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Tuesday Teaching Tips 154, “Brilliant Barnabas – Acts 13.4-12”

Barnabas is brilliant. But what is it that makes him so “effective” as a speaker (Acts 14:1)?  We don’t know much about his technique, but we know a lot about his character and his spirituality. In this series we will investigate brilliant Barnabas in the book of Acts and beyond. In doing so I hope we […]

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“Jonah – the prophet who hated the God who loved”

Malcolm Cox, sermon for the Watford church of Christ JonahThe subversive story of a rebellious prophet who hates God for loving his enemies. Why does Jonah run? Why does Jonah tell the sailers to kill him? What was it like for Jonah in the fish’s stomach? Why does he not say sorry? What is odd […]

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The Sunday Sample: Episode 80. “6 mistakes that keep your church from singing”. Part 6 – “Too loud/too soft”

I take “Worship Musician” magazine. I can thoroughly recommend it.  If you would like to subscribe, click here.  And no, I don’t have any commercial links to the magazine!  An article I read in the January 2019 edition (vol 17) was titled, “6 mistakes that keep your church from singing” by Jon Nicol.  I was […]

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Quiet Time Coaching: Episode 85. “How to tell the difference between imperfect humility and perfect humility.”

Humility is a big deal. Biblically, one falls or rises depending on one’s possession of godly humility: “All of you, clothe yourselves with humility toward one another, because, “God opposes the proud but shows favour to the humble.” Humble yourselves, therefore, under God’s mighty hand, that he may lift you up in due time.” (1 Peter 5:5–6 […]

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Second Attempt at Live Streaming on Facebook – Review, 21 April 2019

Watford (https://www.facebook.com/thewatfordchurch.org/) Remembered to turn it off at the end of the lesson. Quality not good – 360p. No solution yet.  New mic much better – Shure MV88 Started to play once I hit “Finish” – what’s going on there? Had to turn it off – same in Thames Valley. Thames Valley (https://www.facebook.com/TVCOC-308095889554/) Correct page, […]

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Tuesday Teaching Tips 153, “Brilliant Barnabas – Acts 12.25-13.3”

Barnabas is brilliant. But what is it that makes him so “effective” as a speaker (Acts 14:1)?  We don’t know much about his technique, but we know a lot about his character and his spirituality. In this series we will investigate brilliant Barnabas in the book of Acts and beyond. In doing so I hope we […]

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“Dead or Alive”, Easter Sunday 2019

Sermon for the Watford church of Christ Introduction Early church certainly thought he was alive: Acts references to resurrection/Jesus raised: Acts 1.3, 22; 2.24, 31, 32; 3.15, 26; 4.2, 10, 33; 5.30; 10.40; 13.30, 34, 37; 17.18; 23.6; 24.21; 25.19 Central message of early church. Jesus is alive and victorious Victorious because alive Because God vindicated his […]

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The Sunday Sample: Episode 79. “6 mistakes that keep your church from singing”. Part 5 – “Can I please sit down now?”

I take “Worship Musician” magazine. I can thoroughly recommend it.  If you would like to subscribe, click here.  And no, I don’t have any commercial links to the magazine!  An article I read in the January 2019 edition (vol 17) was titled, “6 mistakes that keep your church from singing” by Jon Nicol.  I was […]

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Quiet Time Coaching, Episode 84: “Leaving Yesterday Behind”, 2 Samuel 12:15-23

What have cans of dark fruit cider got to do with prayer and the past?  Join me today as we explore how to leave yesterday behind. One of the reasons we pray each day is to help us make sense of the previous day’s victories and mistakes. We cannot go faithfully into the day ahead […]

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First attempt at Facebook Live: lessons learned

I’m sharing today about lessons I learned from my first attempt at Facebook live. I recorded two sessions on Sunday – one at the Watford Church of Christ, and the other at the Thames Valley churches of Christ. Search: @thewatfordchurch.org on facebook Search: https://www.facebook.com/TVCOC-308095889554/ I made plenty of mistakes, and had many learning opportunities! I’d […]