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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
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
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 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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
"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
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
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
"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
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.
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
"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
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.
This quote from J C Ryle reminded me that the church of Jesus Christ is so much more diverse and larger than my puny mind can comprehend! "Here is a golden rule indeed, and one that human nature sorely needs, and has too often forgotten. Show More Summary
This morning on my walk I listened to my friend Roger Blackmore preach a message called Jesus does all things well. The phrase comes from Mark 7:37 “And they were astonished beyond measure, saying, “He has done all things well. He even makes the deaf hear and the mute speak.” One observation Roger made really stood out to me. Show More Summary