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“Aspiring to Acts”

As someone once said, “The Gospels produce acts”.   We take a look today at what the book of Acts shows us in connection with our five church aspirations. To be: God focused Relationship-based Enabling our children to become Christians Always free, yet spiritual Toiling to build the church well The Scriptures used are in the […]

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“ARE YOU A HERO OR A GUIDE?”

You are not the hero, you are the guide. If you position yourself as the hero, you distance yourself from your listeners. We are a window, not the picture. Acts 10:25ff Leave a comment. And please pass this on… God bless, Malcolm

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“How to finish the race”, Hebrews chapter 12

What will it take to finish the Christian race? We take a look at the exhortations, warnings and inspiration in Hebrews chapter 12. Thank you for watching and listening. You can find more episodes on the topic of spiritual disciplines here. Please add your comments on this week’s topic. We learn best when we learn […]

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“Zamar Praise Devotional”

We take another look at a Hebrew word for praise described in Chris Tomlin’s book “Holy Roar”.  This week the word is, ‘Zamar’. praise  זָמַר  zamar – sing, to sing praise, to make music, to chant, sing, or play instruments to worship God and proclaim his excellence. Striking with the fingers; to touch the strings or […]

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“How to ask people to pray for you”

Is there something wrong with asking people to pray for us? Do you feel uncomfortable doing so? Is it selfish? Is there a right way and a wrong way?     I received a prayer request from a friend of mine this morning. It was for a friend of theirs. Nothing wrong with that. And […]

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“How to Connect with the Heart”

It is vital we connect with the heart when we are speaking. How can we do this? What do we see in Jesus? Cliff Ravenscraft: “The Cliff Ravenscraft Show” episode 535. Interview with Ray Edwards. “Stay in your head and you’re dead; speak to my heart, now we can start.” “Immediately Jesus knew in his […]

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“How to be Willing”, Hebrews chapter 10

How can we be willing to love God and serve Him? We look at the willingness of Jesus to offer his body and the willingness of God to remember our sins no more. Please leave a comment with your own thoughts, or post a question. “Now may the God of peace, who through the blood […]

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“Halal Praise Devotional”

Here’s a Hebrew word to inspire your worship team: HALAL. But what does it mean….? “Praise the Lord. Sing to the Lord a new song, his praise in the assembly of his faithful people. Let Israel rejoice in their Maker; let the people of Zion be glad in their King. Let them praise his name with dancing […]

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“How to be heard by God”

It’s very frustrating to be ignored. When it’s a stranger it’s an inconvenience. When it’s your children it’s an annoyance. When it’s your spouse, it’s an emergency!   But what about when it’s God?     I took my usual prayer walk this morning in the park. I saw many dogs and their owners. I […]

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“HOW TO START YOUR SPEECH STRONG”

I was sent a QUORA question to answer. It was about how to start a speech strong. Here are a few ideas: Start with something than gives your audience a reason to listen to you. While most audiences are willing to listen, it is unwise to take them or their attention for granted. Some commonly practiced […]