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Jason loves to communicate God's word both in the local church and at conferences and retreats. Jason has been involved with Worship Music since 1996 and InFocus since 2005. Jason has degrees in theology, music, accounting, and research and is currently a PhD candidate and lecturer in the College of Business, Law, and Governance at James Cook University, Cairns. Jason is also a pastor at CrossPoint Church. You can contact Jason at email@example.com.
9/11: A Memorial By Jason Harris When I sat through History of Civilisation class in 2000, the biggest event in modern history was Pearl Harbour. People used to ask "where were you when you heard about the attack on Pearl Harbour?" Today, we ask a different question. September 11, 2001, 9.55 am: I walk into my Biblical Foundations class at university and overhear a classmate saying something about a terrorist strike. I also hear something about the World Trade Centre towers falling. People shouldn't joke about things like that. Imagine what that would be like, a skyscraper falling... just over an hour later I stand watching the news in the huge university amphitorium. The vivid, big-screen flashes of terror will never leave my mind. Less than six weeks later I stand at ground zero, looking... Read more
Probably all of us would like to think that our life would make a difference in some way. Thinking about all the things we cannot change is both sobering and humbling. Whether it be a father with his son, a pastor with his people, or a discipler with his diciplee, the change that matters is never something that we can do on our own. We can convince someone to make outward changes, but change in the spiritual realm is something that requires the Holy Spirit's working in the heart. The following lines were intended to be an article on this topic, but just kind of came out differently. (more…) Read more
By Jason Harris The Definition of Anger The Macquarie Dictionary defines anger as "Strongly felt displeasure aroused by real or supposed wrongs, often accompanied by an impulse to retaliate." Websters Dictionary defines anger as "A strong emotion; a feeling that is oriented toward some real or supposed grievance." So anger is a strong emotion of displeasure aroused by a real or imagined offence. I become angry when I am actually, or perceive myself to have been, wronged. (more…) Read more