Artists and musicians produce dazzling and original works from a limited source. We have a dazzling gospel – so how come it produces such predictable preaching?
Month: January 2018
LeaderBox is dedicated to getting you reading with focus, and then implementing what you learn. And there have been action points for me out of every book.
Each team position could be simplified into asking its one distinctive question.
If everyone is running so fast that they’re (metaphorically) just out of breath, unable to talk, chat and listen then it becomes a solo race rather than a team effort.
I’m sure it is a good spiritual discipline to fast and pray – but if you know your medical research you’ll know that occasional fasting actually does our body good. There’s no measure on which going without sleep does our body good. On Paul’s list it’s up there with nakedness and being beaten.
When I go painting (which I don’t do often enough) I spend ages choosing where I’m going to paint from, and where I’m going to choose as my vantage point. My first choice is not always the best choice, and I take time to settle. Other people in the painting class stand to sit, nearby
That awful white piece of paper is terrifying. No-one has an idea, no-one wants to go first, and if you’re not careful all you’ll do is write up on the board, one hour later, ‘Try (a different course).’
You might not be seeing much gospel growth, but lift up your eyes. The gospel is always growing and converting people, because it is God’s Plan A, and he doesn’t intend to have a Plan B.
“For anyone interested in evangelical theology in general and Anglican theology in particular, this book is an essential buy… A masterclass in how to write theology.”
A quick look at some of the best books I read in 2017
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