Category Archives: Personal identity

personal observations and thoughts about identity.

Who do you think you are?

My wife and I have been doing a 7 week marriage enrichment course and last night we we continued with the theme of “Who am I.” Within this context, last night we reflected on the issues of personal identity and … Continue reading

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Personal identity and the church.

On the 3rd of August 2010 I wrote a post here about my intention to do a series of posts about identity and the church.  I had been writing a fair bit about personal identity at that point in time, … Continue reading

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Do you want to preach / teach better?

I believe that for us as preachers and teachers to become truly fruitful and effective in our preaching; we have to become great story tellers. By story telling, I mean that we become living agents of God’s love. For its only when we … Continue reading

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When God shows up; the ME gets turned upside down into WE!

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Excitement for a new daily record is short lived.

I looked at my stat’s counter this afternoon and was excited; for according to the stats I broke my record for daily views. However when I looked closer; nearly 1/2 of those stat’s were from a spam site… It goes … Continue reading

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Turning 44…

I turned 44 on Tuesday. It’s an interesting experience to hit your 40’s and realise your not a young adult any more. When it was coming up for my 40th; I decided I didn’t want a 40th birthday, instead I … Continue reading

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In Jesus name….

I have observed an interesting phenomenon within Christian circles regarding the practice of prayer and how the words “…in Jesus name we pray!” must be included in the prayer to be valid. It seems that unless we add this words, God will … Continue reading

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Are you self sufficient or a global communicative member?

Its 1:49am… I’m up and about having woken up from a coughing fit. It’s way to early in the morning to write anything nearly coherent; so excuse my ramble….yet for some reason I was thinking about the idea of individuality … Continue reading

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Pastors of significance.

During the course of my life I have encountered a number of Pastors / Church groups who have helped my significantly in my faith journey. Here is a Chronological order of what they have meant to me.. Ages 6-13 Went … Continue reading

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Being Christ Centred

  Tom asks; In the current church culture there is a lot of talk about being Christ centred. The question to ask is does this mean believing a set of propositions…or does it go deeper and means to live as … Continue reading

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