Categories
Audio Podcast Podcasts Prayer

Quiet Time Coaching, Episode 77, “God’s Remarkable Restraint”

A super-bright moon led me to contemplate the blend of power and compassion as twin aspects of the nature of God. What difference does it make to our devotional times that God has such power and such compassion? “..what is mankind that you are mindful of them, human beings that you care for them?” (Psalm 8:4 […]

Categories
Audio Podcast Podcasts Video

Tuesday Teaching Tips 145, “Resurrection Resources”

The Thames Valley churches of Christ want a study on the resurrection to include in the study series. Increasingly significant in modern age. “if Christ has not been raised, your faith is futile; you are still in your sins.” (1 Corinthians 15:17 NIV11) “We were therefore buried with him through baptism into death in order that, just […]

Categories
Audio Podcast Podcasts Sermon Video

“The Relentless Love of Jesus”, John 21: Sermon for the Thames Valley churches of Christ

I spoke from John chapter 21. My topic: the relentless love of Jesus as shown to Peter. The love of Jesus was displayed by Jesus taking the initiative, reminding Peter of his acceptance and commissioning, and restoring their friendship through a painful but healing conversation. Please add your comments on this week’s topic. We learn […]

Categories
Audio Podcast Podcasts Sermon Video

“The Eagle’s Eye”, Class 8, Gospel of John Chapter 20

Mary’s Moment: 20.1-3, 11-18 Luke 8.2-3; John 19.25 “Do not hold on to me” – what does Jesus mean? He is going…. To send the _________ (Jn 16.7, Acts 2).   To prepare a ________ for them (Jn 14.1-3).   To _________ for us (Rom 8.34).   To a place from where he can offer us _________ (Heb 4.14-16). 2. Disciples Redirected: […]

Categories
Audio Podcast Podcasts Video

The Sunday Sample: Episode 71, “Writing a ‘farewell’ song”

I have been working on writing a congregational voices only “farewell” song for a long time. I’ve been rather stuck. Something came to me last night at the piano. I offer it for feedback. I’d love to know what you think. “‘May the LORD bless you and protect you. May the LORD smile on you and be […]

Categories
Audio Podcast Podcasts Prayer

Quiet Time Coaching, Episode 76, “Dadda Delight at the Dunstable Downs”

A Tim Keller sermon refreshed my spirit when contemplating the end of 2018 and the beginning of 2019. The focus is on the word “abba”, or, dadda! “He said to them, “When you pray, say: “ ‘Father, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come.” (Luke 11:2 NIV11) ““Abba , Father,” he said, “everything is possible for […]

Categories
Audio Podcast Podcasts Video

Tuesday Teaching Tips, Episode 144: “Awesome Apollos”, Part 6, “Go your own way”

“When Apollos wanted to go to Achaia, the brothers and sisters encouraged him and wrote to the disciples there to welcome him. When he arrived, he was a great help to those who by grace had believed. For he vigorously refuted his Jewish opponents in public debate, proving from the Scriptures that Jesus was the […]

Categories
Audio Podcast Podcasts Sermon Video

“Pictures of Pergamum”, Revelation 2

Malcolm brings a report on the recent leadership conference in Turkey. We also take a look at the church in Pergamum. Please add your comments on this week’s topic. We learn best when we learn in community.  Do you have a question about teaching the Bible? Is it theological, technical, practical? Send me your questions […]

Categories
Audio Podcast Podcasts Sermon Video

“The Eagle’s Eye”, John’s Gospel Class 7

“The Eagle’s Eye”: Class 7 John Chapters 17 & 18 “After Jesus said this, he looked toward heaven and prayed:” John 17.1 “Jesus’ prayerful waiting for God’s instructions freed Him from the tyranny of the urgent. It gave him a sense of direction, set a steady pace, and enabled him to do every task God assigned. And […]

Categories
Audio Podcast Podcasts Video

The Sunday Sample Episode 70: “Integrated worship”

I am trying to create a greater connection between the different parts of our services in the Thames Valley churches of Christ this year. I share what we did last Sunday from John 15. I’d love to know your ideas on this.   Please add your comments on this week’s topic. We learn best when we […]