The work of the Trinity in the life of Christ Part 2: The Baptism

The Baptism of Jesus was an action in which three of the four gospels record God the Father, God the Son and God the Holy Spirit together, yet in distinct forms. They also record how the Trinity used John the Baptist to fulfill Jesus’ baptism. Like his birth, Jesus received baptism as an act of …

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2014 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here's an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 1,500 times in 2014. If it were a cable car, it would take about 25 trips to carry that many people. Click here to see the …

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The work of the Trinity in the life of Christ Part 1: The Birth

For the believer, the birth of Jesus is one of the most profound events in all of human history. To achieve this, all three persons of The Trinity worked in harmony to carry out this mission. The birth of Jesus originated as a plan from God the Father. According to the gospel of John, Jesus …

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My thoughts on ‘relevant ministry’ and being current with the times (Part 3)

Being Relevant in Ministry: Another example from The Emergent Church, besides being a people who are doing church naturally, is that they are being the church naturally. They see needs, come up with solutions and do it. It is a church in action, a church that is active in many ways in its community. This …

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My thoughts on ‘relevant ministry’ and being current with the times (Part 2)

Being Current with the Times: Being a 'current' church is not about saying one method of doing church is better than another or that a particular style of church tradition, music or dress and/or denomination is better; nor is it necessarily about how hip and modern we must try to be in order to attract …

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My thoughts on ‘relevant ministry’ and being current with the times (Part 1)

When working on this blog post, I knew that it would be a challenge, but I had no idea what kind of challenge it would be. I knew that I wanted to research this particular topic because, as someone who is both a pastor and an artist at heart, relevance and culture are topics that …

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