So, I don’t usually post up sermons here on D.M., but after Sunday I had some requests for written copies so I thought it would be easier just to post it up and folks can simply click print. Thus, the following was my foray into preaching on politics on Sunday morning the 29th of May.Read more "How to Vote."
Paul preached for 3 months, but held a discussion group for 2 years. There’s one difference between a monologue and a dialogue. The latter forces the speaker to also have to listen.Read more "What they never trained me to do (but they did teach me how to do it.)"
You have to welcome all types if you’re going to see the Spirit’s light.Read more "Wisdom vs Experience vs Fresh Perspective"
Devotion: Behavior change in the Bible. Eugene Petersen is the bloke behind ‘the message’ translation of scripture. He also happens to be something of a guru when it comes to Old Testament history. Anyway, he makes the point (and summary) of Israel’s history in the Old Testament: “they were first a redeemed people, (Salvation picture […]Read more "Site term: 2 Session: 1 Effective behavior management for Kids ministry. (Including devotion)"
Sometimes life has to be turned upside down, shaken up like a snow globe and poured out all over the place before our schedule is blown enough to smithereens for us to notice the million little blessings that come our way each day. That are indeed new every morning.Read more "What google taught me about busyness and curiosity"
The more I reflect on this the more I am freed to look forward to seeing what God is going to do, through amazing people I’m going to meet in the future.Read more "One who’ll always be there."
Unfortunately, over my life the idea of patience has been similar to that of gardening. I don’t do it. Just,…it’s not me. But now I’m finding myself in a hobby that demands itRead more "Stuff you learn doing (attempting) custom guitars."
We naturally want to be winning at stuff and when we’re not, it is so tempting to ‘drive thru every item box’ in order to get the coveted bullet bill.Read more "Good questions, good choices."
In Acts: 17:25, to the ‘religious Athenians’ Paul says: He (God) himself gives life and breath to everything, and he satisfies every need.Read more "3 Things that seeing my future child made me think."