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“You’re preaching – who cares?”

“Every single person who sits politely and listens to you on Sunday is one decision away from moral, financial, and marital ruin.” ‘Communicating for a change’ p88 Does this topic really matter? Does it matter to me? Tips 1. Pray over it – the point, not just the passage 2. Apply it to yourself – how will […]

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“How to be bold in leading worship”

A report on singing a song at a slower speed, and a devotional idea for your worship team. “I will praise you, LORD, with all my heart; before the “gods” I will sing your praise. I will bow down toward your holy temple and will praise your name for your unfailing love and your faithfulness, […]

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“More reflections on why we need a specific place for study”

In last week’s episode (number 45) we looked at why we need a specific place for study. “Thank you” to Johann who found the episode helpful and posted his response on the YouTube channel.   This week, rather than start a new topic I’d like to give a personal report on my progress and offer […]

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“Why your tone matters”

Why does our tone matter? And what can we do about it? Steve Sramek: https://churchinmyarea.com Video referenced: https://churchinmyarea.com/tag/tone Considerations – three “T”s Trigger past hurts – Shouted as a child Lectured in stern way – felt small Tyrant Sound like you are incontrovertible – cannot be wrong Sets us up as proud Tune out “He’s against me” […]

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“How to feel fully alive”, Acts 16.13-15

Our Watford outdoor service, sports and picnic day was held together with the North West London church. I spoke from Acts 16.13-15 on how to feel fully alive. Please add your comments on this week’s topic. We learn best when we learn in community. Do you have a question about the Bible or the Christian faith? […]

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“Sing a song at a slower speed”

Last time: what to do when a song doesn’t stick Time before – pre-service and post-service music – went well in Watford Today : “Sing a song at a slower speed” Have you tried singing songs at a significantly slower speed? Thank you for watching this recording. You can find more recordings on this topic […]

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“Why you need a specific place for study”

Where do you go to engage in the spiritual discipline of study? I’ve been thinking about this recently because of a podcast I listened to the other day. I like the Renovare podcasts, and enjoyed the recent one entitled, “Spiritual director and author Fil Anderson and lawyer Justin Campbell talk with Nathan Foster about how […]

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“How to deliver an extemporary communion”

You might have heard of the ‘sermunion’. Have you tried an extemporary communion talk? Ben May preached on the parable of the wedding banquet, Matt 22.1-14 ““But when the king came in to see the guests, he noticed a man there who was not wearing wedding clothes. He asked, ‘How did you get in here without […]

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Sponsored swim by my friend Ben

Please consider sponsoring my friend Ben. He is doing a sponsored swim this Thursday to raise money for the work of HOPE worldwide in Nepal. Here’s the link. Hi everybody, An update on my 3km swim to raise money for my volunteering trip to Nepal. I have been training for the last few months and […]

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“What to do when a song doesn’t stick”

Last time: pre-service and post-service music Today : What to do when a song doesn’t stick Things to consider: Did we teach it well? If there are men and women’s parts were they taught clearly? Is the theology really important? Is it a type of song we don’t have many of? Is it beyond the musical abilities of […]