I am preaching on Rev 3 this week and re-listened to this sermon which shook me to my core when I first heard it a few years back.
Saturday, December 09, 2017
Thursday, December 07, 2017
Wednesday, December 06, 2017
Monday, December 04, 2017
I spend quite a bit of time chatting to people about their work and careers. I enjoy this and feel I have a little to contribute as I have had what some term 'a proper job' before becoming a Vicar. However, I am bluntly aware that the work place I left aged 35 is now so very different and the idea of a 'career' is for most a pipe-dream. So how do you navigate such an uncertain future and how do you make a plan with such a variety of options?
Seth Godin is one person who helps me stay connected to 'the workplace' and to the world of ideas and marketing in which I once worked. His post 'Reading at Work' has a list of twenty books he thinks we should all be taking a look at and making time to read with colleagues at work.
I've put 'The True Believer' on my Christmas list.
Sunday, December 03, 2017
Some wise retired Anglican sages put me onto 'The way of the dragon or the way of the lamb'. It's an important read for those of us who pastor churches or aspire to:
Saturday, December 02, 2017
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
'As last I said, "Lord, I am willing" and he came in. He did not force the decision on me: I had to decide. I was carried right into the presence of God and the verse he gave me was: 'Having therefore, brethren, boldness to enter into the holiest by the blood of Jesus' (Hebrews 10:19). From that time on there was a line drawn between my old life and this new one. Like John the Baptist, I had to decrease and he had to increase'