King David wasn’t always King. He spent his formative years working as a shepherd. In this time, David built a personal history of worshipping God when no one was watching.
(via Redhill Music blog)Read More
Preaching is fun! We get to share the good news of Jesus with people, relying on the Holy Spirit to guide us and using our life experiences, creativity, intellect, emotion and humour. Preaching can be powerful, life-giving, life-changing. But how do we know what to preach on? Where do we start?Read More
Every year Brent and I make a point of visiting at least a couple of churches that aren’t our own, preferably those where we don’t know anyone. Having been part of churches for most of our lives, we could easily forget how it feels to be an outsider coming in...Read More
Jordan shares on 'O Come O Come Emmanuel':
"...a rich and beautiful montage of different aspects of God’s character, taking words and testimony straight from the Israelites in the Old Testament..."Read More
...While this carol is typically considered part of the ‘general festive carols’ red sack rather than the ‘gospel carols’ red sack, I can’t help but see symbolism in these ding-donging bells...Read More
Embracing the awkward in our church gatherings.
Sometimes in our church gatherings, things get 'awkward'. But rather than merely cope with these unplanned moments of awkwardness, we want to learn to embrace them.Read More
In biochemistry they talk about transition states in chemical reactions. It is the part of the reaction in between the old and the new. It is talked about as being like a stick the moment just before it snaps...Read More