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Fifty Summer Tweaks for Preachers (reblog)

Just caught up a bit with Pete Mead’s splendid blog  Biblical Preaching and was so impressed with his summer series that I thought I’d pop it here in one go.  For me, numbers 10, 16, 20, 22 and 44 look really … Continue reading

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Dark Mountains

No one puts it quite like D. L. Moody did.  His sermons are steeped in biblical references, true, but apart from that they are among the simplest and most compelling presentations of the gospel that I have read.  Christ Seeking … Continue reading

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I Believe in Preaching

“Be diligent to present yourself approved to God, a worker who does not need to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.”  2 Tim 2:15 This is a touchstone of a verse for those who are entrusted with preaching … Continue reading

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Multi-way connections

Struck when reading something yesterday about the difference between network-based churches and neighbourhood-based churches. While we often talk about our locality and God moving within it, in reality the circles in which we regularly move are NOT geographically bound.  Particularly … Continue reading

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My heart was strangely warmed!

For those of you who want to experience the full journal of John Wesley, which runs to eight volumes and covers fifty five years, you could read it nicely broken down here, which I was pleased to notice when I visited … Continue reading

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How to get into heaven – or how to receive God’s blessings

This is unashamedly stolen from my pastor’s talk this morning at church, as I thought it was great.  Needless to say, it will be my own slant on what I heard, and I have no doubt if another church member … Continue reading

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The Blaze of Revival

A pastor said the other day, a sure sign that people are falling away from true faith is that Christian books aren’t selling very much.  I thought to start with that this was a comment with a vested interest – … Continue reading

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‘Get rid of the sermon?!’

Why do we sit and listen to people preaching?  I listened to hour-long lectures at university and elsewhere, doodling and making copious notes (which I still have somewhere), but as a teacher I find students can’t listen for much longer … Continue reading

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