Thanking God for His providence over many decades, slowly heading along the path Christ is leading. As a result, and I trust that this is true for most of us sojourners, the desired outcome is that we all have a testimony – our own unique Continue Reading
All through history God has preserved and encouraged faithful people. The organic presence and growth of the first century Churches of God did not manifest in great cathedrals or elaborate liturgy, but in a variety of simple, family, house churches scattered throughout the known world! Continue Reading
John Piper uploaded an insightful message about an hour ago. Having watched it during breakfast, and talked about it with my wife Rebecca, I think it capably speaks to the very heart of the Gospel!
Take a 30 minute sermon shared about a month ago which focussed on the two great characteristics of Jesus: “Grace and Truth”, and later present it as an eleven minute sermonette. And then, if that’s not enough, distill it even further to just four minutes! Trust you’re Continue Reading
We have lived in a time of unprecedented wealth, peace and prosperity. The phenomenal rise of Western success, dominance and affluence is really quite unmatched historically. However, things aren’t as they seem anymore. Ask the man in the street, and he’ll probably agree that we Continue Reading
Occasionally I am asked the reasons why I wrote “Hope of the Resurrection”. Others enquire in particular about the nuances of the second resurrection. The scriptures are quite clear about those who reject Christ, in Jesus’ day and in ours. (I had originally intended, with Continue Reading
That’s quite a statement! There is no alternative hope, no other guarantee, and thankfully no other option.
I normally reserve this space for gentler, perhaps more spiritualÂ topics. And so I felt a little notorious by uploading a short video yesterday of the Rebels motorcycle club. All of a sudden,Â some 1000 bikies on their noisy Harley DavidsonsÂ cameÂ thundering through the wheatbelt town of Cunderdin Continue Reading
The Right Side of History – thinking carefully about discipleship.
Click here to listen Things are about to heat up. Jesus knew what he had to do, and what was coming. We see him among his closest friends; weâ€™re privy to two sistersâ€™ heart and soul; we see Jesusâ€™ moistened eyes when weeping openly and, Continue Reading