Archive for February, 2009

Calling a Pastor

February 25th, 2009

Calling someone to come and be the Pastor of your church can be an interesting time for a congregation. I have been part of a church who have called someone to come and do the job and I have actually been on the other end when the church called me and my family. Throughout this […]

More connected to older style church

February 23rd, 2009

Recently my wife, kids and I have started attending an older style church in town. One that has hymns and choruses, prayers of interecession, old pews, stained glass windows, hymn books and many years of tradition. I have found that I have really enjoyed it too! One thing that I have especially enjoyed is the […]

Why I love the Old Testament

February 20th, 2009

For Christians I think it can be hard to read and study the Old Testament (OT) at times. There are so many things that we don’t understand or that don’t relate to our 21st century culture. There are lots of rules that seem impossible to follow and there is the animals sacrifices. I was one […]

Balancing the tensions

February 17th, 2009

One of the things I have been reflecting on lately is balancing the tensions we can sometimes experience in the Christian walk. Not tension in a bad sense, but some of the things we might experience as we commit to living out the faith we have in Christ. Here’s a few of the tensions I […]

Dancing in the Dark

February 14th, 2009

I was looking through the latest Koorong catalogue this morning and I came across a book by Graham Buxton. Graham was one of my lecturers last year for two of the subjects I did at Tabor – Pastoral Ministry and Ministry of the Holy Spirit. I really learnt a lot in these two subjects. The […]