From a blog post by Mark Glanville. Ever noticed how many of Jesus’ meals are in the gospels? Meals feature so prominently in the gospels that scholars have commented: ‘Jesus ate his way through the Gospels.’ Herbert Anderson and Edward Foley even claim: ‘… they killed him because of the way he ate; because he ate
We will continue with our focus on Everyday Church this Sunday by looking at how Jesus used meals to reach out to those needing him. Discovering Grace, Community, and Mission around the table: “Consider for a moment what happens at the feeding of the five thousand. God gives out bread. On a massive scale. Or think
This is perhaps not what you are looking for. By “clean” I mean that Christians often want to tell conversion stories that are clean: I was a sinner and then I found Jesus and now I’m squeaky clean. This kind of story happens sometimes — and I know lots of people like this. So this
I asked this question during one of our Wednesday night meetings. Tim Keller gives three very compelling reasons. “The earliest Christians were widely ridiculed, especially by the cultural elites, excluded from circles of influence and business, and often persecuted and put to death. Hurtado says that Roman authorities were uniquely hostile to them, compared to
I enjoyed this article written by Karl Vaters that I decided to pass it on. “There are so many ways to do church. As long as you’re honoring the Bible, worshiping Jesus and loving people, no method or structure is wrong. But any method or structure can be done wrong. Thankfully, it can also be
13 – 16 July 2017 An opportunity for you to support in prayer, baking cookies and/or writing letters for the residents! Sign up with Shirley Hind or Gary Jones this Sunday! Cookies & letters can be delivered to church on Sun, 9 July or to Shirl’s home on Mon, 10 or Tue, 11 July at 19 Langford Road, Westville.
PARENTING FROM THE TREE OF LIFE is an interactive course presenting skills and tips to parent your 3 – 13 year-olds When: WED, 19 JULY Time: 7 pm Where: The Junction Join us for an INTRODUCTORY EVENING to Parenting from the Tree of Life. Raising children who are kind, courteous, respectful, cooperative, confident and sensitive to the needs of others, is not a wish
We celebrated father’s day today. At the same time, I was aware not all share in this privilege. Here is what one of my favourite authors wrote. “I never thought it strange, not having a father. I was barely a year old when my father died, so I didn’t miss him. How could I? I