October 28, 2018 – Reflection: Discipleship Week 8 ~ Mature Christianity

October 30, 2018

1 Kings 3:4-9; Acts 11:27-30; Matthew 6:9-10 In the Hebrew book of Ecclesiastes the Teacher writes, “For to the one who pleases him God gives wisdom and knowledge and joy (Ecclesiastes 2.26)”. This is also what many of the New … Continue reading

October 21, 2018 – Reflection: Discipleship, Week 7

October 23, 2018

2 Samuel 12:1-9; James 1:18-25 In the devotional book I’ve been reading for the last several months, we’re asked to reflect on our compassionate heroes. One of the heroes the author names is Aung San Suu Kyi. Two years ago, … Continue reading

October 14, 2018 – Reflection: Discipleship, Week 6 ~ Commitment

October 14, 2018

A young woman works in retail, and it’s Christmas – the busiest time of the year. She also sings in the church choir, and has been asked to be present at the church at 5:00 on Christmas Eve in order … Continue reading

October 7, 2018 – Reflection: Discipleship, Week 5 ~ Gratitude

October 7, 2018

Reflection: Discipleship, Week 5: Gratitude Oct 7, 2018 Exodus 19-3-7; Ephesians 5.15-20 I think it was about 20 years ago that I first heard of the practice of keeping a gratitude journal. I know it became something of a fad … Continue reading