The Process of Reform

I’m currently re-reading Eugene Peterson’sbook ‘Run with the Horses’. There is a wonderful section on the process of Reform. Have a read: Jeremiah had a ringside seat in the arena of this reform. It is hardly conceivable, though, that he remained a spectator. He was not the sort of person to stand on the sidelines. He helped. He participated in the reform with his preaching. … Continue reading The Process of Reform

Navigating Change

Here are some edited notes from a recent sermon I preached at Kingsgate Community Church, Great Yarmouth   PSALM 125 Those who trust in the Lord are like Mount Zion, which cannot be shaken but endures forever. 2 As the mountains surround Jerusalem, so the Lord surrounds his people both now and forevermore. 3 The sceptre of the wicked will not remain over the land allotted to the righteous, for then the righteous might … Continue reading Navigating Change

Making much of Jesus in a growing and changing environment

On Sunday I kicked off part 1 of a three part series looking at a the culture of a church that looks to make much of Jesus in a constantly growing and changing environment. I think 2 Cor 13:14 gives us a wonderful picture of three world defining realities that are needed to shape the culture of this type of church: Grace, Love and Spirit. “May the … Continue reading Making much of Jesus in a growing and changing environment