Christmas – HUH?

14 12 2007

Recent research out of Britain shows an alarming number of people don’t know the Christmas story. Is this a problem? Why should we expect society to know the Christmas story? Read the rest of this entry »





How do I deal with Stress?

18 07 2007

This past sunday I preached at The Street City Church as part of Read the rest of this entry »





The truth about the Truth: part three

17 07 2007

Here is the final part of of my talk on the crisis facing the church around Bible Engagement. This final part addresses how we can begin to overcome this crisis… Read the rest of this entry »





Bible Sabbath/Sunday

13 07 2007

This weekend is the Bible Society’s Bible Sabbath/Sunday. Around 3000 churches in New Zealand will hopefully be using our resources and making the Bible the focus of the service. I was interviewed on radio the other day about it and the DJs first comment was, Read the rest of this entry »





The truth about the Truth: part two

13 07 2007

The second part of my talk on the crisis facing the church (for the first part click here)….

Now I shared with you about the busyness of the day and making it a priority. Now I want to dig even deeper. We need to look at the culture around us. But before I do this, I want to Read the rest of this entry »





The truth about the Truth: part one

11 07 2007

Recently I spoke at a Christian Leadership Conference on the topic of Bible in the church today. It turned out to be a very personal speech on my part. As I opened up and shared my challenges with reading the Bible over the years. I thought I would make it available; and given it is so long, I have cut it into three parts: so here is part one….

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The Bible in China… getting the truth out

5 06 2007

About a week ago I returned from 10 days of touring the church in China. What I witnessed was vastly different to what I expected. I saw… Read the rest of this entry »