‘“Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit”’ (Matthew 28:19 NASB) I believe the words of Jesus in Matthew 28:19 demonstrate the importance and value he places on baptism. On the eve of his ascension to heaven, Jesus declared that the defining mark of his followers would be baptism. Baptism was … Continue reading 1 in 300: Baptism
I’m often asked, What do you teach about giving? and Do you believe in tithing? Here are my answers: We don’t talk much about tithing at Life Church. To be clear, tithing is a biblical idea, and even Jesus honoured the Pharisees for their commitment to tithing their mint, dill and cumin. However Jesus also said ‘Woe to you’ – in modern language, ‘Buddy, you’re in trouble!’ Why? Because they had neglected … Continue reading 1 in 300: What does Life Church teach about giving
As I continue our 1 in 300 series, I want to attempt to explain what it means to be charismatic. First, it doesn’t mean blowing your theological brains out and joining some freaky fringe group that likes men in white suits (Did I go a bit far there?). It also has nothing to do with preferring guitars and drums in the band to violins and cellos. So … Continue reading 1 in 300: What does it mean to be charismatic?
series of articles, each answering one big question in 300 words. Can I do it? Read on … 1: What is grace? Today I’m kicking off a new series called 1 in 300, which is my attempt to try and answer a big and meaty question in just 300 words. Yes, you read that right: Adam is only going to use 300 words! (And please note that these introductory words have not … Continue reading 1 in 300: What is Grace?