We Are The Church (Part 4)

What do you think of when you read or hear the word ‘mission’, what images come to your mind?

You might imagine small huts in remote jungles of South America or see a row of African woman wearing colourful robes, lined up for a photo – kind of like the ones we see on the news when they show us stock images over a story about tribal Africa.

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We Are The Church (Part 2)

My first ten years of life were spent on an unusually quiet street in my city that had a dead end and in fact at that ‘end’ was a little roundabout. There was nothing I liked doing better than riding my bike up and down that street, and when I’d get to the roundabout, I’d peddle as fast as I could around it and try to get back up the ‘busy’ end as quickly as I could.

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Equipped by His Word (Part 2)

In 2 Timothy 3:16-17, we find Paul talking with his spiritual son and disciple Timothy. By this point in history, the New Testament hadn’t been fully formed so Paul would be referring primarily to the Old Testament, but nevertheless, these sentences have made their way to us two thousand years later and so, without doubt, we can read our New Testament stories and place them with equal importance to the old.

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Tongue Twister

Let’s talk about stories.

Our salvation story isn’t just about the moment of deliverance through Jesus Christ. It isn’t about repeating that moment over and over as if the brilliance of it will somehow bring others to Christ.

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Look Up!

I realised some time ago that as I walk around, my focus is downwards about ten to fifteen feet in front of where I’m walking. I look up only occasionally to make sure I’m heading in the correct direction. The crazy thing is I don’t think I’m on my own, and you’ll find that most people do this do too.

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