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Men have hands lifted in worship at C3 Realmen Retreat and Gathering

The Power of Men’s Ministry – Realmen

By Phil Pringle | Jul 19, 2018

Men’s ministry is not just important, it’s imperative. Men need strengthening through community and encouragement as well as a major boost of faith, in God, in themselves and in one another.   ‘Watch ye, stand fast in the faith, quit you like men, be strong.’ 1 Corinthians 16:13   Male…

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Man in worship at Presence Conference sings with his mouth open experiencing freedom

Freedom Is Here – By Phil Pringle

By Phil Pringle | Apr 23, 2018

The Holy Spirit and freedom are often found together in Scripture. Take these verses: ‘For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus has made me free from the law of sin and death.’ – Romans 8:2 (NKJV) ‘Now the Lord is the Spirit; and where the Spirit of…

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Pilgrim image for What Other King from C3 Music album Pilgrims

Why I’ll Always Be A Pilgrim

By Chris Pringle | Mar 12, 2018

The following blog post by C3 Church Senior Minister, Chris Pringle, is inspired by C3 Music’s latest album, Pilgrims.       Who would true valor see  Let Him come hither One here will constant be Come wind come weather   These immortal lyrics from the classic hymn, ‘To be a Pilgrim’, would…

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Why SRE?

By C3 Church | Oct 13, 2017

In one of our schools, the C3 Church Scripture Teacher gave out a little Christmas card with a Christmas-themed pencil to each child. She wrote each child’s name on the card with the same text, ‘Happy Jesus Birthday Celebrations to You and the very best for the year to come’.…

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Love Sydney C3 Church recipient Sam also attend C3 Cares Glebe and C3 Rozelle

Lives Transformed at C3 Cares Glebe

By Carly Lewis | Oct 13, 2017

For I Know the Plans “For I know the plans that I have for you, says the Lord, plans for peace and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.” Jeremiah 29:11   In 2016, C3 Church launched out into our 7th C3 Cares location at Wentworth…

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I Press On Towards the Goal

By Carly Lewis | Oct 10, 2017

Keep your eyes on Jesus, who began and finished this race we’re in. Hebrews 12:2    When my boys were little they loved a good chase around the lounge room before they got sent off to bed. It was the game we jokingly called ‘smacking hands.’ They’d run round and…

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Avoid the Shipwreck

By Carly Lewis | Oct 10, 2017

 HOLD ONTO FAITH AND AVOID THE SHIPWRECK 1 Timothy 1:19   As I was praying recently I heard a God whisper; “I have come to tell you what you must say.” I proceeded to quickly write down everything that came to mind and the following story unfolded:   A good king owned…

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Ten Reasons Why I Believe in Giving

By Phil Pringle | Oct 10, 2017

  Haggai 1:4-5: Is it time for you yourselves to dwell in your paneled houses, and this temple to lie in ruins? Now therefore, thus says the LORD of hosts: “Consider your ways!”   The pursuit of our lives should not be to look after our own interests at the…

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A woman holds her hands in victory while overlooking an ocean

By His Wounds We Are Healed

By C3 Church | Sep 20, 2017

I begin to feel the familiar sensation of burning in my chest. My stomach ached and I could feel the stomach acid creeping its way up my throat.   This was bad because 1) ow! and 2) the last time this happened I had to be hospitalised.   Three months…

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C3 Music leading worship at Presence Conference 2017 at ICC Sydney C3

You the Worship Leader

By C3 Church | Sep 19, 2017

When you think of the term ‘worship leader’, what do you think of?   Probably some polished-looking vocalist with a voice like Whitney Houston, commanding stage presence and a freshly inked Christian tattoo. Am I close? Now that picture may indeed be a worship leader in the sense that they…

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Clear the Foxes

By Carly Lewis | Aug 27, 2017

“We must catch the little foxes that destroy the vineyards.”  Song of Songs 2:15   Last night I had a dream and the message stayed with me all day. There where a group of people on the hunt catching foxes. They were armed with all the equipment they needed. Some…

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A volunteer team member at Presence Conference 2017 stands with hands lifted in worship at the ICC Sydney

10 Qualities of a Standout Team Player

By Mark Kelsey | Aug 23, 2017

Most of us at some point are going to be in the position of needing to build a team.  There has been a lot written about team dynamics and the keys to team interaction.  The aim of this article is not about team dynamics but about the team members themselves…what…

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