Tag Archives: God

Understanding the word as being God breathed.

I have been thinking a fair bit about what does the Bible mean as being God’s word. And what do we mean by the Bible being inerrant. Within this context, I have been thinking about how can the Bible be … 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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My prayer for you today!

My prayer for you this morning is that you will abound in the knowledge of God’s love. That you will experience his transforming presence and that his peace cover you like a blanket.

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Spiritual gifts and callings.

During this mornings devotion, the following verse stood out to me like a neon light from Romans. Rom 9:16  So then it depends not on human will or exertion, but on God, who has mercy. This verse ultimately is talking … Continue reading

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Pastoral leadership.

Pastoral leadership is all about God and is all about people. The goals of pastoral leadership are the connecting bridges between God and his people. And within this schema the overriding goal of all pastoral leadership must be one that … Continue reading

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Preaching that connects.

I believe that our preachers need to be preachers who connect. To connect with those we are preaching to, we need to  know  their narrative story. Who are we preaching to. What are their age. What is their current circumstances. … Continue reading

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Christ the peace maker….a tough act to follow.

Being a peace maker when your surrounded with those who are like minded and those who love you is easy. Being a peace maker when your surrounded with those who are not likeminded and loving towards you is not so … Continue reading

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My confusion and distress before, on and after Sept 11.

It’s often asked what were you doing on September 11. I remember the day well. I had come out of the hallway and heard the TV say a plane had flown into the twin towers. Without giving it much thought … Continue reading

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3 stories of miracles for finances……

It was my weekend to have the boys and it has been hot. At one time the thermomotor hit over 40 degrees Celsius.  We went to the local pool on Saturday afternoon; which was a great place to cool off. … Continue reading

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Old Earth / Young Earth Discussion

  Carson T. Clark shows how most of these discussions pan out. He avoids the issue if possible, knowing in general it would be fruitless and destructive. He does a brilliant parody how those conversations go and have a look … Continue reading

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