Monthly Archives: February 2011

The top 50 Biblio bloggers are…..

Jim West has come first again groan in the blogging popularity stakes….quickly followed by Joel Watts and a close third by the team over at the Near Emmaus blog. T.C from New Leaven appeared in the list and so well … Continue reading

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Back to the books! – Wisdom Literature

I have had a somewhat eclectic few months of blogging while enjoying the summer break from study. Before then I had a regular blogging theme on the Minor Prophets, a subject that I really enjoyed.  Today marks the return to … Continue reading

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How to encourage one another: an example from Paul.

I love to encourage people and I like to be encouraged by others also. One of my frequent prayers is Lord; cause me to be an encourager to others. During the weekend I was at the local skate park and … Continue reading

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Is 2 Peter a key to understanding Paul?

This passage of Scripture stood out to me in my morning reading. 14 So then, dear friends, since you are looking forward to this, make every effort to be found spotless, blameless and at peace with him. 15 Bear in … Continue reading

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A Call to Response–Modern Day Slavery.

Last Friday night; my wife and I visited a Churches of Christ, church in Kingsway, Sydney Australia along with many others from our church; making the 90 minute drive into Sydney to attend a Call to Response movie night. The topic … Continue reading

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Contentment = Peace….

I posted an article on Unsettled Christianity about how contentment leads to peace and how you can’t have peace if you’re in a state of dis-contentedness. Is that actually a word?

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Pray for New Zealand; all I can do is groan!

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Great time of Celebration.

In January I posted about an upcoming month of celebration of a Inter life church in Ingleburn. We were intending to visit next Sunday; but my wife was asked to lead worship at church and so I went along last … Continue reading

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Do you want to preach better?

Brian Leport has posted a serious of interesting lectures by Richard Hays. Richard is speaking at a Pastoral Winter School held at George W. Truett Theological Seminary They have provided a link to all the audio and video recordings of … Continue reading

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Taking a matter to the church elders.

This week has been an interesting on; to say the least. I don’t want to say a lot about the particular circumstances; rather my intent is about what I did about it. Church discipline is an interesting sphere for me … Continue reading

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