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 [...]

Bethlehem

By |2012-12-13T17:25:26+00:00December 17th, 2012|church life, discipleship, faith, leadership, personal, theology|

So Joseph also went up from the town of Nazareth in Galilee to Judea, to Bethlehem the town of David, because he belonged to the house and line of David. Luke 2 v 4 Bethlehem was like any other town in the hills of Judea. Yet, it was the birthplace of the greatest king of Israel, David, and one thousand years later, the Messiah. How does such honour come to the ordinary? Were the people of this town particularly worthy? Was there some great strategic advantage to where it lay? Were the people of Bethlehem politically savvy, having a long [...]