A CONFESSION OF A CHURCH REVITALISATION PASTOR. Often rugby players leave the pitch having been hit so many times in big tackles that it is the equivalent of a car crash, this is Church revitalization. I am not nearly experienced enough to comment on this, however what I have experienced over the last 2 years (nearly) of ministry in a context ... Continue Reading
Are You Lost Or Found?
http://www.pinehurst.org.uk/2016-sermons.html You will need to scroll down on the link to listen to this sermon. SUNDAY 28TH AUGUST 2016 THEME: Are You Lost Or Found? PASSAGE: Luke 19:1-10 SPEAKER: GERALD WHITE ... Continue Reading
These men who have turned the world upside down
http://www.eastneychurch.org.uk/www/Messages.html These men who have turned the world upside down have come here also. Text Acts 17:1-15 Location: Eastney Evangelical Church Portsmouth Date: June 19th 2016 ... Continue Reading
The Hand of God in the History of Joseph
Title: The hand of God in the history of Joseph Key Text: Genesis 50:15-26 Location: Lansdowne Baptist Church Date: August 1st 2016 ... Continue Reading
Speak up Millennials
“Have you no wish for others to be saved? Then you're not saved yourself, be sure of that!” ― C.H.Spurgeon Some short Saturday thoughts. Many of the social media posts that I see on Facebook and Twitter from 'millennials' today have nothing to say on the excellencies of Christ. Nothing to say of their salvation, nothing to say of His grace, ... Continue Reading
Spurgeon wasn’t remembered for how great Spurgeon was, but for how great his God was
"Remember your leaders, those who spoke to you the word of God. Consider the outcome of their way of life, and imitate their faith. Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever." - Hebrews 13:7-8 Why is the author of Hebrews encouraging us to remember our leaders, to consider their conduct and to imitate their faith? They spoke ... Continue Reading
HEADSHIP DEFINED BY GRACE.
Headship is the divine calling of a husband to take primary responsibility for Christlike, servant leadership, protection, and provision in the home. - John Piper John Piper has been such a model to me in leading the family and the church and is spot-on in the above quote. Leading the family is not easy and has been something God has broken ... Continue Reading
Books I enjoyed in 2015
“Reading is more important to me than eating." - John Piper. As a dyslexic book worm I love it when people post book recommendations, granted it takes time to read and process the words, pages, chapters and books but I love it. Not for the sake of academia, but for the sake of knowing God and myself in relation to God. Nothing beats (or ... Continue Reading
How can I truly know God?
“And now, O Lord God, you are God, and your words are true.” – 2 Samuel 7:28 As an early Christian I asked myself, “How can I truly know God?” I allowed the philosophies and ideologies of the day to influence my knowledge of God and myself. I was blinded by what tickled my itching ears and what my heart believed to be right in ... Continue Reading
To be created is to be related to God.
"WE CAN NEVER REALLY SEEK GOD IN EARNEST UNTIL WE BEGIN TO DESPAIR OF OURSELVES." - JOHN CALVIN In my personal study Jeremiah 9:23-24 has been pressing into my proud heart of flesh. It's so easy to trust in ourselves, our own works, wisdom, might and riches. I've been a Christian for 20 years now and I still battle with depending on self for ... Continue Reading