Tag Archives: Love

Rethinking ministry.

During December a number of things caught me by surprise. A family issue saw me dropping things to take my son on a mini road trip through our Snowy Mountain regions. Lack of cash over the Christmas period got me … Continue reading

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Simply put, we are called to love.

Lisa Robinson has written an excellent blog article on Parchment and Pen called, Can We Stop Fearing Love, linking to a article on Christianity Today.  She writes,  I observe that Christians of the conservative stripe, who really care about not losing truth and sound … Continue reading

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Radical Evil or Radical Love.

I read this quote this morning by Gustavo Gutierrez, who is a Roman Catholic theologian working with the poor in Lima. He says. Because sin is radical evil, it can be conquered only by the grace of God and the … Continue reading

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Within our modern church context, what are the pastoral implications of 1 Cor 13:13.

Part 1 Abstract In this essay I look at the pastoral implications of 1 Cor 13:13 and why it is that love is considered greater than faith and hope. I did this this by reflecting on the history and background … Continue reading

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The cave

There are days when we feel like crawling into a cave and not come out. There are days when we feel like curling up into a ball and disengage from the world. – If you feel like this, remember you … 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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My prayer for change.

I like to write my prayers. I find that writing my prayers helps me to think about what it is I am praying, how I am praying and why I am praying. This is the prayer I prayed and reflected … Continue reading

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Movie: Red Dog.

I was given the movie Red Dog for Christmas. It was loosely based on a true story about a Red Kelpie dog that lived in the outback of Australia. I have owned two Red Kelpies among many other dogs over … Continue reading

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The pastors role is to teach God’s people to see.

I believe one of the integral roles of the pastor is to be a person who see’s. Within the framework of seeing, the pastor is to be a person who teaches the congregation to see. For we are called to … Continue reading

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The resurrection.

The question about the resurrection of Christ has to be one of the most significant and important questions one can ever ask. Within the framework of intellectual honesty; it cannot be dismissed with glib answers. The Apostle Paul said that … Continue reading

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