These days, personal freedom is prized and institutions and rules are regarded with suspicion. We’ve learned a lot about grace in the last 50 years and we’re far more sensitive to the dangers of abuse of authority and legalism
The attendance issue I was retreating with a group of senior pastors recently when the subject of attendance at Sunday services came up. The general consensus among these pastors was that ‘committed’ Christians come to
I love new technology (in ‘new technology’ I am including hardware, software, and ways of communication). I certainly didn’t get this passion from my father, who has never touched a computer in his life. He
Initially, the idea of God blessing us for serving him appears to be out of keeping with the call to sacrificially follow Christ. Christians have no need to constantly look for rewards for the sacrifices
Lord? do You know what it’s like, to feel sooo tired? Physically drained from sheer hard work and never-ending running around. Emotionally strained from being ‘somebody’ to everybody the never-ending shoulder. Spiritually drained from being
Eternity! The word exploded in spectacular illumination contrasting the natural beauty of Sydney harbor. It was a profound statement to the world. That was New Year 2000, and it ushered in a new millennia.