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About stayingfaithful

I am looking for anything that relates to life and to a fuller life. I am bored by the normal and the natural and interested in the supernatural. There must be more than this. We were put on this earth for more than a nine to five prison, as someone said a few years ago.

Why get ordained?

What are the myths about being ordained?  There is some ignorance and fear about ordination, especially in the Free Church movement – it’s a thing of the past, no one needs to be ordained, it’s not necessary.  It’s a method … Continue reading

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MIT journey

It has been quite a long journey!  M.I.T. is now finally happening – when we affiliated with Elim as a church a couple of years back now, this was all part of the plan. Yes, I am training to do … Continue reading

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Rich in God?

I have been doing a series of studies on Philippians, and wanted to take a quick look at money and why it is not a good idea to think that becoming a Christian makes you rich.  My observation would be … Continue reading

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Malawi Day 12

We couldn’t believe this was our last day in Malawi! A good devotion led by a DTS student (who had a one-way ticket out to DTS from Holland and was just hearing from God on what to do in November … Continue reading

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Malawi Day 11

Today we headed out to Majete National Reserve with the Scutt family for a day out. It was already swelteringly hot, although England we understand was even hotter. What’s that all about?! Before our ‘day proper’ started we had an … Continue reading

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Malawi Days 9 and 10

It is now Friday, before we leave, and I am racking my brains to remember what we did on Tuesday and Wednesday! Fortunately I have Colin to remind me sitting at the table here! I also have the luxury of … Continue reading

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Malawi Day 8

It’s the pattern of the Blantyre base to have a two-hour time of devotion, praise and worship and intercession, with a different focus every day. We also learnt that the YWAM approach is dancing, praise in his presence through into … Continue reading

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Malawi Day 6 and 7

The weekend heralded an unexpected change of pace as after breakfast we were offered hot water for a wash. It was a pleasant experience having an outdoor shower (in an enclosed area but with no roof, may I add!). The … Continue reading

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Malawi Day 5

So what was great on Fri morning before we left for our next base, is that we had a time of prayer with the guys there. Colin had picked up that a way of really moving the football team on … Continue reading

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Malawi Day 3/4

So the episode I didn’t finish from We’d was an afternoon Bible study. This fits well with an opportunity from yesterday, where I shared with a youth football team, as Colin shared on Wed.We had gone a short distance into … Continue reading

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