After many cycles of spiritual growth and dryness in my own life, I have learned the value of ‘banking’ spiritual graces.
This week’s 5 Minute Friday prompt is ‘Connect’ Go: Your mind is amazing, far more powerful than the most sophisticated computer ever constructed. Your brain can quickly and constantly adjust to the ever-changing environment around and within […]
Christians like to claim we are peaceful, sadly we are not. If you want to witness heated debate, parliament is a good place to find it. If you want to see nasty, divisive debate, go […]
For the last month I have been rostered on weekends at work, so it was great to be able to go to church this Sunday. During our worship it occurred to me that some of […]
After writing this post and submitting it for publishing, I realised that it does not fully reflect my thinking on the topic. Do read the two comments below the main body of the post as […]
Netted recently: Tim Keller discusses why Martyn Lloyd Jones thought it is important to be present when a sermon is preached rather than just listening to it on an ipod or viewing the YouTube video: […]
We are all inclined to boast, some are more subtle than others. Paul really goes for it in Colossians 1:17-18, starting with a John-like comment about Christ existing before all things and holding everything together, […]
As a member of a ‘lay’ preaching team in our small church family, I have found that the benefit to me of preaching far outweighs the inconvenience and late nights needed to fulfill this role. […]