Sermon Series: Jonah: The Reluctant Prophet / What To Do When We Don't Agree The book of Jonah is a prophetic masterpiece that is often neglected by churches in their teaching. It is a vivid picture of how a faith community that becomes self-obsessed and in-grown fails to embody the life God has called us … Continue reading What Do You Do With A Reluctant Prophet?
At my church we have been doing a midweek Bible study called 'Total Immersion Bible Study'. Our focus is the book of Philippians and rather than zoom in and obsess over one word or perhaps two we are backing out and looking at the whole book all at once. It came as a surprise to … Continue reading Right-Brain Bible Study
The book of Acts helps us see how special the church was intended to be; "They were together and had everything in common." (Acts 2:44), they met together daily and praised God with glad hearts. In addition to all that, Acts 2: 42 says there were four things that the church were really committed to: … Continue reading A Love of Learning
What a wonderful day in the park. The weather couldn't have been better. More than two-hundred gathered at Ball's Falls today for worship and a time of reflection on the summer that was. We talked about living life in touch with reality and I used the Star Trek Experience as a possible example of people … Continue reading Church in the Park Sunday
On March 30th, 2008 the Tintern Church of Christ and the Beamsville Church hosted a Missional Church Workshop. Our guest speaker was Dr. Mark Love, assistant professor at ACU. Our first session was held at the Empire Theatres in St. Catharines ON. The idea of beginning our workshop away from the church building was to … Continue reading Missional Church Workshop