Archive for October, 2014

Sowing into good soil

October 30th, 2014

Over the past few years I have increasingly felt the need to sow into good soil – that is ministries who are making a real difference in the world. Some of my favourite are Compassion, Bible League and Vision FM. Each of these send regular updates of the real difference in the lives of those […]

The five leadership functions of Jesus

October 28th, 2014

I just read a really good post from Floyd McClung on the five leadership functions of Jesus. Floyd is one of the authors of one of my favourite books “Starting a House Church”. I have put the five points below, but I would encourage you to read the whole article. It has a lot of […]

Lessons from Psalm 139

October 26th, 2014

I was reading Psalm 139 this morning. As I read four things really stood out to me. If I was preaching today this would be the main points of my message. 1. God really knows us “You have searched me, Lord, and you know me. 2 You know when I sit and when I rise; you perceive […]

What does abundant life mean to me?

October 25th, 2014

I was talking recently with a friend about Jesus’ words in John 10:10. The ones where He says that He came to give us abundant life. It was an interesting conversation. Today I thought I would share what abundant life means to me. 1. Salvation – I like knowing that I am going to heaven […]

The Radical Disciple by John Stott

October 20th, 2014

One of the books I read in the last year is The Radical Disciple by John Stott. I really enjoyed it and got a lot out of it. One of the things I liked about the book was knowing it was the last one he wrote while in hospital. It was his farewell to writing […]