January 2020


Do we have too many wannabe teachers in the churches ?

E4unity : A Prophetic Advocate for Unity and Peace

On the critical role of the teacher in the Church

“ Not many of you should become teachers, my brothers, for you know that we who teach will be judged with greater strictness. For we all stumble in many ways. And if anyone does not stumble in what he says, he is a perfect man, able also to bridle his whole body. .
Who is wise and understanding among you? By his good conduct let him show his works in the meekness of wisdom. But if you have bitter jealousy and selfish ambition in your hearts, do not boast and be false to the truth. This is not the wisdom that comes down from above, but is earthly, unspiritual, demonic.” (Epistle of James, ESV translation) 

Recently my good friend John at ACT3, blogged about the neglected role of Jesus as “The teacher sent from God”. I really…

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The vital religion of Jesus Christ lived out by the man in Christ.

E4unity : A Prophetic Advocate for Unity and Peace

Sadness of Coming to the end:  The Year of Saint Paul

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This has been a wonderful year for me to be involved with the larger Christian community in celebrating the 2000th birthday of the Apostle Paul. Of course we’re really not saying goodbye to the Apostle of Liberty, how could we without saying goodbye to the Holy Scriptures themselves. But I do have a certain sadness in seeing yet another golden opportunity to celebrate our Christian unity with the universal community of faith pass into history.

So as I post my final attempt to look at Saint Paul’s influence on the Christian Church, I’ve decided to return to an old friend mentioned early in this series, James S.Stewart, author of “A Man in Christ“, first published in London in 1935.

The Vital Religion of Jesus Christ

One thing I’ve been able to do in this ‘Year of Saint…

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