“Pick me up and throw me into the sea,” he replied, “and it will become calm. I know that it is my fault that this great storm has come upon you.” Jonah 1:12 The stickiest situation that we can find ourselves in as Christians has nothing to do with external
Image: Andrea Rau / FreeBibleimages.org. Unable to visit his local school and lead assemblies, Pastor Sam Brinkley, a close associate of Village Hope, is offering ‘lockdown assemblies’ online for the children to watch at home. The first was the story of Gideon. Here is the second – ‘Valuable interruptions’.
In my recent articles, ‘the matrix uploaded’ and ‘locked down, but not locked out’, I commented on our current ‘exile’ in cyberspace and cyberchurch, and urged caution, or at least some thoughtful reflection, as regards our relationship with the Internet and social media. However, our current exclusion from our
As I and many others have observed, Covid-19 lockdown has done what two world wars, the plague of 1665 and the Black Death failed to do, namely, locked us out of our church buildings. But churches have been quick to ‘reinvent themselves’. In a matter of weeks, church has
‘In Joppa there was a disciple named Tabitha (in Greek her name is Dorcas); she was always doing good and helping the poor. About that time she became sick and died, and her body was washed and placed in an upstairs room. Lydda was near Joppa; so when the disciples
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