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The Waiting Room

Waiting can often be a frustrating and even scary place to be. But through the life of Abraham we discover that whilst waiting for the promise of God he got to know intimately the God of the promise.Here is my recent preach at MKCC The Waiting Room - Waiting for God's Promise from MKCCpreaching on Vimeo.

The solid logic of heaven

He spared not his own Son, but delivered him up for us all; how shall he not with him freely give us all things? - Romans 8:32 How is it imaginable that God should withhold, after this, spirituals or temporals, from his people? How shall...Show More Summary

Unhitched

We kicked off a brand new series at MKCC this past Sunday, The N Commandments. Jesus told his followers NOT to do certain things which on the face of it for us seem almost impossible: Don't fear Don't worry Don't Sin Don't Doubt Don't Judge I had the opportunity to launch the series and lay a foundation of how this may even be possible. Show More Summary

God says Come & See

In his book written in 1883 titled Holiness, J C Ryle, marvels in amazement at the promises of God contained in His Word.God is continually holding out inducements to man to listen to Him, obey Him & serve Him… He has shown his perfect...Show More Summary

Wizards want to worship

This past Sunday I had the honour of preaching at Milton keynes Christian Centre. We are currently taking a fresh look at the nativity story and my task this week the Journey of the so called wise men. watch the message below... The Journey - The Wise Men from MKCCpreaching on Vimeo.

I am the resurrection & the life

I had the great honour to teach last Sunday at MKCC in our latest series: I am - Jesus in his own words. My subject, I am the resurrection and the life. Check it out below: I Am - The Resurrection and the Life from MKCCpreaching on Vimeo.

When Paul applied to be a missionary

This made up letter by the Antioch Missionary board made me chuckle: Dear Dr. Paul, We have received your application to serve with our mission. Unfortunately, the board was unanimous in deciding not to accept you as a candidate with our mission. Show More Summary

The Idolatry of Mnistry

If we only rejoice in God because of what He is doing through us and not because of what He has already done for us, we cherish our ministry more than Him. If our awe for what He is doing through us surpasses our awe for what He has done for us, we have made ministry our god. - Eric Geiger

A walk is really good for you

If you've been unfortunate enough to get my status updates via social media for the last 10 months you will have noticed that my health has been a concern. There are still some strange sensations going on in this ageing body but in other ways so much has improved. A year ago I went to the NFL at wembley. Show More Summary

A rant to my fellow church leaders about children's ministry

I find myself having very similar conversations with church leaders here in the uk over and over again and their reluctance on some of these issues confuses me. One such conversation is around providing a dedicated children's churchShow More Summary

The Heart of Worship

On my walk today I was brought to tears by the following part of a message by John Piper - The Heart of Worship. It was given in 2009 at The Worship God Conference. The New Testament is stunningly silent about forms of worship. The Old Testament is not stunningly silent. Show More Summary

Reckless Ones - Love your enemies

This past Sunday I had the honour of continuing our teaching series at MKCC - Reckless Ones.We looked at Matthew 5:You have heard that it was said, "You shall love your neighbour, and hate your enemy." But I say to you, love your enemies,...Show More Summary

Trusting enough to love a enemy?

"When Jesus calls a man to love those who do not love him, He is not calling for heroes who, by sheer will to self surrender, act for the good of others. He is calling for insecure and self indulgent children to trust their father and...Show More Summary

The steadfast love of God

You know that, in a wheel there is one portion that never turns round, that stands steadfast; and that is the axle. So in God's Providence, there is an axle which never moves. Christian, here is a sweet thought for thee! Thy state is ever changing; sometimes thou art exalted, and sometimes depressed; yet there is an unmoving point in thy state. Show More Summary

Reckless Ones - Above All Else

This past Sunday I had the honour of launching our new teaching series at MKCC - Reckless Ones. In the early history of the church a group of Christians gained the nickname, "Parabalani" the reckless ones.At a time plagues were wiping out whole communities at the first sign of an infection in a town the rulers, priests and medical people would leave. Show More Summary

Longing for the perfection of transformation

"Christians today will understand that biblically authentic Christianity is never merely a matter of rules and regulations, of public liturgy and private morality. Biblical Christianity results in transformed men and women - men and women who, because of the power of the Spirit of God, enjoy regenerated natures. Show More Summary

An all knowing God

Had the great privilege to share a message at MKCC this past Sunday in our series Awesome God. My subject an all knowing God. You can watch it in the video below.

Christ Alone

We see that our whole salvation and all its parts are comprehended in Christ. We should therefore take care not to derive the least portion of it from anywhere else. If we seek salvation, we are taught by the very name of Jesus that it is "of Him". Show More Summary

Christ all in all

"The religion taught in the New Testament, is Christianity in the most emphatic and peculiar sence of the term, "Christ is all in all". It is his religion. It is all by Him; it is all about Him; he is its author, he is its substance; he is the sum of this system, the soul of this body. Show More Summary

Elements Children's Ministry Conference

At Milton Keynes Christian Centre we are so looking forward to hosting around 300 people who are involved in Children's Ministry. On Saturday 11th June we are hosting Elements Children's Ministry Conference.Early Bird Tickets are still available till the 24th May here.Here is a message from our keynote speaker Cherie Duffey, Director of KidSpring at NewSpring Church, SC.

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