Blog Profile / What Is So Amazing About Grace?


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Slow Down

Written in 1975 but so apt for us to day in our frantic paced world.In the midst of my confusionIn the time of desperate needWhen I am thinking not too clearlyA gentle voice does intercedeSlow down, slow down, be stillBe still and wait,...Show More Summary

God at work...

"For it is God which worketh in you" (Phil. ii.13). Sanctification is the gift of the Holy Ghost, the fruit of the Spirit, the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, the prepared inheritance of all who enter in, the greatest obtainment of faith, not the attainment of works. Show More Summary

The miracle of the Incarnation

All which is not itself the Great Divide was made in order that He might come down into it. In the Fallen World He prepared for Himself a body and was united with the dust and made it glorious forever. This is the end and final cause...Show More Summary

Getting passionate

Therefore,let us desire nothing else,let us want nothing else,let nothing else please us and cause us delight except our Creator, Redeemer and Saviour,the only true God,Who is the fullness of good,All good, every good, the true and supreme...Show More Summary

Giving alms

Giving to the poor is an essential part of Christian morality. I do not believe one can settle how much we can give. I'm afraid the only safe rule is to give more than we can spare. In other words, if our expenditure on comforts, luxuries,...Show More Summary

The Unstuck Church - Tony Morgan

My friend Tony Morgan has a brand new book releasing on the 16th May -The Unstuck Church.Here is what a few well-known Pastors had to say about it:“Your church is perfectly designed to get the results you are currently getting. If you’re satisfied with the results, write a book. Show More Summary

Leadership - Mentor the next generation

Dr Kara Powell is the Executive Director of the Fuller Youth Institute (FYI) and a faculty member at Fuller Theological Seminary. Here are a few quotes from her talk at Rethink Leadership 2017 Culture eats strategy for breakfast. – Peter Drucker Leadership culture eats strategy for breakfast. Show More Summary

Predictable Success

Les McKeown business consultant and author of Predictable Success: Getting Your Organisation On The Growth Track…And Keeping It, took a session at Rethink Leadership. It was also good to hear an accent from nearer home as Les originates...Show More Summary

Rethink Leadership - Executive Pastor breakout

At Rethink Leadership I had a great time listening to a breakout session by Darius Wise, Executive Pastor of Denver United Church.Darius provides leadership for their business operations, executive staff, and serves as one of their primary communicators. Show More Summary

Rethink Leadership - Jeff Henderson

Next up at Rethink Leadership was Jeff Henderson, Lead Pastor at Gwinnett Church. Here are some of his thoughts on Strategy: Keeping The Main Thing The Main Thing. The main thing is keeping the main thing the main thing. Insideritis – a malady afflicting the vision of an organisation resulting in focusing on insiders over outsiders. Show More Summary

Rethink Leadership - Reggie Joiner

Reggie Joiner is the founder and CEO of Orange, whose purpose is to influence those who influence the next generation. Here are some of his thoughts from his session at Rethink Leadership: Ask yourself what do I want a kid to become?...Show More Summary

Rethink Leadership - Carey Nieuwhof

Last week I had the privilege to attend Rethink Leadership a conference organised by Carey Nieuwhof. Carey is the Lead Pastor of Connexus Church– which is a multi-campus church near Toronto. You can read his thoughts on Christian leadership at his blog. Show More Summary

Trust in the chaos

On Good Friday at MKCC I continued our teaching series When Love Speaks. Watch the video below: When Love Speaks - Trust from MKCCpreaching on Vimeo.The preach is based on the words Jesus quoted from Psalm 31:5. Father, into your hands I commit my spirit!As he breathed his last breath on earth Jesus words were words of trust in the Father. Show More Summary

10 secret inside tips to make you a incredible local church leader

Be a servant Be a servant Be a servant Be a servant Be a servant Be a servant Be a servant Be a servant Be a servant You've got it, be a servant It's even a tad biblical It is not this way among you, but whoever wishes to become great among you shall be your servant - Matt 20:26 Enough said

Jesus our Substitute

Leading up to Easter at MKCC we are taking a deeper look at the 7 last statements that Jesus made from the cross. This week was my opportunity to talk about the word, Substitute. Check out the message below. When Love Speaks - Substitution from MKCCpreaching on Vimeo.

Stories

This past Sunday I hooked up with my old time mentor, pastor and friend Roger Blackmore. Over the weekend I had the honour of preaching at his church in Long Island NY.I kicked off their new series: Stories. Looking at the stories that Jesus used as he taught his followers. Show More Summary

To The One

Check out this new song by MKCC worship - To the one. To The One - Worship Video from MKCCVIDS on Vimeo.If you would like to sing it in your church chord charts are available here.

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

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