When we read Scripture we find Jesus often talking about salt. Back in the day in which Jesus lived they were not any fridges or freezers, maybe a cold cave here or there, so salt was mainly used to preserve foods and keep them from decaying and falling apart, it helped keep things together. Jesus... Continue Reading →
Let’s think about jobs for a moment, actually think about vocations because a job is just something we get paid to do, whereas a vocation means something a little bit more. In fact a quick look at Wikipedia you get this definition: A vocation (Latin vocātiō - a call, summons) is a term for an... Continue Reading →
In a recent sermon series I delivered at Freedom Church entitled: Uncomfortable (which is the basis for my blog series: Dreaming of a Perfect Church) I read out a script I found online at http://www.theunappreciatedpastor.wordpress.com/2013/10/16/hello-my-name-is-church I took what I read out and made a short video which I hope you like and I'm more than... Continue Reading →
John 12:25 25 “The person who loves his life and pampers himself will miss true life! But the one who detaches his life from this world and abandons himself to Me, will find true life and enjoy it forever! In this passage from Scripture, Jesus is telling the crowd that following Him requires dying to ourselves or... Continue Reading →
Before I became a Christian, I didn’t know what Church, represented by the local church, looked like at all. Maybe I had a vague impression, though to be honest, Church as far as I was concerned was just a typical church building, I didn’t even get into the theology of it being a people! This... Continue Reading →
Every believer has been given a mission by God to advance his kingdom and get back his lost children. We will share the good news with others when we have a missional mindset, not a selfish one.
John Wesley was the founder of what became the Methodist denomination. Initially, this group was called the ‘Holy Club’. People, like Wesley, who formed this club had became frustrated with aspects of the Church of England and wanted to reform parts of it. This 'Holy Club' soon developed the nickname “Methodists” because they were very intentional and methodical about their passion for,... Continue Reading →
In our modern, British culture there are so many definitions of what Church is, and even what it’s function is. Church, depending on your view or bias is a powerful force for good, relevant today as it ever has been. Others view it as an outdated institution whose time is up, it needs to die... Continue Reading →