Articles for Easter

Three of the articles I wrote for Joy! Magazine between 2008 and 2014 are worth repeating as a build up to the Passover season of 2019. The first article concerns Passover, or what many now call Good Friday, and links it to the Lords Table we regularly celebrate in church. The second covers territory

TruthTalks Sermon – A Time for Prayer and Godly Action

Several weeks ago, I preached a sermon titled, ‘A Time for Prayer and Godly Action’ based on Nehemiah chapters 1 – 9. The purpose of the message was to encourage Christians to think and act positively in this time of national instability leading up to the elections. Simply put, our personal attitude in 2019 can

TruthTalks: Wrapping Up – The Church Jesus would Attend Series

  Here is the audio of the last in the TruthTalks series: The Church Jesus would Attend. In this TruthTalk I take you through my final 3 criteria and give an overview and general conclusion. If you have missed this series and would like to start from the first post, click HERE,

Wrapping Up The Church Jesus would Attend Series

In this eighth and final post in the current series, I intend to wrap things up by summarising a little and by dealing briefly with the last three items on my original list of indicators of and responses to the presence of God. Right up front, I stated that in this series I would

Anointed Leadership: The Church Jesus would Attend Series

God anoints men and woman to lead; this fact is indisputably taught and demonstrated in both the Old and New Testaments. Unsurprisingly then, anointed leadership is one of the evidences and criteria for the presence of God in a Sunday church service. In this series, I am considering only what happens in a corporate

TruthTalks: Ministering in the Power of the Holy Spirit – The Church Jesus would Attend series

Why are gifts of the Spirit, signs of the presence of the Lord Jesus among us? What do we do when we are prompted by the Holy Spirit during a church service? In this podcast, I clarify and expand on last weeks post which can be found HERE. This is part of “The

Ministering in the power of the Holy Spirit: The church Jesus would attend series

  Pentecostal and charismatic Christians are familiar with the term ‘ministering in the power of the Holy Spirit’, but for the benefit of others, let me explain what I think it means. The Holy Spirit empowers believers to minister to others in the Body of Christ in order to build them up and

TruthTalks: An Attitude of Faith – The Church Jesus would Attend Series

Last week we continued with the series “What kind of church would Jesus attend?” and wrote about Faith and expectation. If you would like to hear me expand on this topic or prefer the audible version of my posts, then simply click on the “play” button below:

An Attitude of Faith: The church Jesus would attend series

At the start of this series, I identified nine indicators of the presence of The Lord in a church service and I acknowledge that these nine are also ways in which we respond to His sensed presence. So far, I have examined reverent and adoring worship, passionate prayer, and serious attention to biblical preaching. This

TruthTalks (Sermons): Christian Atheism

Atheists claim to have no belief in the existence of any gods. Christians claim to believe in God, but what should we call those who believe in God yet live as if He doesn’t exist? Here is a sermon I preached a few weeks ago, based on Hebrews 11:6 and developing this

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