There is a category of church known as ‘Word of Faith’. Taken to the extreme they believe if you speak it out in faith it MUST happen. Of course wisdom would tell us this can be destructive, discouraging and often leads to a strange sort of prosperity orientated Christianity if you are not careful. At […]
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I find it interesting watching shows where they track down murderers and they lock them in those little rooms with two detectives. As we watch on through grainy video, it always goes like this, “No I didn’t do it, you have the wrong person, I wasn’t even there…” And as I watch these real life […]
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Are you a Christian Buddhist? Now first up, I am no expert on Buddhism so my knowledge is limited and I am not beating up on their faith. But as a Christian, sometimes we can be surprised how wrong concepts can creep into our faith. One question I like to ask from time to time […]
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This whole month in our series on Faith we have been reminding ourselves that God can. God can work the miracles, God can breakthrough, God is enough in the storm and God can work in the lives of others. I believe the birthplace of this faith is hope in God, which primarily comes through his […]
Read More Is your God too small for your big problem?
Jesus makes it clear in the miracle of the feeding of the five thousand (Mark 6:34-44) that being thankful for what we have is a key ingredient in growing our faith. I read a story this week that speaks to the power of thankfulness. Corrie ten Boom in The Hiding Place relates an incident that […]
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