It has been over the past few weeks at church where our Pastor has been faithfully preaching straight from the Gospels and following the narrative of Jesus. With Easter upon us, it is always a great time to reflect on the reason why Christ came to earth for us. Simplistically put, He came to die … Continue reading Our expectations… and then God’s
I'm running to the quiet place, where I can hear Your voice again.
At times, I’ve had people come to commend me on “being a good person”. It may have been after seeing me serve in church, going the extra yard in work, or just helping out in general day to day life. Sure, if that’s your definition of good then I can tick those boxes I guess. … Continue reading I’m not a good person
A surgeon's scalpel can cause as much injury as a murderer's knife yet we do not consider the scalpel an instrument of violence. When you look at the motives, you begin to see the difference.
Welcome back to week 4 in our series on the modified Baptist Catechism. So far, we’ve addressed the first eight questions of this document. Today, we pick up we left off last week – on what God is. Question 9: Are there more gods than one? Answer 9: There is only one living and true … Continue reading Week 4 in the Catechism
I came from a background where prayer was a silent and personal action that you just kept between God and yourself. Kneel at the pew, and in a ritualistic manner pray to God - your needs, problems and grievances. Silently. There was no discussion of what we prayed about either really, or whether God answered … Continue reading The power of prayer
Hello, and welcome back to our guided tour through the modified Baptist catechism. This week we’re focussing on questions 6, 7, and 8. By now, we have hopefully memorised questions 1-5. If this is your first week with us, please click here to get started. Without further ado, let’s begin. Question 6: May all … Continue reading Week 3 in the Catechism