My name is Chris Thomas. I’m a fortunate husband, a father of three and Dad to five. I’m an advocate of foster care as an expression of the gospel. I’m a pastor at Raymond Terrace Community Church, a regional church based in the Hunter Valley, Australia. I mostly write about the gospel and how it informs both work and rest.

Weekend Wandering (20/1)

Weekend Wandering (20/1)

Here’s a review of some notable content I’ve been impacted by over the last week:

Sayable: Each In Its Own Season

I always expect literary genius from Lore, she never disappoints. In concrete terms, I’m a few years ahead of her in the journey of ageing and tasting the seasons of life, yet I wonder just how far I am ‘ahead’ at all; are any of us?

Desiring God: 12 Ways to Love Your Wayward Child

Perennial advice for many parents, yet especially timely for me.

Ploughman Flashback: Faith is a Crutch For the Weak

“I'm tired. I'm weak. So come at me, tell me faith is a crutch for the weak. My response? "You bet it is!""

The Right Type Of Reputation

The Right Type Of Reputation

The Peculiar Glory of Unexpected Discoveries

The Peculiar Glory of Unexpected Discoveries