It’s Easter Saturday – so in place of the normal Saturday review, here is a personal reflection/confession- with apologies to St Augustine. (The block quotes are from his Confessions) I Confess O Lord God, I confess to you because I know that all sin is ultimately against you. I confess to you my sins against my fellow human beings. They are made in your image; … Continue reading I Confess….
For some reason the full worship services from last Sunday are not yet up on the St Peters website however we do have the sermons: Sinclair Ferguson on 1 Thessalonians 1 Harry Mealyea on Mark 5:27-43 – The Delays of God. Book of the Month Our book of the month is the abridgement of Jeremiah Burroughs The Rare Jewel of Christian Contentment -‘Learning to be Happy. Burroughs … Continue reading 1 Thessalonians 1 (Sinclair Ferguson), Mark 5 (Harry Mealyea); Learning to be Happy; How He Loves (Crowder) and Monday Message
Union Theological College is the largest theological training institute in Northern Ireland. For many years it has been directly connected with the largest University in Northern Ireland, Queens. Today it is in the news because it has been announced that following a review, that link is to be completely severed. Queens University cuts ties with Presbyterian Run College The Presbyterian Church in Ireland issued a … Continue reading Queens Intolerance
After writing about my hopes of going to Australia Transported to Australia – Article in Evangelicals Now I was sent this link about Mark Driscoll speaking to the Australians in Sydney on the subject of evangelism in 2008. It is a fascinating document because I think it is a great lesson in how NOT to speak prophetically into a situation you do not know. As it … Continue reading Deconstructing Driscoll – Lessons for American, Australian and UK Church Cultures.
Last Sunday I was unable to be at St Peters due to recovering from surgery -but they seemed to manage without me! In fact they had a great day – the Lord is at work and he doesn’t ‘need’ any of us as his servants – as though he could not work without us! Morning Service: Leader: Stewart Macgregor Praise Leader: John Cooper Preacher: Bob … Continue reading Praise and Preaching from St Petes: Titus 3 (Bob Akroyd); 1 Thessalonians 1 (Sinclair Ferguson); What a Beautiful Name
Books – Some Pastors and Teachers – Sinclair Ferguson – 8/10 This is a long and wonderful book from my colleague, Sinclair. It is really a collection of essays on subjects which are particularly relevant to those of us who are pastors. In fact I would regard it as essential for any minister to have. If yours doesn’t then buy it for him. Sinclair begins … Continue reading Saturday Review 9 – Some Pastors and Teachers; Leaving Neverland; The Briefing; The Dark Side of the Moon; Ting Saboteur
Film – Operation Finale – 7/10 If you have Netflix then don’t miss this film. The story of the capture of Adolf Eichmann is fascinating enough and this film certainly captures that – but it also raises some great questions and teaches some important lessons. Why do people hate the Jews so much? “The history of the Jewish people is steeped in suffering and persecution” … Continue reading Saturday Review 7 – Operation Finale; Owen Vol 9; From Our Own Correspondent; The White Album; Masterchef; Cafe Scilia
After the ‘odious’ interview on Talk Radio – it was great to get back to doing Bible questions on Premier. How old will we look in heaven? Are the footnotes accurate in the Bible? Which version of the Bible is the best? Did Solomon sacrifice his kids and did he go to Heaven or Hell? Why does the bible say that parenting is the most … Continue reading Bible Questions – Heaven, the Bible and Worship and much more….
Because I am currently in Tarbert, Harris, the internet is not too good and I am not able to upload last weeks services – but if you follow this link you will be able to get the full services online or just the sermons. In the morning we looked at Romans 10:5-13 “Salvation Guaranteed” and in the evening Sinclair began a mini series on “What’s … Continue reading Romans 10 – Guaranteed Salvation; Matthew 28 – Whats So Great About The Great Commission; A Gaelic Psalm…
This weeks Quantum covers Neeson, Trump, Tusk, Jess Phillips, Australian Drought and Floods, Kazakhstan, Disney Pride, Humberside Police, C of E Trans Liturgy and Ken Larter and the Jews! Here are some of the links we used…. 1) Liam Neeson – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cxOPeiNU01I https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zb8KEpkCdRo 2) Donald Trump – State of the Nation…. 3) Brexiteers should go to Hell – Tusk plus https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2-Dx4Rnl5Og 4) Whats’ an immigrant worth? – Jess Phillips…. 5) Australian Drought – and Floods … Continue reading Quantum 28 – Liam Neeson; The State of the Union; Donald Tusk; Immigrant Worth; Australian Weather; Kazakhstan; Disney Pride; Trans Liturgy; Ken Larter