What is the gospel? Take your average Christian out of the average evangelical church in the nation today (I don’t suppose the non-evangelical ones would be too bothered about being kept out of the way for this one) and they might say something like: the good news of Jesus Christ; the story of Jesus’ life; … More What is the gospel?
This isn’t a developed thought, but in thinking about the fact that Jesus managed to pretty much rock the world with just three years’ ministry, I got thinking about what we ought to do if we wanna change the world too. I guess there’s a number of things, but one thing He did primarily, was … More Turning the world upside-down
I feel like I should say something special to commemorate post no. 99. (Not post no. 100 – that would be too clichéd) But those who know me will know I’m not usually the type who says something just for the sake of it. So what can I say? Only what’s on my mind at … More Post #99
Every once in a while, I stumble across a little gem, something nice and tasty – a nugget shall we say – in the Bible. This morning was one such occasion. I was going over some notes in my Bible around 1 Kings and I saw that I’d made a note to ‘see the Kingdom’ … More Solomon’s kingdom – nugget
There’s not much to this post. Just that the other day, in the context of a mission that we have going on at the moment, when I thought about Jesus in the Gospels, two things struck me without me even really thinking about it (in other words, the Lord spoke to me): purity, and power. … More Purity and Power
I first wrote about something like this in one of my early blogs, “Overwhelmed by need, focussed by hope” which was more specifically about my trip to Thailand two years ago. There I witnessed so many disabled and needy children cramped into government homes with such sparse care available to them, and was needless to … More Why your calling matters
We have a great history as Christians. True, there are some dark parts to the history of the church, but for the most part when looking at those who really most desired to follow closely the pattern of Jesus, we do have an ancestry to be proud of. Space won’t allow me here to detail … More Looking for a better day