About this site: Who, What, Why?
Ian is a pastor, bible teacher, author, businessman--
Oh, and a sailor!
He is a member of the ACM Network (Associated Christian Ministries) http://acm.org.au/ in Australia and Sydney's Northern Beaches Christian Centre where he regularly ministers as well as in other churches.
His hope is that this site will provide spiritual stimulus, encouragement and hope. Ian writes on Biblical subjects and comments from time to time on current and personal events in an attempt to contribute clarity and Biblical certainty.
Until we see? 'now we see but an enigma as in a glass, but then, face to face. Now I perceive but a portion; then I will know fully .....' (1 Corinthians 13:12)
What readers are saying about:
THE PLACE: Ian Heard's book adds a unique fictional aspect to the growing movement of people accepting the City of David location for the temples in Jerusalem. His perspective on how many biblical events converged at this location brings many insightful possibilities to the table. Especially moving are his heartfelt expressions of faith in and love for the prophets and the Savior of the world.
Marilyn Sams, Author: The Jerusalem Temple Mount Myth
'I Iove it, I love it!! This book is The Place to find your Place! ..... I share the view that the temple in Jerusalem was more likely to be found in the city of David rather than where the present western wall is situated.'
Barry Buirski, Celebrate Messian Ministry, Australia
THE PEOPLE: The People is an enthralling and innovative approach not only to telling old familiar stories but using narrative to portray, in a subtle but powerful way, the truth of good and evil in our world . . . There is good and evil, God and Satan, and in every human relationship/interaction and behavior a choice is to be made. The consequences, for those with the spiritual eyes to see, are clear. It is an exceptional and well written piece of work."
Allan Bull, MacQuarie University, Sydney
THE PERSON: In this absorbing read Ian Heard illustrates the beckoning heart of God encountering the hesitating heart of man at the crossroads of Wisdom and ‘Un-Wisdom’. He artfully states a tell-tale divine musing on P.20 “Many wonder at our election of a single human through whom to begin the unfolding of large purpose, but it is our way”. It’s a banquet at a table of archetypal Wisdom. Eat there slowly, linger and be fed.
Pastor Paul O'Sullivan, Northern Beaches Christian Centre Sydney, past chairman Associated Christian Ministries Australia and Founder of Northern Beaches christian School
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