How do you write a belief statement for a local church? For me there were at least three guiding principles when I penned the belief statement below: Generosity: So much of what we as a local church believe, is shared by millions and millions of Chrisitan across the denominational spectrum and with brothers and sisters who have followed Jesus throughout history. We’re not trying to … Continue reading Visulising belief
This article was first published on our church website READ In the last days, God says, I will pour out my Spirit on all people.Your sons and daughters will prophesy, your young men will see visions, your old men will dream dreams. Even on my servants, both men and women, I will pour out my Spirit in those days, and they will prophesy.” (Acts 2:17-18) THINK In … Continue reading Acts 2: Being Charismatic
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?