Category Archives: Theology

What Would Becky Do?

  Michael Gungor has an interesting piece on the pitfalls of labelling music as ‘christian’ and typecasting that’s worth taking a look at. Here’s a few choice quotes As far as I am aware, there is no Christian automobile industry, … Continue reading

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The Eglon Song Breaks China

A friend who’s a long time fan of The Eglon Song told me his brother had just preached a sermon in China and played the congregation this song. He said they liked it. I can only assume his subject was … Continue reading

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Can I Be Honest?

  David and Jesus and I make three Singing “Oh my God, why have you forsaken me’ They got happy endings as you might expect But I’m stuck here between the now and the not-yet I posted my most recent … Continue reading

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Where Should Worship Start?

As we gather people on a Sunday morning whose heads are buzzing with all kinds of different things and together begin to focus our thoughts, where should we be pointing them? Mark Driscoll is of the opinion that repentance should … Continue reading

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Bench Press This!

Hey You! Would you like to read Wayne Grudem’s Systematic Theology but just don’t have the time/perseverance/upper body strength? Have I got news for you! You can download a complete set of lectures by the Gruster from Christian Essentials covering … Continue reading

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A songwriter’s motivation

(Update: This post seems to have resonated with quite a few people.Thanks to Dave@Blue Fish Project, Matthew @ Audience Of One & Ben Green @ ‘…’ for the quotes, links & tweets!) A note from my diary (21/12/07) It’s no … Continue reading

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Stef Liston on Charismatic Worship

Stef Liston recently gave an excellent talk on Charismatic worship at a recent CCK worship school. Stef has been part of a charismatic church since the days when there were “more tambourines than people” and knows his stuff. He covers … Continue reading

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The Five Vegetables You Meet In Heaven…

, …Or… The Tomato has a plank in his eye. The last few years have witnessed an unfortunate trend. ‘Praise & Worship’ has become ‘hip’ and therefore ‘profitable’.  There’s money to be made ‘in them thar hills(ongs)’.  So what we’ve … Continue reading

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Understanding & Handling Spiritual Gifts

Last Sunday I had the privilege of preaching from 1 Corinthians 14 at my home church on understanding and handling spiritual gifts. My focus was on what spiritual gifts are for, how they should operate in a public meeting and … Continue reading

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The Gifts Of The Holy Spirit – Three Sermons

Well you wait all year for a sermon on Spiritual Gifts and then three come along at once.  All three come at the subject from a different angle. I’ll try to post more about the content soon, but for now … Continue reading

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