When was the last time you read First John? One of the remarkable things about this short letter is the relational potency to John’s writing. He uses phrases such as: Dear friends Dear children Fathers Young men This letter drips with family culture. The question that must be asked, when we see this relational topography to this letter is, does my life, ministry and church … Continue reading “Dear Friends”
Here are a few reasons why I journal almost every day. 1. It slows me down2. It helps me to think more clearly about the Bible3. It helps me to pray in light of what I have just read.4. It helps me to be more honest about the inner motivations of my heart.5. It works as a gauge for reading the inner health of my … Continue reading Why I Journal
The following was first published on our church website. READ “The seventh lot came out for the tribe of Dan according to its clans…” (v4) 27 Now you are the body of Christ, and each one of you is a part of it. (1 Cor 12:27) THINK Unless you’re Dan, I think it would be easy to skip over this chapter, because most of what … Continue reading Joshua 19: Dan and his gang
Here is a short article I’ve just written on our church website: https://www.wearekingsgate.org/keeping-the-main-thing-the-main-thing/ Continue reading Keeping the main thing, the main thing
A great article in the New York Times, brought to my attention by a good friend Phil Whittall. http://mobile.nytimes.com/2015/09/27/opinion/sunday/stop-googling-lets-talk.html?_r=0&referer=https://t.co/x9U5C79nLc Continue reading Stop Googling. Let’s Talk
A clear and respectful answer by Albert Mohler http://www.albertmohler.com/2015/12/18/do-christians-and-muslims-worship-the-same-god/ Continue reading Do Christians and Muslims worship the same God?
Here is a brilliant article by Sam Storms on the relationship between faith and healing. The following is a small excerpt to wet your appetite: we must recognize that the “belief” or “faith” here is not a case of a Christian forcing himself to believe what he does not really believe. It is not a wrenching of one’s brain, a coercing of one’s will, a … Continue reading Sam Storms on Faith and healing