SERMON: Living in Two Worlds

1 John 2:15-17 A. INTRODUCTION 1. A History of Being Wowsers? Over the years Christians have had the reputation of being people of religious conviction, and people who live (or should live) by higher standards to the rest of the world. And, as a consequence, I have...

DEVOTION: True Worship

2 Samuel 24:18-25 King David was told to set up a sanctuary for God in Jerusalem, and he was told where and in what manner it was to be set up. But the owner of the land was poor, and he would have been dependent upon the income from the property to survive. Despite...

UPDATE: Exile and Restoration, etc.

Exile and Restoration Exile and Restoration—the fourth book in the series A Twenty-First-Century Bible has now been published and is available online, through traditional booksellers, and, for those in Australia, will be available (in about two weeks’ time) directly...

STORY: The Reporter (2)

I didn’t take me long to get back to the community. Yes, I had obligations with my publisher to complete first, but I was quickly able to get back, to find out what it was like. At the back of my mind, however, I had a plan. I wanted to approach the task in some sort...

STORY: The Reporter

I became aware of the community a few years ago. And from the moment I heard, I knew there was a story to be told. Nevertheless, with things to do, places to go, and with an editor who was far from encouraging, I never got around to it. I also knew that if my editor...