Author Archives: Craig Benno

About Craig Benno

I'm an average aussie guy who has lived perhaps a not so average life.

Rest in His rest.

One of the most important lessons to learn in our Christian walk is to rest in God’s rest. When we learn to do that; every thing else falls into place.

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Expressing thanks. The Art of Manliness.

I came across this video on developing the art of expressing thankfulness. There is power in thankfulness. Christians are encouraged to develop thankfulness in all situations. And I think its powerful to develop the art of writing a note, to express … Continue reading

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We have to start, continue, and finish with Jesus.

I randomly opened up a devotional book that my wife is reading yesterday which is full of quotes from Charles Spurgeon. I was really encouraged by it and thought I would blog about it today. But, the problem is, I … Continue reading

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“Craig, Where is the justice?”

In my travels, I hear terrible stories of abuse. Stories of heartbreak and pain. Stories that make you wonder, just how did those people survive. And indeed, many of them are survivors; though, at times, they feel like they are … Continue reading

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Prayer is?

Prayer is never a sign of weakness: It’s a act of strength. It’s an action of hope. It’s a response of love; and a gift that God has given his creation,enabling us to walk with him.

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There is no shame in Christ.

Joanne and I were discussing the other day an issue that we have seen in family members, friends, and others we know who have a aboriginal background. In particular we were thinking of and praying for those who are christian. And … Continue reading

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Reflection on the past – pastoral caring for the community. Part 2

Last week I wrote an article of reflection on pastoral care of the community. I shared with a friend who was inspired by it, that I would write a series of posts on that ministry, and how it touched peoples … Continue reading

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