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Philippians 1:12-14 Devotional

Philippians 1:12-14. Now I want you to know, brothers and sisters, that what has happened to me has actually served to advance the gospel. 13 As a result, it has...

Philippians 1:9-11 Devotional

Philippians 1:9-11. And this is my prayer: that your love may abound more and more in knowledge and depth of insight, so that you may be able to discern what...

Add Works to Your Faith

My reasons for writing this post are far too varied for listing. In the spirit of an article I recently edited, let’s put it down to the providence of God,...

Philippians 1:7-8 Devotional

Philippians 1:7-8. It is right for me to feel this way about all of you, since I have you in my heart and, whether I am in chains or defending...

Philippians 1:3-6 Devotional

Philippians 1:3-6. I thank my God every time I remember you. 4 In all my prayers for all of you, I always pray with joy 5 because of your partnership...

Christian, Pray to the Lord of the Harvest

Last year I attended a conference for African Presbyterians. It was a privilege to meet brothers and sisters from around the continent, and hear how God’s gospel is gaining ground...

Doodle: "Where Is The Love?"

In 2003 a theological cohort known as The Black Eyed Peas asked: “where is the love?” Naturally, the questions we ask influence the answers we get. To put it another...

Kings and Christian Leadership: Servants not Centres

Picking up shortly where the post on 1 Kings 2 left off, the wisdom of Yahweh was in Solomon to carry out justice in Israel (1 Kings 3:28). But, as...

Book Review: The Victory of the Cross (James Payton Jr)

Reading about the Eastern Orthodox tradition bears some similarities to meeting a long lost family member. There are undeniable traits, even recognisable gestures, and patent indicators of familial resemblance. But...