The Author

Mike Raiter is the Director of the Centre for Biblical Preaching in Melbourne. He was formerly Head of Missions at Moore College and, more recently, Principal of Melbourne School of Theology.  Mike spent 11 years working in Pakistan, largely in theological education.  He is married to Sarah and they have 4 children (Joel, Nate, Pippa and Lauren). He is the author of over 35 books and articles, most notably the 2004 Australian Christian Book of the Year, Stirring of the Soul.

The Christmas Preacher

There are numerous benefits of preaching at Christmas.  Carols services—normally attract many people who only come to church once a year. This presents us with

Mansions In The Sky? Rethinking John 14:2

It’s one of our most loved Bible verses. It’s

Praying Other People’s Prayers

“Lord, teach us to pray” (Luke 11:1). There are

The Slow Killing of Congregational Singing

Here is a great historical irony. Fifty years ago