Category Archives: Lifestyle

Ministry of Hospitality

A friend recently posted on his blog the following poem. The Lord God says: ‘Share your bread with the hungry, bring the homeless poor into your house, cover the naked.’ Dear Lord God, We have got new carpets, so this … Continue reading

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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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Study or the Study? What a decision.

I have had to make a semi major decision in regards to my current study demands. I wasn’t able to attend the first day of lectures last Wednesday because of being very ill. I posted about the Ethical Dilemma this … Continue reading

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The cart and the horse or is it the horse and the cart?

I have been thinking about the role of Scripture within the framework of faith. One doesn’t have to search far within cyber space to find discussions and discussions and arguments and disagreements about the nature and place of Scripture within … Continue reading

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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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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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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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