Short Devotion from Acts 4

Short Devotion : Acts 4:29-30

April 11, 2021

Read more of my short devotions on this blog or on Pinterest. “Now, Lord, consider their threats and enable your servants to speak your word with great boldness. Stretch out your hand to heal and perform signs and wonders through the name of your holy servant Jesus.” Acts 4:29-30   The church didn’t pray for protection or release…

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Book Review : God Space

Book Review : God Space

April 1, 2021

God Space : where spiritual conversations happen naturally, is a practical book, with lots of ideas and thoughts about how to have spiritual conversations with people who aren’t Christians. Doug Pollock emphasises the importance of noticing, serving, listening and wondering. These four simple guidelines can lead to significant conversations. Pollock explains what this looks like…

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Short Devotion : Romans 1:18

Short Devotion : Romans 1:18-19

January 26, 2020

Read more of my short devotions on this blog or on Pinterest. “The wrath of God is being revealed from heaven against all the godlessness and wickedness of people, who suppress the truth by their wickedness, since what may be known about God is plain to them, because God has made it plain to them.” Romans 1:18-19 These…

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Book Review : Thank God it's Monday

Book Review : Thank God it’s Monday

August 29, 2018

Paul Bartlett, along with his wife Annette, are the senior pastors of the Lighthouse Church in Wollongong. Paul’s passion is to encourage churches to engage in their communities. He believes churches should be less focussed on their members and be more concerned about those outside the church. The title, Thank God it’s Monday, comes from…

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My book review of Concentric Circles of Concern

Book Review : Concentric Circles of Concern

March 28, 2018

Concentric Circles of Concern is quite an old book (1981) which I recently re-read. It always surprises me when I re-read a book and discover that it doesn’t say what I thought it would! Presumably my mind only remembers the points that were important to me at the time. The author, Oscar Thompson, was looking…

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