Monthly archive for December 2013

Consumer church

We are more influenced by our culture than we think. Subtle changes. Small erosions in the landscape. And like a meandering river cuts it’s way through the valley and discards those bits that are superfluous so our culture discards those bits that are not relevant. Over time

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Beating the air

When it seems like the fight is frantic and you are beating the air, you are left worn out and tired, still aware of the voices laughing, taunting you. Oh God help me to walk by faith and to see what you are doing. Teach me to

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He intercedes

Who also intercedes for us. (Romans 8:34 NASB) After such great truths about our victory and the surety of our salvation it seems to be such a throw away statement, ‘who also intercedes for us’. Yet his intercession is a great assurance to my heart. Romans 8

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The Mirror

I don’t normally do this but I loved the story so much it has it’s own post. The Mirror By Brian Lesnik In a small city in Europe many years ago, lived a simple storekeeper named Moshe. Moshe was a kind man. He was interested in being

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Persistent rejection

I know one who has constantly given themselves as a friend, given their kindness, been generous and extravagant in all friendships, whether they were deemed as ‘in’ or not. I know one who is thoughtful and pragmatic and is not afraid to say those things that others

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