Be with Jesus

By |2012-12-13T17:51:39+00:00December 19th, 2012|church life, coaching, discipleship, faith, leadership, theology|

......in everyplace and every situation or in the words of Oswald Chambers, "it is inbred in us that we have to do exceptional things for God; but we have not. We have to be exceptional in the ordinary things, to be holy in the means streets, among mean people, and this is not learned in five minutes." Learn it, live it, feel it, ache and thrill in it.... With Jesus in every place and every situation. Kick out any compartmentalised thinking. Invite and seek Jesus in everything. Let the Holy Spirit invade every part....... or as AW Tozer said:- "The heart [...]

the distance?

By |2012-01-09T09:41:49+00:00January 2nd, 2012|discipleship, faith, theology|

At the start of this new year these words are ringing in my ears, “He is not far from any one of us.” What is the distance between you and God? Not far. So many of us have been told of the chasm between Holy God and sinful man, and I’m sure that’s true in some respect. Yet Paul spoke these Acts 17 words to people who did not care whether Paul’s God was real or not. He spoke to pagans with no regard for the holiness of God and no awareness of their own sin. He told them that [...]