Tag: unity

Preaching the Hard Stuff

I have a lot of sympathy for Pastors who are intimidated to avoid preaching the hard stuff. The Hard Stuff includes exposing errant belief, sinful attitudes and ungodly behaviour. The Hard stuff is calling people to sacrificial living, giving their whole life to God to use. This must be difficult. As a lay preacher it…

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Simply Sit and Be Still

God’s presence is so good. We can just sit and abide in it. Bring Him questions, ideas, thoughts, fears, wishes and dreams. Jesus has worked this privilege for us. We can enter God’s presence and dwell there. Try it. Make yourself physically comfortable, and sit, be still. Once you’ve finished pouring yourself, emotionally, mentally etc,…

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Propoganda – Cynical

I recently read a BBC news article that says they’re banning Fairytale of New York on the radio…(or at least their ‘radio 1’, and they’ll play a censored version). Because ‘young listeners were particularly sensitive to derogatory terms for gender and sexuality’. I’m not really one to engage in the so called ‘Culture Wars’, especially…

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God doesn’t use a broad brush

God sees that the human race is inclined towards sin. He searches every heart, looking for anyone who is willing to receive His mercy, to receive Him. Then he finds Noah. He determines to destroy the human race completely because they all have turned away from Him. But He saves Noah, because He has examined…

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