I can’t quite connect the dots with Paul as a bi-vocational “pastor”/tentmaker with the accompanying shipwrecks, scourgings, near death experiences and jail, with PP’s “Your Best Life”, conference junkets and Splat Pens. – Teddy on a recent thread. Of course we are not bound by law as to what we do in a church, so … More Business in the House
Thanks to Teddy for making us aware of this article, about Andrew Kubala’s plans to host a new Christian TV show to demonstrate the power of the supernatural live. If you go to the link, you can hear Andrew Kubala talk about their plans, and below are the producers’ notes: NOTES FROM THE PRODUCERS Television … More Live Supernatural TV On Its Way
It’s pretty clear that as Christians, we are meant to have friends, starting with Jesus. 12″This is (O)My commandment, that you love one another, just as I have loved you. 13″(P)Greater love has no one than this, that one (Q)lay down his life for his friends. 14″You are My (R)friends if (S)you do what I … More Friendships with Turkeys
I’ve lifted this question by Teddy in its entirety from the previous thread, because I think its a worthwhile topic on its own. Teddy asked: A question. Do you believe that the church is responsible for accomplishing the very thing that God Himself accomplishes as part of His plan to wrap up this church age? … More How do we evangelise? Should we feel pressure to do so?
Following on from S&P’s thoughts on ministers getting swept of track in the area of exaggeration, I wondered whether this example of corruption by luxury is another example of how leaders and even entire congregations can get swept off track. In the Sydney Morning Herald today, this article regarding exposure to luxury appeared. Basically, students … More The Love of Luxury
I thought it might be fun to nominate the best and worst preaching, teaching or personal example within our Christian sphere for the last decade. Some people do this with movies and books, but I think we could try our own pet topic. It might be notable for its ability to communicate brilliantly, inspire or … More The Best and Worst of the Last Decade
I’m glad there are more people authoring on Signposts02 now. We all have different focus. To me, the more authors we have, the more we can enjoy different flavours here on Signposts02. Some may know why I am fiery at the moment, others may not. I thought I might do a bit of explaining. Let … More Plane Deception – How Do We Stand Against It?
Wazza said: Can God raise people from dead and perform other miracle today? Yes, I believe so. Why do so many of these miracles happen in remote parts of third-world countries? Is it because of the faith or need of the people, or is it because many claims are un-verifiable in these areas and stories … More Where Do We Get Our Miracles From?
Many of us over the years have seen marriages fail within the pastoral teams leading church plants; often it is the senior pastors’ marriages. This is a painful tragedy when it happens; no one wants this. Often there are children involved as well. Most of us here I imagine would agree that these marriages are … More When Marriages are Sacrificed for the Church
Muppet has raised an interesting question, particularly for those of us who include a blogging community and teaching available over the internet as part of our Christian lives. Muppet commented: “But instead sold a product that is most advantageous to the advisor” [-RP, earlier, commenting on moral hazard] This has been the basis of business … More Is the Corporate Church fading in the Internet Age?