The basics: Praying the kingdom 3

2015-10.3 Matthew 6:10 Wednesday, March 11, 2015 The big picture This view of earth from space – yes, we Brits are in it – doesn’t come close to representing God’s perspective and insight and wisdom. But it’s a helpful reminder to us of who sees the big picture, perfectly. Matthew 6:10 NIV“…Your kingdom come, Your…

The Call to Make Disciples 2

2014-38.2 Matthew 28:19 Tuesday, September 16, 2014 The five purposes that define a disciple Rick Warren’s The Purpose Driven Life is his best-selling Biblical take on how understanding our purpose helps us grow as a disciple of Jesus A DISCIPLE is someone who has been with Jesus, heard from Him, got the message in a…

Reflections on New Wine 2014 – 3

2014-33.3 Luke 15:3-6 Wednesday, August 13, 2014 What is the church for – our aim? Part 1: Priorities. Mark Melluish leads New Wine London North and West and also St Paul’s Church, Ealing Luke 15:4Jesus told this parable: “What man of you, having a hundred sheep, if he has lost one of them, does not…

Early Church – A Relational Household of Prayer 7

2014-28.5 Acts 2:44 Friday, July 11, 2014 The way it works is the way it works   The common purpose WE HAVE analysed cultural differences (many) and the barrier of our own individualism to any kind of real community (profound). But there’s a way round. We have also looked at some straightforward, uncomplicated shifts in…

HTB Leadership Conference 5

2014-19.2 Acts 2:42-47 Tuesday, May 13, 2014 Five purposes that make church like Jesus said Rick Warren being interviewed by Nicky Warren on the final night of HTB LC14   IT WAS INTERESTING for me to catch up on the end of the HTB leadership Conference and hear, at the end, teaching by Rick Warren…

Unique SHAPE for kingdom significance 1

2014-07.1   Ephesians 2:10 Monday, February 10, 2014 Created as masterpiece for a significant role This Pieter Breughel the Younger masterpiece sold at Sotherby’s for £4.6 million   The Bible says you are the special creation of God Almighty, made in His own image so that your life could make a significant difference to the…