Sometimes you just want to get on with your work. But the nurse on duty was being polite and asking what I studied. Then his moustache twitched excitedly and his eyes lit up and out poured a tale of world travel and priest training and the joy of hermeneutics. A discussion of Mary as co-redemptrix … More On Being Heard
Every culture and sub-culture has its own unique language. Each uses words and phrases which either mean something different to their normal usage or simply don’t exist outside of that particular circle. Evangelism is no different.
It began with books, it always does. And then things happened and time passed and another book proved the catalyst, culminating in a throwaway comment by a man in a blue shirt which finally consolidated my thinking on the matter. Over the years I have been noticing a gradual disconnect amongst my generation. There is … More Raising Servants
One of the things I love about the genealogy of Jesus in Matthew is verse five. This random woman pops up, not even Jewish. Not only was she a gentile though, she was a prostitute originally too. But there she is in the family tree of the Messiah no less. Her name is Rahab.
Old women slammed doors on eternity. We paced the streets, handing out gems to the blind and deaf. The preacher raised his hands and called us to Christ. … More Real Life
There are all sorts of bad news. None of it is pleasant to have to break to people. It has to be done just right and it’s so difficult. You have to time it so that you catch them from falling just as you shatter the world out from under them. The part that is … More Mercy Me
Oh you do that evangelism stuff? That’s interesting. How many people have you brought to Christ?
We met when he was in third year at high school and I in second. He was my brother’s friend and a staunch atheist. He was also one of the most awkward people I’d ever met so naturally we got on well. Of course, being an antagonistic atheist, some of what he said did indeed … More What Constitutes ‘Successful’ Evangelism Anyway?
Dear Sir, My friend and I knocked on your door and you told us that it is the younger generation that we should be telling about God. I completely agree with you. When I look around at my generation, it breaks my heart. School friends constantly show off images of their wild nights, proudly displaying packed … More Dear Sir
Hi guys! Sadly this week I haven’t had time to do the photo challenge so I’m posting one from about a month back if you’ll forgive me. Here is my contribution to the family theme: Not the best photo ever but it’s only the beginning of the year. I hadn’t realised what a motley … More Family