Is ‘discipleship’ killing the Church?

‘Two sides of the same coin’ is a common enough saying. So, it came to mind as I was reading the temptation of Jesus in the desert followed by his preaching in the synagogue.   In the wilderness, he was sustained by reading scripture. He developed faith in the sustaining goodness of God. He re-affirmed [...]

Seeing Miracles

Uzzah had every right to feel miffed! For, seeing the Arc of the Covenant in imminent danger of crashing to the deck, he reached out to steady it. His reward was instant death as recorded in 2 Samuel and I Chronicles. So, as Mark Twain quipped – ‘every good deed deserves punishment’. Now some commentors [...]

The Spirit is coming – Service of worship

A service of worship looking at Christ's promise of the Holy Spirit's gift. John 14.15-17 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=akT32E83zjI&list=PLc0rQ-MjBhRavuI_iuFEtQX7RtDZhz651&index=9