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day-off goodness

things that were good about my Friday. a lazy non-alarm-clock start to the day……amen! catching up on the world, via my copy of the church times. Ancient-future, sort-of! making cups of tea for my poorly wife. having a giggle with my sister on the phone, as her three gorgeous children navigate our childhood home! a […]

five on Friday

“Are you tired? Worn out? Burned out on religion? Come to me. Get away with me and you’ll recover your life. I’ll show you how to take a real rest. Walk with me and work with me—watch how I do it. Learn the unforced rhythms of grace. I won’t lay anything heavy or ill-fitting on […]

five on Friday

C. S. Lewis when commentating on the Psalms:- “The duty exists for the delight. When we carry out our “religious duties” we are like people digging channels in a waterless land, in order that when at last the water comes, it may find them ready. I mean, for the most part. There are happy moments, […]

five on Friday

“More than anything else, the Holy Spirit wants you to know deep down that you are infinitely loved by a beautiful, good and loving God whose human face we have seen in Jesus Christ!” Trevor Hudson 1 ten missional living practicalities! 2 lament, worship and pastoral potential. Lets make it connect!! 3 best approach to bible commentaries. 4 some of the most beautiful […]

five on Friday

AW Tozer said it this way:- “Most of us go through life praying a little, planning a little, jockeying for position, hoping but never being quite certain of anything, and always secretly afraid that we will miss the way. This is a tragic waste of truth and never gives rest to the heart. There is […]

five on Friday

Mike Breen says it this way:- “The church is the effect of discipleship, not the cause of it. For most pastors, the operating system is not discipleship, but the church. The problem: the church is not the operating system of Jesus. The Gospel was meant to be simple, but hard. We’ve made it complicated, but […]

five on Friday

its a new day and a new end-of-week opportunity for fresh grace! “Grace beckons us to new places in our lives, to become new persons shaped by the love of Christ.” Pete Scazzero. 1 the me, me, me generation article from Time Magazine is well worth a read 2 radical missional Christianity through the lens […]

five on Friday

Few things are more destructive to God’s work than angry Christian leaders: beware!  1 How to prioritise a productive day: don’t be a victim to load, speed or artificial efficiency! 2 Don’t doubt it: children’s ministry is intentional discipleship. 3 10 best rejected book titles! Have a giggle. 4 still to be persuaded: but here’s […]

Five on Friday

more AW Tozer goodness:- “Trying to be happy without God’s presence is like trying to have a bright day without the sun.” 1 Jealousy and regret are great teachers, by Shauna Niequest 2 Andy Flannigan’s great music video:- The Reason 3 Oprah Winfrey and Rick Warren offer us a ten-minute summary of faith lived. 4 […]

five on Friday

“The work of God is not done through strength and efficiency but through those who, having encountered Jesus, leak out the love they have received.” ++Justin 1 What is charismatic anyhow? Definition goodness from Rick Ienolliano 2′Dad you’re nicer without your iPhone!‘ an accessory freer life!? 3 the tone of pastoral leadership, is one of my long-held convictions! 4 […]

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