You need time in God’s presence to study and pray

For many years I have loved this quote about Hudson Taylor the famous missionary pioneer (I recently re-read it here), To him, the secret of overcoming lay in daily, hourly fellowship with God; and this, he found, could only be maintained by secret prayer and feeding...

Don’t be a preaching wimp

Personally I think we live in an ear of weak preaching, possibly this is caused by a lack of reality in the feedback preachers receive. My first wife was usually pretty straightforward (brutal) in her comments about my efforts in the pulpit so I had to listen and...

Unsung heroes and heroines

I am reading Alex Ferguson’s book, Leading. In his introduction when talking about the similarities between football management and teaching, he states, The best teachers are the unsung heroes and heroines of any society… They are. If this day you are...

Why pray?

I saw this on the Desiring God Instagram feed, it seems worth remembering. Share this:TwitterFacebookEmailGoogleTumblrPrintLinkedInPinterestLike this:Like...

So are you growing in Christ?

I read an article by Donald Whitney on the CS Lewis Institute website which listed “10 Questions to ask to make sure you are still growing”. You can access the full article here. It is a good read and asks questions worth considering if you want to...

What does Post-Christian mean?

I live in a part of the world where many people have yet to hear the gospel of Jesus Christ. It is a tragedy (a real one not the sort we hear spoken of by people when referring to a minor aspect of life that doesn’t go well) that we have so many very rich...
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