Author Archives: Trevor

About Trevor

I grew up at Myponga, as the a son of dairy farming parents. I joined the South Australian Police Force. I later returned home to manage the family dairy farm. Having believed the good news, I now see its centrality and necessity to human life, and to our participation with proper hope in the world we live in. I teach Christian faith.

Grace

GreatGloriousGrace One of the key points about grace is this: ‘When man was created he had no need of grace’.  This point is made on page 16 of this book, Great and Glorious Grace. It is more helpful at this point, than … Continue reading

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The Day of the Spirit

The word ‘spirit’ receives widespread usage today.  It is often a bit of a ‘catch-all’ word. Like ‘the spirit of Anzac’ or ‘the Olympic spirit’. In the bible it is the uniqueness of the ‘Holy Spirit’ that confronts us.  Jesus said it was … Continue reading

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Truth

An article by G. C. Bingham: The Battle For the Truth: ‘The Truth Shall Make You Free’ In 1957 William Sargent published a significant book The Battle for the Mind (Pan Books). Later a book followed this, The Battle for … Continue reading

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World War 2

Anyone who wants to enter into some precious insight into life as an Australian Prisoner Of War during World War 2, can download this book of War Stories, by Geoffrey C. Bingham. He was himself a P.O.W. in Singapore. Geoff … Continue reading

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The Clash of the Kingdoms

Early in Jesus ministry, we read of ‘the Spirit’ of God driving Jesus into the wilderness, and of an encounter with Satan. Shortly after we read of ‘a man with an unclean spirit’ (Mark 1:23) who was heard to cried … Continue reading

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A Story of Fire

The movement of the Spirit of God across the land of Australia—the Great Southland of the Holy Spirit—has brought about some amazing changes in the communities of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders. Some of the great stories of personal … Continue reading

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What a Friend we have in Jesus

Are we friends with our Pastor? Are we really a friend of God? Can we be? Is this a helpful way to think and to speak. Scripture says, ‘while we were enemies, we were reconciled to God’ (Romans 5:10). God … Continue reading

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The Wrath of His Love

One of the most helpful small, but thoroughly well thought through treatments of the biblical notion of God’s Wrath, and of God’s Love, is found in Geoffrey Bingham’s book: ‘The Wrath of His Love”. 392_WrathOfLove   (<—- Free Download) One statement … Continue reading

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Stewards of God’s Mysteries

Those who teach the Christian faith are ‘stewards of God’s mysteries’. Think of us in this way, as servants of Christ and stewards of God’s mysteries.  (1Corinthians 4:1) When we say that something is a mystery, we often mean a puzzle—something … Continue reading

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Preached Word (NCTM)

Some of the teaching given at New Creation by Trevor Faggotter can be heard here: http://www.sermonaudio.com/speaker/Trevor_Faggotter

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