Monthly Archives: September 2013

THE TASK OF LEADERSHIP

I can’t remember where I originally “acquired” the above diagram except that I am sure it’s not original to me. Well, wherever it came from, I have found it an incredibly helpful tool for helping me conceptualise what I am … Continue reading

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FASTING: A Primer

A short introduction to fasting I wrote for Gateway Community Church Andrew Murrray once wrote than “fasting helps us to deepen and confirm our resolution that we are ready to sacrifice anything even ourselves, for the Kingdom of God.” Fasting … Continue reading

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UNLEASHING THE MISSIONARY SPIRIT IN THE MISSIONAL CHURCH

I suspect that Acts chapter One may be one of the most neglected chapters in the whole of the Bible. Most of us naturally want to get stuck into Acts 2 as its full of the action, the important, controversial … Continue reading

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MISSION IN THE MUNDANE

An old sermon I thought I would update and post as a blog entry John 13 It was just before the Passover Festival. Jesus knew that the hour had come for him to leave this world and go to the … Continue reading

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Words About Worship

At Mosaic Edinburgh we are thinking about our format and gatherings and inevitably that will mean thinking about worship. So I thought I would update and repost something I had written about worship a while ago to help us think … Continue reading

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THE SIGNIFICANCE OF SMALL

THE SIGNIFICANCE OF SMALL I am surprised how much I have changed since I was a teenager and young adult and I don’t just mean my receding hairline and expanding waistline. When I was younger I liked BIG, I dreamed … Continue reading

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TAKING THE HEAT

The notes for a sermon on Daniel 3 I gave at Gateway Community Church Perth INTRO Watch Bonhoeffer Clip From 3:12 to 5:58 So what would you have done? taken the oath? BONHOEFFER The character in the film who was … Continue reading

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