When Christ is not at the heart of a practice, it may still be beneficial in some way, but it is not being practiced in a Christian way. Christian practices assist people “to confess the faith of Christ crucified and to be his faithful servant” (Basis of Union par 13).”

(UCA Assembly National Working Group on Doctrine, DocByte: Christian Life, availble from: https://assembly.uca.org.au/doctrine/item/856-docbytes)

Resources

This page has a link to a variety of faith resources to help you to grow in your journey as a disciple of Christ.

Home Prayer Pack for June 2020

As we continue to worship from home, please find enclosed materials to assist. Home Prayer Pack ...
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Podcasts

Working Preacher Join us for an engaging weekly conversation on Sunday's Scripture passages at  https://www.workingpreacher.org . Nadia Bolz-Weber - The ...
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Daily Prayer & Devotions

Exploring Faith At Home The following resources are aimed to help develop a regular prayer life for you and your ...
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The Gospel according to Mark

Epiphany (Jan-Feb) 2018 At Crookwell Uniting Church, our worship follows a pattern of readings called the Revised Common Lectionary. This is ...
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Pastoral Care

What is Pastoral Care? What do the words 'Pastoral Care' mean to you? Perhaps the term conjures up images of ...
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