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“How to thrive spiritually”

On a recent tour of  Israel, I spent some good time with my old friend Douglas Jacoby.  We discussed the Psalms and he mentioned the book he’s written on them called “Thrive!”. I bought a copy and started reading it straight away. It’s been blessing my spiritual life and I thought I’d bring you a […]

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“Why we should always be flexible with our song choices”

Last week in my interview with Mwamba Bennett she mentioned an occasion when they changed a song during their church service.  As it happened, this coming Sunday gave me reason to do the same thing. TJ was preaching on the opening verses of Isaiah chapter 6: “I saw the Lord, high and exalted, seated on […]

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“The Mwamba Bennett interview”

Welcome to my interview with worship leader Mwamba Bennett. She is part of the worship team in the Birmingham church of Christ. We discuss the strengths of the team, her own personal motivations in worship and much more. Please add your comments on this week’s topic. We learn best when we learn in community. Do […]

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“The connection between the kingdom, peace and joy”

What is the connection between the kingdom of the heavens, peace and joy? I’m teaching a three-part series on the kingdom for the Thames Valley churches of Christ.  There’s no way I will do it justice, but I do hope to make it more relevant to myself and the congregation.  One of the kingdom verses […]

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“A tasty scripture-song sandwich”

The website I refer to in the podcast is Resound Worship. 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 or suggestions. Here’s the email: malcolm@malcolmcox.org. If you’d like a copy of […]

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“Return to be refreshed”

If you are watching the video you will notice that I am not my usual place to record today’s quiet time coaching episode. That’s because I felt called, drawn even, to go back to a place where I prayed regularly five years ago. I have just finished my prayer time there and wanted to share […]

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“How to be lifted up by God”

Would you like to be “lifted” by God as you lead others in worship? There’s a key to such an experience. I was reminded of that key at a recent Sunday service where I was preaching for the North West Region of the London International church of Christ. “Humble yourselves, therefore, under God’s mighty hand, […]

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“An arrow prayer for every day of the week”

We lead busy lives. Sometimes we forget God’s presence, and we do not have opportunity for lengthy prayer. What to do? “The Virgin Eye”, Robin Daniels Arrow prayers, pp319-323: These can be a simple word, or a short phrase that is repeated throughout the day bringing remembrance to us that God is with us in […]

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“Don’t get tired of reminders”

Do you realise the importance of your role in reminding other people of God’s attributes and what he has done? We mine a couple of pithy sayings from Erickson’s book, “Participating in worship” and reflect on our opportunity to remind people of vital truths on which they can base their faith. Thank you for listening […]

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“A meditation on the Lord’s prayer” by Balthasar Hubmaier

Balthasar Hubmaier was an Anabaptist leader who wrote this short meditation in 1526. Soon afterwards he was arrested, tortured and executed for his faith. Our Father. Gracious Father, I am not worthy to be called a child of yours or that I should be able to call you my Father. I have not always done […]