Author Archives: Craig Benno

About Craig Benno

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

Striving ahead, lagging behind, or walking beside. Pastoral leadership.

Pastoral leaders and carers must resist the urge when someone is in pain, going through trials, tribulations, and grief of saying or implying to individuals or their congregation that if they follow them, you will lead you away from their … Continue reading

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Voddie Baucham asks is Jeremiah 29:11 a promise for us today? I liked his message and the overall thrust of where he was going with is. I think he missed an important point though. God was speaking to to the … Continue reading

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Depression and the Christian.

Dealing with depression can be a complex problem. It can have a organic foundation stemming from hormones, food or substance allergies, mold and other sickness. It can be situational caused by grief and trauma. It can have a demonic foundation … Continue reading

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Worshipping God.

I made this comment in a recent conversation about worship. Reformation Resurgence / Young and Restless Reformed type groups have got themselves into a bit of a pickle when it comes to worship within a Church meeting through song and … Continue reading

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Praying for our enemies.

Isil has been making threats against our nation. They are threats we should not be casual about. But we don’t need to overly fear them either. As God’s people we are called to give him all our cares, fears and … Continue reading

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Growing older – gracefully.

T.C blogged about Aging to the Glory of God.  He talks about how his body is telling him he isn’t as young as he used to be. I too am feeling his experience. A few short weeks ago I jumped on … Continue reading

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In the name of Jesus.

I was sharing with our young adults group last night that when we pray in Jesus name, we are not adding the name of Jesus to the prayer as if its some kind of lucky talisman. Rather, the terminology is … Continue reading

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