Announcing the Rebirth of the Warnie Awards and Some New Winners!

If you are reading this post on my blog's home page, you should have noticed a new addition to the blog - a list of headlines from previous Warnie Award winners. This is all part of my mission to become a more influential blogger by driving you away from my own blog to the sites that I love! These people have much better stuff to say than I do - so go read their material, but keep coming back here to find it. The list of articles will always be bang up-to-date, so it's a great reason to visit my … [Read more...]

The Power of the Pen, the Blogger's Keyboard, and the Way I Write

As you can see, I've been adding a few pictures to my sidebar in an attempt to make it look less cluttered - sorry if you noticed the mess as I moved the furniture around in here!The pen has always been the tool of the writer. So, here is a picture of a pen in honor of the power that it has wielded for centuries. Words really do have power - Christians must believe that if they are to remain faithful to the Bible. Ours is the most book-friendly of all world religions, and it is no surprise to me … [Read more...]

Are You an Influential Blogger?

Sometimes certain blogs are described as "influential." I have spent a lot of time thinking about what being influential means and how it can be measured. We could measure this in many different ways, which don’t all necessarily go together:The number of people who read your site or your "hit rate."The number of people who read more than one page and then become regular readers.Your ability to send your readers to other websites and/or to cause them to want to buy certain products.The number of p … [Read more...]

MLJ Monday – Guidelines: Blogging the Truth in Love

Today Lloyd-Jones returns with some final thoughts on “speaking the truth in love.” You can find the two previous posts on this subject here and here. Whilst Lloyd-Jones, of course, wrote this in the days before blogs, his words on speaking the truth in love can equally well be applied to our blogging!Often churchgoers today find themselves exposed to everything but ‘the truth once delivered to the saints,’ and as MLJ puts it, instead of exposition of Scripture, they hear ethical addresses, polit … [Read more...]

TOAM – Session 4 – 2 Corinthians 3 by Rob Rufus

Once again a fabulous time of worship. I was powerfully touched as we sang the song, "The spirit of the sovereign Lord is upon you . . ."Rob began his messge by explaining that he had been told by God that he was to come to this conference three days BEFORE Terry called him. This came to him as confirmation that an outpouring of the miraculous is coming to the UK. He felt that the weight of God's glory is coming.Rob based his talk on 2 Corinthians 3, where God tells us of a new covenant that is … [Read more...]

Independence Day Reflections of a Returning British Christian Blogger and "Together on a Mission"

This is going to be a bit of a long and personal post and will meander through some personal news, and some reflections on this blog and blogging in general, before eventually getting to the subject of American Independence Day as seen through the eyes of a Brit! So bear with me . . .I know that none of you will believe me when I say this, but I really did consider shutting down the whole blog for good this past week - perhaps moving to a group blog if anyone could bear having me. (The title … [Read more...]

Don't Mess With Warnie

This photo should join the series of "Adrian trying to do physical activities and looking quite silly in the process" shots. Still, at least I tried! … [Read more...]

Scripture Cannot Be Broken – T4G Statement

The Authority and Inerrancy of the Bible T4G Statement, Articles I and IIArticle IWe affirm that the sole authority for the Church is the Bible, verbally inspired, inerrant, infallible, and totally sufficient and trustworthy.We deny that the Bible is a mere witness to the divine revelation, or that any portion of Scripture is marked by error or the effects of human sinfulness.Article IIWe affirm that the authority and sufficiency of Scripture extends to the entire Bible, and therefore that the … [Read more...]

Martyn Lloyd-Jones Monday – Is the Bible Totally Trustworthy?

T4G Article II"We affirm that the authority and sufficiency of Scripture extends to the entire Bible, and therefore that the Bible is our final authority for all doctrine and practice.We deny that any portion of the Bible is to be used in an effort to deny the truthfulness or trustworthiness of any other portion. We further deny any effort to identify a canon within the canon or, for example, to set the words of Jesus against the writings of Paul."_____________________________Today I want to … [Read more...]

Blogging the Gifts – Miracles

"To each is given the manifestation of the Spirit for the common good. To one is given through the Spirit the utterance of wisdom, and to another the utterance of knowledge according to the same Spirit, to another faith by the same Spirit, to another gifts of healing by the one Spirit, to another the working of miracles, to another prophecy, to another the ability to distinguish between spirits, to another various kinds of tongues, to another the interpretation of tongues. All these are … [Read more...]


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