The Temptations of Jesus Christ in the Wilderness and Being Christian in an Increasingly anti-Christian Culture

In the fragmented and demented culture wars of today, Christians have a Victor and it is only in Jesus Christ that we can survive and thrive in these strange days. Luke 4:1-13 The Plan: Stone-to-bread = self-feeding (Material Temptation) Worship of nations = self-exalting (Sociological Temptation) Jump-off-temple = controlling God (Theological Temptation) The three application... Continue Reading →

2. The Fish Gate

2.  The Fish Gate (Nehemiah 3:3) This is the Gate that speaks about evangelism.  Fish caught in the Jordan River, the Sea of Galilee and any trade from the surrounding nations, notably Syria, were brought to Jerusalem for sale at the markets through this Gate.  Therefore, after the Sheep Gate, we follow Jesus with a... Continue Reading →

Infantilism Evangelism

The following is an excerpt from Dr Robert Knowles' newly released book 'Relating Faith - Modelling Biblical Christianity in Church and World'. Much of what the Church does for evangelism isn't.  It thinks it is because it is locked in to a way of doing that ignores content and context.  In other words, relational wisdom... Continue Reading →

Stop Forcing Me To Do Evangelism!

Christians should be encouraged in their gifts and then their “evangelism” as it happens naturally in the lives, their circles of influence, etc, would become a joy and not a burden.  It would be natural, not forced.  I’m afraid the office of “evangelist” has got bad press down the years, and from what I’ve often seen, rightly... Continue Reading →

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