Category: Mission


GOOD, BAD, GOOD, GOOD

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8th January

Starting the gospel in the wrong place makes it seem less good than it is.



A FISH OUT OF WATER ISN’T FREE

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17th December

We were made for the waters of God’s love. And a fish out of water isn’t free—it’s dead.



THE BLIND MEN AND THE ELEPHANT

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11th December

Some say God is like a big elephant that we only feel one part of. But how would they know that?


FACTS AND FEELINGS

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18th November

“The truth does not change according to our ability to stomach it.” – Flannery O’Connor



GOD OF WORDS

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9th October

From creation to new creation, ours is a God of words.



THROUGH A GLASS, DARKLY

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18th September

We “know in part,” Paul says. But what we know is hugely significant.



FAITH LIKE A CHILD

Posted by Doug Ponder in Life, Mission. No Comments

4th September

To have “faith like a child” doesn’t mean what you’ve been told.



HOW TO TALK ABOUT JESUS

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31st July

Five simple things to remember when telling someone about Jesus.



IN THE WORLD, NOT OF THE WORLD

Posted by Doug Ponder in Culture, Life, Mission. No Comments

25th June

Jesus sends us into the world in the same way God sent him into the world.



NO MORE TEARS

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29th May

The hard things are just for now. The good things will be forever. The best things are yet to come.



THE TEMPLE AND THE SHOPPING MALL

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21st May

You are what you worship, either for ruin or for restoration.



BABY ON BOARD

Posted by Doug Ponder in Family, Life, Mission. No Comments

7th May

The gospel changes a family’s schedule to keep everyone “on board” with the mission of Christ.