The greatest temptation about giving up is time. Particularly time spent without experiencing what you’ve been working for. This confronts us with the need to remember Christian service is about the ongoing experience of who we’re working for. So we continue on. From David McLemore at Things Of The Sort. But God is not letting …

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At Gospel Relevance David Qaoud gathers some prayer points that he uses as he prepares and preaches. I hadn’t heard this sentiment expressed as plainly before and it struck a chord with me. That I will forget myself and be myself. I don’t want to come across as insecure or looking for approval in the …

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The prolific Will Willimon has produced a monograph based on a series of lectures about preaching. In this excerpt he points out the freedom of a preacher who serves the word, and how that service meets the true needs of the congregation far better than the congregations’ own perceptions of what they need from a …

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Growing older amplifies the reality that change is inescapable and control is something of an illusion. For disciples of Jesus it bids us recognise the difference between death and dying; that Jesus has overcome death, and that dying is only a shadow. It also bids us look to the one where certainty, comfort, and peace …

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