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A New Year – A New Church?

At the end of the first week of 2021 I am thinking of all the new things we will be facing in the next 12 months. Things can change so quickly. I mean, who would have thought that we would be living through a worldwide pandemic in 2020? And, who could imagine how the pandemic […]

2021 – Living What You Believe – Part Three

We are looking at how we, as believers, can determine if we are living with integrity in 2021. In the past two days we have examined four elements of our life that need to be regularly examined and front and center in daily life if we are going to live life in a manner that […]

2021 – Living What You Believe – Part Two

Let’s continue with our look at living a life of integrity in 2021 as believers and followers of Jesus Christ. We saw last time: 1> Practice what you believe (Leaders: Practice what you preach) 2> Intimacy with Jesus is foundational and a serious priority Too many leaders and followers in the church have become religious […]

2021 – Living What You Believe – Part One

As we enter the first full week of the New Year 2021 my thoughts turn to behaviour and lifestyle.  As a leader I realize that I can’t lead what I don’t live. In other words, my actions can speak louder than my words and nullify what I am saying. As a leader I can’t ask […]

Sometimes I Don’t Enjoy Praying

Before I was born again prayer was non-existent in my life Oh, I prayed the prayers along with everyone else from the book of prayers during the Sunday morning service Prayers that 50+ years later I can still repeat by memory (head) – but not from my heart Then I met Jesus and prayer took […]

Being and Doing 2021

Many years ago the Lord spoke very strongly and clearly that I needed to realize that I was a human being and not a human doing. That He created me to ‘be’ first and then to ‘do’ second. That He was more interested in my character (be) than in my activities (do). And, that what […]