Why read the bible?

Some seem to expect the Word of God to hit them like a jolt of adrenaline each time they read or study it. Although the jolt may hit us periodically, the benefits of the Word of God act more like vitamins. People who regularly take vitamins do so because of their long-term benefits, not because every time they swallow one of the pills, they feel new strength surging through their bodies. They have developed a habit of consistently taking vitamins because they have been told that, in the long … [Read more...]

What is annointing?

Annointing is God on human flesh doing what only God can do- Greg Haslam … [Read more...]

Jesus after he was baptised

After the dove came the devil & this is the usual order in spiritual life Unknown … [Read more...]

Random statistics

This is bad, I don't even know where I got these facts, but hey they sound about right don't they! " 3 in 10 church leaders have felt like leaving Christian service 7 in 10 church leaders feel heavily overworked 3 in 10 church leaders feel their families suffer because of their work 4 in 10 church leaders say an inadequate income places them under extra pressure 1,500 church leaders quit over a ten-year period " … [Read more...]

Complement alert!

Patriot Paradox describes a select group of 8 blogs, this one being one of them as "Excellent blogs that I would recommend to anyone." Complements don't come nicer than that!! … [Read more...]

New Audio sermons available

A new batch of audio sermons from Adrian's church from Adrian and the elders of the church are now available. … [Read more...]

Family planning experts get honest?

Times Online in discusssing the case of a woman who wants the courts to rule her unborn child had a right to protection: "family-planning groups say that if the court backs her abortions and various forms of contraception, including the coil and the morning-after pill, could become illegal across Europe. " … [Read more...]

Mugabe unleashed?

The Internet a tool of British imperialism, says Mugabe … [Read more...]

The Chinese are coming…..

The Chinese Christian Crusade: "There has never been a concerted and massive spiritual assault on Islam in its 1,400-year history. A tidal wave of Christian missionaries is about to wash over Islam. The sheer force and size of it will stop the growth of Islam in its tracks (that is, it can forget about claiming to be the fastest-growing religion on Earth) and cause countless Moslems to abandon their faith. It is cosmically ironic that Osama bin Laden's worst nightmare will not be American, but … [Read more...]

The Chinese miracle….

King of Fools: Christian China?: "Aikman estimates there are currently over 80 million practicing Christian believers in China, and predicts that within three decades this number will quintuple to embrace fully one-third of China's population. This in spite of incredible persecution by the Chinese Communist government. " … [Read more...]

What is important in preaching?

Five months ago I reminded myself of some thoughts I had written a year before on what I needed to focus on in developing my preaching. Today I was struck by only one of these- BE JESUS CENTRED … [Read more...]

Emotion tied up in words

It is interesting to think about words, and what they mean not just on a theoretical level but emotionally. One of the things that divides us is how we feel when we hear certain words. Take for example death. Many people assume that everyone is afraid of death. That is not the case. For those who genuinely believe that there is no judgement then why fear it? For those who look to it as a way out of their problems, why shy from it?OF course the very idea of judgement is another one, in … [Read more...]