Monthly Archives: May 2012

Finding gems in the dirt.

I received an exciting invitation yesterday to take one of the sessions in next weeks UNOH conference in Bidwell, Western Sydney next week. I have been involved in their men’s ministry for most of this year, and its been a … Continue reading

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The Armour of God. Eph 6.

Matt from Life Remixed has written a nice post on the Spiritual Armour mentioned in Ephesians 6. I have read and been taught some interesting practices about putting the Spiritual Armour on. There was a time when every morning I … Continue reading

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How should we preach?

It seems strange to me when Christians demand that for preaching to be biblical, it  must conform to a certain style of sermon delivery. For them they state that exegetical preaching is the only ‘valid’ style of preaching. Yet, does … Continue reading

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A pastoral prayer.

Father, I ask that you sustain us, your children with joy. May you strengthen us in our inner being with your might. May you give us a deepened sense of you working through, over and within us. May your presence … Continue reading

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We all have a calling / vocation

Every Christian has a vocation / calling in every aspect of life. In work and play. Thought and action. Private and public relationships. Our call to work, family and leisure is not negated by the Gospel; rather it is enhanced … Continue reading

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We are all called.

I often see, hear and read odd behaviour within Christian circles. One such oddity is that of Christians who fast, pray and intercede to God, asking him to reveal his calling to them. Sometimes they pray, fast and seek God, … Continue reading

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What is “Blue Chip?”

What is “Blue Chip?”. A blogging friend and pastor has set up a blog called Blue Chip. Its a blog that is dedicated to pastoring pastors. Go and check it out. I love Dan’s insights into Scripture and his heart … Continue reading

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Five Fold Ministry Gifts…Really?

I preached on the Five Fold Ministry Gifts this morning.  Actually I shared that there is more than 5 ministry gifts… can you guess what they are?

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The Scriptures were not written to us!

When we read Scripture, we need to ensure that we know and realise that the Scriptures were written in a specific time frame, in specific circumstances, to specific people for a specific purpose. They were not specifically written to us … Continue reading

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