The Author

Chris Thomas serves as the Teaching Pastor of Raymond Terrace Community Church in the Hunter Valley of NSW, Australia. Chris’s desire is to see the church captivated by the glory of God and equipped for all that God has planned to accomplish through her. Chris met his wife while on short term mission, and is now the proud father to three boys and two girls. Having been raised in far North Queensland, it is not uncommon to see Chris sitting bare-foot around a camp fire with a hot cup of coffee in his hand. You can follow him on Twitter at @cbthomas76, or read his blog at

Pastoral Lessons From The Barber Chair

The buzz of conversation is constant. Friends greet each other while strangers smile warmly. Everyone is welcome here. As I enter the room I’m

‘Do-Gooder’ Christianity?

There’s a kind of Christianity that seems too saccharine—too sickly

4 Things I’ve Learned About Preaching

Ephesians 4:11 (ESV) And he gave the apostles, the

God Of Your Grief

There are countless causes for grief. Silent grief occurs

The Pillars That Grace Built

Chris Thomas concludes his two-part reflection on law and