Monthly Archives: January 2012

Priests and Kings: A weird phenomena.

I find it weird that within some Christian circles, much is made out of the fact that we are all priests and kings. The point that Paul is making here is that we are all equal. There is no hierarchy  … Continue reading

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Pastors, do you wander around?

I love this quote from a interview with David Hansen author of The Art of Pastoring. The first time we met you said, “This is my philosophy of ministry: I wander around. I wander around the Bible. I wander around … Continue reading

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True hearing requires action.

There are numerous exhortations and encouragements in Scripture for us to hear God’s word and that God hears our voice. Within this context of hearing its important to note that hearing is more then just making mental note that you … Continue reading

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A big issue.

I’m convinced the biggest problem in our churches today is its failure to identify, raise up, equip, release and continually mentor existing and new leaders. The true essence of pastoral care is to build identity, to raise up, equip, release … Continue reading

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He who is for me.

This morning I woke up with the praise of the lord in my heart and on my lips. Filled with Holy Spirit expectant hope and joy, I know today is a day of triumph, for my God has triumphed over … Continue reading

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Good morning.

This morning I woke up hearing a crash, thump and bang and after reluctantly getting out of bed found that some of our stacked boxes of books had fallen over. On a more positive note. Our potential home has been … Continue reading

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Leg of lamb cooked and ready to serve–pictures tell a thousand words

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It’s roast lamb today: Time to light a fire in the back yard.

We scored a great bargain at Woolworths yesterday. The Sunday Paper had a $10 coupon off the price of a leg of lamb at all Woolworths stores. We were able to get one for $25, which meant we paid $15 … Continue reading

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The book of Hebrews- a compromise.

Dave Black has challenged me on my current belief about the authorship of Hebrews. I have believed for a while that it was Luke who was the author of the book. Yet it appears that the early church fathers – … Continue reading

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