Author Archives: Matthew

Pursuing the Lord Together

Believers have several relationships. We have our individual walks with the Lord and we have our relationships with each other. We also have a third relationship. Paul wrote ‘we are called as one body.(Colossians 3 v 15)’ We, together, as … Continue reading

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Conference Announcement

This year my church will be holding its third annual conference. We do this to gather the believers we see only rarely, to encourage our sister churches and to declare Jesus Christ in the church. Here is the link. http://churchlife.org.uk/conference/

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The Church II

It matters where you start. Whatever you are doing it matters where you start. Churches have been founded for many reasons. They have been founded for evangelism, for ministry, for gifts, for anointing, to help the needy, for sound doctrine … Continue reading

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The Church

Jesus said ‘I will build my church.‘ What was he talking about? A minister at the front. A music group to lead the worship. A building which costs a fortune to maintain and takes a large part of the church’s … Continue reading

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The Promise of God

We all have things we want from the lord. There are things we think the church should be like, things we should be able to experience and enjoy with other believers. Many of these expectations are dashed when we come … Continue reading

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One as Christ is One

In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. each part of his creation revealed some part of himself but the final act of creation was special. God created man in his own image. Up until this moment creation … Continue reading

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Musings on Matthew 5

One of the advantages of meeting in a church where everyone is free to speak and share is that revelation is not limited to one man. When I share someone else adds things I would never have seen on my … Continue reading

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Musings on Matthew 4

The temple in Jerusalem had a number of gates. One of these was for the exclusive use of the priests. The reason was simple. To minister in the Temple a priest had to purify himself. The rituals took ages and … Continue reading

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The Christian Meeting

I. THE CHURCH MEETING A Church in Crisis While the apostle Paul was in Ephesus he received three visitors. The men were part of the church in Corinth. In an age without telephones or email, where travel was slow and … Continue reading

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The Believer’s Highest Call

TO BE CALLED To be called is to be special. To be called by God to some mission or purpose makes me important. I am called as an apostle and therefore I have value. I am called as an evangelist … Continue reading

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