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Of purple cloth and typewriters

Thank God for the wonderful opportunities for us all to share what we have been given; by the grace of God and to God’s greater glory. Continue reading

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Unexpected Gifts

This Christmas, I pray that we all delight in some unexpected gift that comes from our own relationships: with God, with our families, with our communities. May we be inspired by these gifts to be an unexpected gift to someone else. Continue reading

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Air in the tires

What is your analogy for ministry? Continue reading

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…the passion with which your heart beats

I pray that we may all engage with our ministries passionately, demonstrating that the passion with which our hearts beat, for the love of God. Continue reading

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Time change

Perhaps our real challenge this weekend is not the changing of the clocks in our homes, but the changing of how our hearts use this earthly time to celebrate God’s presence in our lives and our world. Continue reading

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It only takes one…

One experience—good or bad—can influence a person’s perception of an entire body—be it a profession or a church. Let’s be intentional about making ‘church’ a good experience. Continue reading

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Making today better

How have I already made today better for someone else? What can I do now to make today a little better for someone else? How can I love God, and show that love to the world by loving my neighbour? Continue reading

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Pentecost: have we missed the point?

We like to say that Pentecost is the birthday of the church? But what if we missed the point? What if Pentecost is not a celebration of our own existence? Continue reading

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Resurrection commune-ism?

Is it possible that it was exactly the power of the Spirit that enabled communalism where “No one claimed private ownership of any possessions, but everything they owned was held in common?” Continue reading

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The Power of “I”

Our ministry is challenged to be one of “I” – not in the sense of being selfish and egotistical, but a ministry of personal connections; of intentional accountability, of a desire to fully put ourselves into what we are saying and doing as an expression of faith. Continue reading

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