Australian photographer Ken Duncan and Ikuntji elder Keiran Multa talk about the power of the Forgiveness Cross on Memory Mountain, revival and reconciliation, and sing-alongs at Haast Bluff.
Steve Grace joined Phil Edwards, CEO of Vision Christian Media, to talk about the Indigenous evangelists who, 100 years ago, brought the message of forgiveness to Memory Mountain
Phil Edwards, CEO of Vision Christian Media, had the privilege of interviewing Ray Martin, Australian award winning journalist, at the launch of the Forgiveness Cross on Memory Mountain, located near Haasts Bluff in central Australia, NT.
Easter Sunday is a day of celebration! It’s the day we commemorate the resurrection of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. The significance of this event cannot be overstated. It’s a reminder that death has been conquered, sin has been defeated, and hope has been restored.
If you’ve been thinking of inviting a friend or family member to church, Easter could be the best time to do it, according to recent research.
For seven days from Passover, only unleavened bread – symbolically ‘sinless, perfect’ bread that is both pierced and striped during the preparation and cooking process is eaten.
Jesus entered the darkness so that we might walk in the light. Jesus was forsaken of God for a time so that we might enjoy His presence forever. It was an uneven exchange, but one that was heavily in our favour.
Jesus fulfils every element of the Passover and is Himself the means for our freedom from slavery to sin and redemption from our own sinful lives and He paid for that redemption with His own blood. This has resulted in death passing over us so we can experience new life in Him.
“Easter is an excellent time for churchgoers to invite family and friends to join Christian celebrations.”
This cup is drunk in celebration of deliverance as the people were led out of Egypt, finally free of their slavery. We too, celebrate for the same reason, deliverance was given because God granted us mercy through the sacrifice of His Son.
This washing with water is not about physical hygiene, it’s a symbolic ritual for spiritual renewal and cleansing in much the same way that water baptism isn’t about physical hygiene, but rather spiritual death and rebirth.
God commanded His people to celebrate Passover every year, in fact there are seven mandatory feasts of the Lord. There are many Jewish feasts, but seven that were mandated by God Himself.
Palm Sunday is an important Christian holiday that commemorates Jesus Christ’s triumphal entry into Jerusalem, which took place just days before his crucifixion and resurrection.
It was a blatant anti-Semitic decision to sever any kind of Jewish connection to the commemoration of the death and resurrection of Jesus which resulted in both the excommunication and sometimes execution of believers who wanted to continue their celebration of Easter on the dates of the Jewish Passover, because they were in fact, the correct dates.
The cross is an important symbol during Easter, reminding us of the incredible sacrifice Jesus made. Despite all of our struggles and pain, the cross reminds us we are not alone in this world.
The celebration of Easter is really the Jewish feast of Passover which was instituted by God in the Bible and it was to commemorate the deliverance by God of His people from Egyptian slavery.
The construction of a 20-meter cross on the summit of Memory Mountain in the Northern Territory is an Indigenous-led initiative that showcases the faith, culture, and creativity of the local Aboriginal people.
This Easter marks the 30th Anniversary of The Moogerah Passion Play, a representation of the Easter story that will be celebrated across the nation in April this year. Churches have already begun preparing for an inspiring and memorable event.
For elderly people in our communities, Easter can be a time for celebration and renewal. It’s an opportunity to gather with family and friends and reflect on the joy of the season.
Passover is celebrated in remembrance of the Lord’s deliverance of the nation of Israel from bondage in Egypt. But what does this prominent Jewish holiday mean for Gentiles around the world?
Archaeology has continued to help bring the narrative of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ alive. Through excavation, researchers have been able to uncover pieces that support and provide greater insight into the events that took place that day.
Celebrating Easter with kids is an opportunity to make special memories that will last a lifetime.
Hot cross buns have been a traditional Easter treat for centuries, but their origin is steeped in rich Christian symbolism. These sweet treats are traditionally served during the Easter season as a reminder of the sacrifice Jesus made for humanity.
As a Christian observance, Lent is a time of reflection, sacrifice, and spiritual growth. It is a period of 40 days leading up to Easter Sunday that commemorates the passion, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ.
He’s the only one who didn’t die again. In Scripture all others who rose from the dead, died again.