Evangelistic Imperative

‘Not called!’ did you say? ‘Not heard the call,’ I think you should say. Put your ear down to the Bible, and hear Him bid you go and pull sinners out of the fire of sin. Put your ear down to the burdened, agonized heart of humanity, and listen to… Read MoreEvangelistic Imperative »

Blistered, Ripped and Bled

I’ve just found this video which features a fantastic Easter poem performed by John Goode. It formed the end of the Good Friday service at Buckhead Church in Atlanta.  I know it’s a little late for Easter (although we are still in the season of Easter) but the message of… Read MoreBlistered, Ripped and Bled »

Twitter Updates…

has had some time off this evening with Tracy and glass of red wine – now back to the dissertation for another couple of hours. has had a distracted morning (more on that later) but is now easing into writing his Dissertation :o) is feeling very sleepy, but doesn’t have… Read MoreTwitter Updates… »

Second Glance

“perhaps true beauty is something that draws our attention at second glance, once the judgement of a first glance has realised it’s mistake”

In Process

We are not yet what we should be, but we are growing toward it. The process is not yet finished but it is going on. This is not the end, but this is the road. Everything does not yet gleam in glory, but everything is in process of being purified.… Read MoreIn Process »

Faith Keeps Hope Alive

“We separated the babies and unfortunately, after separation of the babies, Hope’s lungs were too small to support her breathing and circulation. “So eventually she died because of a lung condition and in reality what happened before is that the lungs of Faith were somehow supporting Hope,” he said. Source:… Read MoreFaith Keeps Hope Alive »

Back-Handed Compliment?

The following was said to me recently after I finished leading our Brigade service: I’m just not sure about you being called to your home Church.  I think you should be seeking somewhere with a much larger Youth Ministry. You’re good; too good for us. – {withheld} Interesting theology wrapped… Read MoreBack-Handed Compliment? »

Seize the Moment

Jesus was only ever able to seize the moment because He spent so much time in prayer and in the presence of His Father.  Jesus spent hours every day in personal spiritual preparation.  Then, when He had a relational encounter, He was spiritually aware enough to see straight into the… Read MoreSeize the Moment »