Find God and hope on St Paul’s odyssey

  Sermon Outline Worth reading Acts  Chapter 15-18 Introduction You know the feeling! It's time to speak at an important meeting. One of my drill instructors used to shout when I was in the Navy  - 'you give the best show with preparation, perspiration and panache. Paul's Second Missionary Journey These qualities we see abounding in [...]

Paul’s Second Journey – Worth preaching on?

Introduction Acts Chapter 15-18 Is it a story of an epic journey? Is it a story of overcoming deceit and violence? Is it a story of getting the truth out there? Well, it is all of these; it is just a great story. In Paul's Second Missionary Journey we have false imprisonment, lying charlatans and formidable thinkers. [...]

Want to be a new Saint Paul?

Acts 13.1-3 Acts 13.38-41 Acts 13.42-48 I belong to the baby boomer generation. And so, growing up as we did with the restrictions of post-war austerity, we knew where we stood. Economic strategies, jobs for life and all-embracing corporations dominated our work outlook. Our personal world had government departments provided most of our services.  Plus, [...]

Paul’s First Journey – Sermon preparations

This Sunday I will preaching on Paul's First Missionary Journey (Acts Ch13) I found this You Tube video very helpful of two prestigious Biblical scholars.   I will post the sermon shortly. via Commaful  

Long Journeys

Between them, they had gone a good way to the Moon. I am talking about those three vehicles standing gallantly on display. The first was an Austin Twenty that had been driven from England to Cape Town and back in between 1932 and 1935. The second was also an Austin and  had managed the route [...]

View from the bridge

The children sat on the farm track bridge over the multi lane highway. They speculated where each speeding car was going. Being young they could only imagine happy places; exotic holidays or trips to a fun fair. After awhile they wondered to each other if this was how God saw people on their journeys. They [...]