Elders’ Blog

07
Feb

Waiting on God

Two things about me that you might have figured out: Firstly, I’m naturally a bit of a “do-er”. If I see something that needs done my instinct is to try […]

10
Jan

What is sin?

What is sin? At one end of the scale it is pretty clear. The Ten Commandments, written by the finger of God on tablets of stone, are black & white: don’t […]

06
Dec

Experiencing the joy of the Lord

Jesus Christ is the same, yesterday, today and forever. (Hebrews 13:8) I was reminded recently that as I gather years I have had a tendency to reflect nostalgically on how […]

30
Oct

Desiring God?

“There’s nothing on earth that I want apart from God.” To which you might respond: “Liar.” You’ve heard me say those words on a number of occasions. Many times I’ve […]

22
Dec

Why Christmas gives me hope

[These are my notes from my testimony at Hillview’s Carols By Candlelight event on Sunday 20 December 2015.] More often than not, when I stand at this lectern, it’s to […]

01
Feb

Final question for personal reflection

The final question for reflection (which we initially looked at last Sunday evening) is: Do you agree or disagree with the statement, “I want to be more aware of and […]

30
Jan

For personal reflection – Friday

Missed a question yesterday, so will put up two today. Firstly: Describe what it means for you to live conscious of the power of the Holy Spirit within you? Some […]

28
Jan

For personal reflection – Wednesday

Today’s question for prayerful reflection: What, when you consider the person and work of God, has been most likely, recently, to move you deep in your emotions (e.g. bring you […]

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