‘Beating Satan to a Pulp’, ‘Redeeming the World a Million Converts at a Time’, ‘Conquering Spiritual Army on the Move’…those would make way cooler headings for 2014’s Discipleship Focus here at Google ‘exciting personal devotions’ and this comes up. First Baptist Church of Grand Cayman. Maybe one day I’ll try and get away with doing … More Discipleship Focus for 2014: Personal Devotions
Preaching about bereavement here at First Baptist Church of Grand Cayman on Sunday was almost as intimidating as it was a privilege. Having an albeit limited amount of training and experience in grief counselling, it has been a concern of mine for a number of years that many people are suffering great, debilitating and ongoing pain … More Is Jesus Enough…When I’ve Lost a Loved One?
One of the latest trendy religious thoughts popping up in places like this, is that we should ditch the phrase “love the sinner, hate the sin” from our vocabulary as Christians. Nothing terrible there – it’s a popular Gandhi quote, not a Jesus quote, so we can ditch it if we like… The idea of ditching … More Still Loving the Sinner, Still Hating the Sin