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 (12/5)

Weekend Wandering (12/5)

A few posts worth pursuing over your weekend:

FTC: God Does Wonders With Average People

I’ve always been just one of those average guys, actually, if I’m honest, below-average in many regards. So this brief article gave me hope, hope in a God who can do amazing things with average people.

Cassie Watson: When Contentment Sneaks Up On You

I love discovering more local writers. Sydney-girl Cassie Watson peels back the layers and reveals an almost universal longing while pointing to the satisfaction she is discovering.

TGC Australia: Childproof, by Julie Lowe (A Book review)

As a parent, and one who is constantly double-guessing my strategy, this review by Wendy Lin did what all good book reviews should do — inform me. After reading this review, I’ve made a sudden calculated shuffle of my ‘read next’ list to include this book.

Treading The Path Toward Death

Treading The Path Toward Death

My Neighbour's Tree

My Neighbour's Tree