following

By |2015-07-17T16:00:56+00:00July 14th, 2015|church life, coaching, discipleship, faith, leadership, personal, theology, writing|

Jesus is what matters most...... Yet many things distract from this...... Matthew 4v19 says it plain in capturing the words of Jesus, "Follow Me!" When I was prepping, I read an old classic lengthy sermon transcript from CH Spurgeon. Here's some excerpts:-   "Every believer here wants to be useful. If he does not, I take leave to question whether he can be a true believer in Christ. Well, then, if you want to be really useful, here is something for you to do to that end:- "Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men."................The direction is very distinct [...]

this or that….

By |2013-08-03T14:32:14+00:00September 1st, 2013|church life, discipleship, faith, personal, theology, Uncategorized|

During a sermon on 1 Peter 2 v 7, Charles Spurgeon made this timeless statement, “Every Christian here is either a missionary or an imposter.” A disciple of Christ is a life of purpose. Marked by intent, service and by prayer for the people God has sent us to. Our communities, our cities and our neighbourhoods desperately need the life-giving renewal that flows from Christ’s life, death and resurrection. Praying for the mission of God in our lives, networks and workplaces is one of the beautiful ways we join God in His renewal and redemption of our city. Let us be people who are marked [...]

love shines

By |2013-02-01T12:53:50+00:00February 12th, 2013|church life, coaching, discipleship, faith, leadership, personal, theology|

"The love which the early Christians felt towards the Lord was not a quiet emotion which they hid within themselves in the secret chamber of their souls, and which they only spake of when they met on the first day of the week, and sang hymns in honor of Christ Jesus the crucified, but it was a passion with them of such a vehement and all-consuming energy, that it was visible in their actions, spoke in their common talk, and looked out of their eyes even in their commonest glances. Love to Jesus was a flame which fed upon the [...]