Jesus was never dull

Jesus was never dull

I read this Dorothy L Sayers quote in The Christian Educators Handbook on Teaching, The people who hanged Christ never, to do them justice, accused him of being a bore—on the contrary; they thought him too dynamic to be safe. It has been left for later generations to...

The God who cries

One of the most joyful parts of the Christian life is seeing new elements in the character of God. These, like facets of a precious stone, are seen in fresh ways many more times as you rethink and explore more deeply who God is.  Today I find myself rethinking an...
A rope of sand

A rope of sand

George Whitefield I passionately believe that a process of discipleship is the best way to equip followers of Jesus Christ to grow and mature in their service of Him. There are many options as to how this is best achieved. George Whitefield was an amazingly effective...

Bible Study Methods—#5 Biographical Method

Based upon Rick Warren’s excellent book, Bible Study Methods, this presentation offers a simple way of deepening your Bible study by investigating a person from within Scripture. Bible Study Methods—#5 Biographical Method by Richard Chamberlain on Scribd Share...

Worship that’s not sinful or evil

I regularly read posts from UnHerd, as a liberal in search of a home I find their perspective refreshing. Below is part of a recent post from Giles Fraser who is speaking of David Foster Wallace, you might find it interesting. Water, for Wallace, is the ubiquitous...

Discipleship: Is it really this simple?

I passionately believe in making disciples using the pattern of Jesus – the only problem is ensuring we are using the pattern of Jesus. Is this it? Share this:TwitterFacebookEmailGoogleTumblrPrintLinkedInPinterestLike this:Like...

Bible Study Methods—#4 Thematic study

Based upon Rick Warren’s excellent book, Bible Study Methods, this presentation offers a simple way of deepening your Bible study by examining a specific theme within Scripture. Bible Study Methods #4: The Thematic Study Method by Richard Chamberlain on Scribd Share...
Disappointing Christian Community?

Disappointing Christian Community?

The following words are quoted by Tim Chester and Steve Timmis in Everyday Church: Gospel Communities on Mission. I think Bonhoeffer hits at the heart of why many people find church community disappointing at times, and at the location of the solution. “Those who...

Bible Study Methods—#3 character study

Based upon Rick Warren’s excellent book, Bible Study Methods, this presentation offers a simple way of deepening your Bible study by examining a specific character attribute. Bible Study Methods—#3 character study by Richard Chamberlain on Scribd Share...
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