Week 1 in our series on Spiritual Gifts and how they are to be used in the church.
Yesterday, I had the rare privilege of sharing some thoughts with my brothers and sister at the Acts 29 Global Gathering in Nashville, TN. It has been a remarkable time together and I love this family more than ever. I was tasked to speak for fifteen minutes on things I have learned as church planter... Continue Reading →
Some time ago I wrote about some of the reasons that we were beginning to pursue a preaching team strategy at BBC. You can find that article here. It got a fairly significant and diverse response from right across the world. The responses mixed from applause to cynicism, but behind all of those responses lay a... Continue Reading →
In week 20 of our study in 1 Corinthians, we have a look at Paul's powerful description of the ordinance of communion. What is this sacred meal? What benefit does it have for believers? How best should we prepare for it and live as a result of it? Messy Grace - Part 20 - Blog... Continue Reading →
In week 1 we looked at how the church in Corinth got its start, and how that encourages us today to persevere in the work of making disciples and planting churches.
In this sermon series we are taking time to examine a theology of joy, happiness and contentment in the life of the Christian. Why does Paul command us to rejoice? What are we supposed to rejoice in or about? How can our faith bring about a genuine gladness in God regardless of what we might go through?
In this message - which I preached at Midrand Bible Church - the text covers the brokenness of David's family and how the passivity of David only went on to exacerbate that problem. David wished that he could have died in his son's place. He had no idea that a son of David would die... Continue Reading →
Sometimes the Scriptures show us glimpses of God that display that he is so set apart from us that we actually can't stand to look. In this sermon we looked at a difficult text that deals with holiness of God. How can we respond to this God? How does he respond to us? the-life-of-david-part-5-dancing-before-a-dangerous-god