Monthly Archives: October 2020

SOUL KEEPING: NEXT STEPS?

Over the last couple of months our LIFE GROUPS have been studying John Ortberg’s SOUL KEEPING course and our Sunday messages have been focused on spiritual growth. To use technical terms, we have been thinking about Christian spirituality and spiritual … Continue reading

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THREE (NOT SO) SIMPLE RULES FOR LIFE

On Sunday I spoke about how because I have been thinking about our Discipleship Pathway, I was reading John Wesley’s GENERAL RULES. Probably the best way to think about early Methodism is as a discipleship movement. Wesley’s great genius to … Continue reading

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KILLING TWO BIRDS WITH ONE STONE: MAXIMIZING YOUR TIME FOR GOD

I have been thinking recently about how I use my time.  I feel like I need to maximize the time I have and not waste it. So one of the things I have been wondering about is how I can … Continue reading

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MY BIBLE STUDY ESSENTIALS TOOLKIT

Someone sent me a message asking what my recommendations would be for gathering a sort of essential tool kit for starting out on serious bible study and preparing to preach. Great question! Here is my attempt at an answer which … Continue reading

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TWO SIMPLE WAYS TO ENRICH YOUR BIBLE READING AND CHALLENGE YOU TO DISCIPLESHIP

Most of us now have to do  professional development in our careers, life long learning is the name of the game. It’s the same for pastors.  I try and keep up with what is being written in a couple of … Continue reading

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WE ARE ALL CALLED, COMMISSIONED AND NEEDED

This Sunday we are going to be looking at what Ephesians 4 tells us about the role of Christian community in spiritual maturity. We will be meeting in our home churches and because of the format I won’t be able … Continue reading

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