My ultimate allegiance

“Listen to how the fourth-century Roman historian Eusebius described the early Christian named Sanctus, when Sanctus stood before his torturers in the year AD 177: “with such determination did he stand up to their onslaughts that he would not tell them his own name, race, and birthplace or whether he was slave or free. To every question re replied, in Latin, ‘I am a Christian.’ … Continue reading My ultimate allegiance

Making Much Of Jesus

Over the last term, at Kingsgate Community Church, I spoke about three glorious world altering cultures found in the benediction  in 2 Corinthians 13:14: May the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with you all. These cultures are: A community of people who express the extravigant and life transforming nature of grace … Continue reading Making Much Of Jesus

10 & 1/2 reasons: Making much of Jesus

“We simply aim to bring the nations into the white-hot enjoyment of God’s glory” (John Piper) One day all mission will cease. One day social action will no longer be necessary. One day healing will be redundant. Yet for all of eternity we have been invited to a banquet of making much of Jesus. As a result, right now we’ve got the opportunity to help thousands and … Continue reading 10 & 1/2 reasons: Making much of Jesus