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“Interview with Daniel Smith” Bonus Episode

On my recent trip to Israel I made a new friend. His name is Daniel Smith and he leads worship in the San Diego International church of Christ. We sat and chatted about all things worship. Today’s recording is bonus material from the end of our conversation. Daniel shares some extra convictions about leading corporate […]

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“Sources of spiritual courage” Part 2

Recently I preached a Sermon based on Luke 4.19-30 and the visit of Jesus to the synagogue in his home town of Nazareth (synagogue video). “All the people in the synagogue were furious when they heard this. They got up, drove him out of the town, and took him to the brow of the hill on which the […]

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“How to use your expertise to illustrate”

My friend Alex Clegg spoke last Sunday for the Thames Valley churches of Christ (tvcoc.org). He began his sermon with an illustration claiming that 2=1.  He then proceeded to demonstrate how he arrived at that so-called truth, followed by revealing the algebraic mistakes he had made. In doing so he used an illustration which was authentic, […]

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“New Year, Newer You!”, Ephesians 2.19-22, Malcolm Cox, Watford Church of Christ

Eph2v22 Slides Eph2v22 Handout Introduction We are all building something Have a choice as to what build And how well we build What kind of building we turn out to be How closely we are building to God’s design – or not 1. New Identity, v19 Nothing more fundamental Identity theft serious Something exciting to […]

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A NEW CAROL, “BETHLEHEM: CITY OF JOY”

Each year I set myself a Christmas carol challenge. Two years ago I wrote a piece for a quartet of men to sing. Last year I wrote a song for myself to sing with piano accompaniment. This year I’ve decided to write a congregational carol. It’s called “Bethlehem: City of Joy!”, based on Luke 2:8-20. I […]

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“Interview with Daniel Smith” Part 3

On my recent trip to Israel I made a new friend. His name is Daniel Smith and he leads worship in the San Diego International church of Christ. We sat and chatted about all things worship. Today’s recording is the third of three. We talk about what God has been teaching him personally about corporate […]

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“Sources of spiritual courage” – Part 1

Recently I preached a Sermon based on Luke 4.19-30 and the visit of Jesus to the synagogue in his home town of Nazareth (synagogue video). “All the people in the synagogue were furious when they heard this. They got up, drove him out of the town, and took him to the brow of the hill on which the […]

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“Where should the shock come?”

My friend Stefan Wolmerans preached recently using a video illustration with a sizeable shock factor. It made me consider how we decide where to put our surprises in our lessons. At the start, later, at the end? Where would you put it? Croatia’s win against Russia in the quarter final on Saturday sent them crashing into […]

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“Interview with Daniel Smith” Part 2

On my recent trip to Israel I made a new friend. His name is Daniel Smith and he leads worship in the San Diego International church of Christ. We sat and chatted about all things worship. Today’s recording is the second of three. We talk about the corporate worship strengths of the San Diego church. […]

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“A Gethsemane Devotional”

My wife and I were privileged to be in Israel for two weeks recently.  One of the highlights was a communion service in Gethsemane. Douglas Jacoby shared some thoughts before we took communion. I recorded the audio in the hope that it will give you special spiritual fuel for your next devotional time with God. […]