Contributed on Jul 17, 2016
Jesus came to save those who are LOST (Matthew 18:11, Luke 19:10) whatever that means. A man in his 90’s recently asked me “Who are those who are lost? Save them from what?” Because whatever lost means, Jesus came to save them from it, This is important.
Matthew 18:11 – THE LOST THING Sometimes we discover that not everything fits into the secure boxes in which our perspectives are housed. Our spiritual curiosity is not simply drawn to those things that are easily explained but mostly to those things that defy conformity. The dull ...read more
Contributed on Aug 13, 2016
Forgiving a torn artwork is trivial. What happens when the sin sears its way into your soul and brings devastation to your heart? All I know is that I have been forgiven more than I could hope for in my life and have been tested with offenses where only God’s help enabled me to forgive.
Matthew 18:15-20 – “CROSS ME AND YOU’LL REGRET IT?” She came to me, tears streaming down her face and in obvious distress. It was Sunday and I was walking across from our house to our small Church building to take the service. The morning was beautiful, her confession was ...read more
Contributed on Aug 29, 2016
Another rogue trader is back in the headlines after Compassion Bank’s Owner and Managing Director, J.C. Davidson, revealed that “unauthorised trading” by Michael Heartless has cost the bank millions of dollars. What the parable would look like today.
Matthew 18:23-35 – HOW TO INVEST IN WHAT TRULY MATTERS – The Parable of a Rogue Trader WORLD BREAKING NEWS: Monday. ANOTHER ROGUE TRADER SQUANDERS MILLIONS. Another rogue trader is back in the headlines after Compassion Bank’s Owner and Managing Director revealed that ...read more