Category Archives: life experience

Personal experience and doctrine.

We do the Scriptures a disservice when we discount the power of personal experience in forming doctrine. I have read and heard it said that the Scriptural narrative accounts are not to be used to form doctrine; instead we should … Continue reading

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A week or so in focus.

I have an interesting life, and its one that I never know what is going to happen from one day to the next. This previous week is one such week in which I thought I would share some of its … Continue reading

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2 days away. The good, the bad and the plain ugly.

We had a interesting trip away down to the Australian Capitol. It was interesting because it had a mixture of good, bad and ugly. It took us three hours driving to get to Canberra and we went straight to the … Continue reading

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I am arrogant enough to believe the Gospel message. Are you?

A commentator made the following comment in a previous post;   To take another tack, do you realize just how extraordinarily arrogant you must be to honestly believe that the creator of the universe took the time to make his … Continue reading

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We went for a drive today.

From time to time we will go on an adventure of the unknown. I say unknown, because we truly don’t know where we are going. We don’t know what it is we will do. Nor do we know how long … Continue reading

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Bullying, fighting and a right of passage.

Kenny Rogers sung a famous line from a song called The coward of the Country, and that is sometimes you have to fight to be a man. Deep down I am a pacifist. I don’t like fighting, though over the … Continue reading

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The problem with visions is that they are always too small.

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Shattered

We have been preaching through the book of Mark at church in the morning service and I had the privilege of  preaching the 2nd last sermon of the series…which I entitled  “Where is God when we feel forsaken” The text … Continue reading

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Saving Face or Faith?

I believe the time has come for the church and its members to do a lot of deep soul searching into the realm of ‘Face’ or ‘Faith.’ Face portrays to the world that all is well in my world.. Faith … Continue reading

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