Title: Gospel Transformation from the book of Romans. Key text: Romans 12:1-2. Location: Lansdowne Baptist Church Date: March 7th 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
Am I getting my Church high?
"Many people go to church, not to learn the truths of God's Word, but to get an emotional high." - John MacArthur Sadly Church over time has become soft and flabby here in the UK and across Europe when it comes to God's word, it has exchanged the truth and tough teachings of Scripture for a worldly lie that exchanges knowledge for emotions, no ... Continue Reading
Evangelism lessons by Daniel Sturridge
"I love you. Jesus, I will praise your name forever" - Daniel Sturridge England and Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge has been getting a lot of media attention in the last couple of years for his goals, skill on the ball and for his evangelism. Yes you read that right; the 24 year old's evangelism is simple yet effective. After scoring in ... Continue Reading
Book Review: ‘Growing Up’ by Robby Gallaty
“I’ve come to realise that when people don’t know what to do, they don’t do anything” - Robby Gallaty Robby is the Senior Pastor of Brainerd Baptist Church, a Southern Baptist church located in the Belvoir community of Chattanooga, TN. In Growing Up Robby shares vulnerably his rocky past of drug addiction and shares how Jesus used this and ... Continue Reading
The Gospel Plant
"The heart of the gospel is redemption, and the essence of redemption is the substitutionary sacrifice of Christ. They who preach this truth preach the gospel" - Charles Haddon Spurgeon What is the Gospel? The gospel is God's reconciling work in Christ, that through His life death and resurrection, God is making all things new for those who ... Continue Reading