Category Archives: spirituality

Preaching in an Age of Distraction

From Doug’s Preaching Mentorship Notes: Design2Delivery #7 – Wednesday October 26 2016 – Rev. D. Johns More and more we are preaching to an audience that is ‘disposed to distraction’. I have preached outside and had to compete with animals, … Continue reading

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NO ROOM FOR EGO

NO ROOM FOR EGO Reuters News Service recently reported more foolish egomania from North Korea. Building on the ‘get your haircut like me’ directive there is now a policy that if a person shares the same name as Dictator Kim … Continue reading

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shipwrecked! – do you need an anchor?

Charles Swindoll writes:                   We see bumper stickers that say “I’d rather be sailing”                  or “I’d rather be fishing” but no one says “I’d rather                  be sinking”, “I’d rather be ship wrecked”. The bottom of the ocean is … Continue reading

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the voice

THE VOICE Jesus speaks in times of doubt. “If it is you” we say to the Lord in moments of fear, hesitation, and doubt. Of course Peter should recognize his master’s voice by now – as sheep recognize their shepherd … Continue reading

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coming to America – why the Pilgrims?

  It is a sentimental argument, but not a reasonable one, to promote the ‘religious freedom’ cause. They had this already in Leiden, Holland. Evangelism is also a noble cause, but one that cannot be substantiated. Both Morton and Winslow … Continue reading

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The truth about Thanksgiving

No one can argue that American Thanksgiving is a complex weave of spiritual, historical and cultural elements resulting in a national identity with profound significance. These insights are based on the book THE FIRST THANKSGIVING  by Robert Tracy McKenzie, Inter … Continue reading

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HAVE YOU EVER STOOD ON HOLY GROUND?

I was sitting in the front row of the chapel, with all the other pastors and leaders who would take part in the Sunday worship. The worship centre was filled with students, faculty and families, and the worship team had … Continue reading

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