Back to basics: the kingdom 4

2015-06.4 Matthew 5:7-8 Thursday, February 12, 2015 Living out our beliefs through good values Not me! The corporate image of the omnicompetent super pastor might not be so desirable if we take note of what Jesus prioritises. Wouldn’t you rather have someone who God loves to work with? Matthew 5:7-8 NIVBlessed are the merciful, for…

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…

HTB Leadership Conference 3

2014-18.5 John 15:15 Friday, May 9, 2014 It just works The famous slogan used at the Apple worldwide developer congress in 2011 I AM borrowing a famous slogan from Apple today which was not mentioned by Nicky Gumbel in introducing the theme of the HTB Leadership Conference 2014 – but it might have been.  The…

Living in the Resurrection 3

2014-16.4 John 21:2-4 Thursday, April 23, 2014 When Jesus turns up for work Fishermen at work stowing nets, about 100 years ago on Lake Galilee John 21:2-4 (NASB)Simon Peter, and Thomas called Didymus, and Nathanael of Cana in Galilee and the sons of Zebedee, and two others of the disciples were together. Simon Peter said to…

Strong Man or Strong Church 2c

2014-03.5   Philippians 2:2-3   January 17, 2014   The spiritual power that is released in a church that really understands unity   Pentecost came in a context of deep heartfelt prayerful unity   WHEN a church discovers unity – I mean the real “one in heart and mind” kind – it will never want…

Vision, Mission and Values 5

2013-38.5   Hebrews 12:15 See to it that no one misses the grace of God and that no bitter root grows up to cause trouble and defile many. Friday, September 20, 2013 How we move vision into reality WHAT INFLUENCES the way we set priorities and live our lives? Is it what we believe? Or…