GROWING INTO MATURITY

Life is full of change.  We can either embrace that change and learn and grow, or we can get stuck!

This message was a last message as senior/founding leader after 12 years of church planting in Portlaoise, Ireland.

Growing into Maturity (22-05-2016) […]

By |August 7th, 2017|Spiritual Growth, The Simple Things, Video|0 Comments

GEN-XERS AND THE JOSHUA GENERATION

When I was a teenager growing up in America, amongst those ministering to youth, I continually heard this term “Joshua Generation.”  The messages were so significant, numerous, and random at the same time in that there was no connection between […]

By |July 25th, 2017|Spiritual Growth, The Simple Things|0 Comments

TWO KINGDOMS

There are two Kingdoms.  There is the kingdom of this world, and the kingdom of heaven.

We live in this physical world, and we tend to want to base our faith on what we hear, see, our childhoods, and what is […]

By |July 12th, 2017|Spiritual Growth, The Simple Things, Video|0 Comments

LIFE AND ITS MESSES

“Where no oxen are, the trough is clean; but much increase comes by the strength of an ox.”   – Proverbs 14:4

Most of us would like to live in a world without mess.  And the worst kind of mess is […]

By |July 3rd, 2017|Church, Spiritual Growth, The Simple Things|0 Comments

PARABLES OF JESUS (FIG TREE)

God desires that we be fruitful.  Yet, how many people look over there lives and feel unfruitful.  With all us, there may be seasons when we feel we were once fruitful, but suddenly, our lives seem dry and ineffective.  How […]

By |June 30th, 2017|Spiritual Growth, The Simple Things, Video|0 Comments

PARABLES OF JESUS (SOWER & SEED)

Jesus told parables to share truths.  One of those parables was that of a sower.  The seeds fell on four types of ground.  What type of soil is your heart?

What are the obstacles that stop God’s Word from taking root […]

By |June 23rd, 2017|Spiritual Growth, The Simple Things, Video|0 Comments

PASSION OF PETER

God loves people of passion.

John Wesley once said:  “Get on fire and people will come to watch you burn.”

Peter was a man of passion.  Jesus loved Peter.

Peter’s passions led him to follow Jesus, but his passions also at times were […]

By |June 12th, 2017|Spiritual Growth, The Simple Things, Video|0 Comments

LIVING IN BOREDOM

Years ago, doing some reading on the subject of creativity, I came across some interesting ideas. In a world bombarded with information and the quest for knowledge, we are often given the idea that gathering information is the key to […]

Simple Churches

Within the spectrum of church, there is variety.  There are small churches, larger churches, mega-churches house churches, etc.  I want to write a few thoughts about House Churches, as we are currently involved in one.  There are other venues for […]

By |June 8th, 2017|Church, Spiritual Growth, The Simple Things|0 Comments

GOD’S STILL SMALL VOICE

I read a good book once, and on rare occasions, twice.  An extra special book, three times.  “Is That Really, You?” by Loren Cunningham (founder of YWAM), I have read near a dozen times.  At the end of the book, […]

By |May 29th, 2017|Spiritual Growth, The Simple Things, Video|0 Comments