Amos 9:5-15 | Which Story?

Amos 9:5-15 | Which Story? Amos Series – Part 7 of 7 The Choice God Out It’s All Accidental The Goldilocks Effect The ‘Why’ Question God In No Conflict For Lovers Of Tragedy  A Tragic Ruin God’s Plan The Watching God Separation Choose Christmas Rebuilding The Ruins The Invention Of Christmas A Time To Rethink…

The God Who Just Might Exist

Now and again we may meet someone who will say that they don’t believe in that “God of yours”.  Indeed that ‘someone’ would have been me a few years ago!  So I’ve had quite a while to think about the ‘does God exist’  issue and the questions it raises.  The ‘someone’ may even go further…

And Can It Be – Yes It Can

When you come into a congregational meeting what do you see?  You will see a whole bunch of people, but what sort of people?  Do they look like they are all the sort of people who have got their act together, live respectable, squeaky clean ’Christian’ lives?  That is actually the perception congregations often give…

Amos 8:7-14 | When God Is Silent

Amos 8:7-14 – When God Is Silent Amos Series – Part 6 of 7 The Silent Famine God’s Worst Thing! Yippie!  No Sermons! God Doesn’t Call Anymore Loved And Left Lord Speak To Us! Operational Manual Missing Starved Souls The Sound Of Silence ‘Anomie’ For Kidz Sake Idolatry Breakdown Of Gen Plasma The Old Truth…

Amos 7:7 – 8:6 | Where The Dollar Rules Justice Dies

Amos 7:7 – 8:6 – Where The Dollar Rules Justice Dies Amos Series – Part 5 of 7 The Plumb-line The Covenant Test Shoot The Messenger Truth Not Popular The Grim Reaper Ruthlessness Trampling The Needy The Covenant Bias Driven By Money ‘Legal’ Injustice The Jesus Bias Exploitation The Quaker Model Holidays A Nuisance Not…

Amos 5:18-24 | Worship God’s Style

Amos 5:18-24 – Worship God’s Style Amos Series – Part 4 of 7 Ready Or Not? The Day Of The Lord Darkness Or Light? For The Chosen Jesus Echoes Amos Cancel Sundays Great Worship? When God Hates It Non-Essential ‘Worship’ The Idols We Have Worshipping ‘Worship’ Worship Is A River A Song Without Words A…

It’s All About Heart

One of the scary things about God is that He knows everything I do; worse He knows everything I think, what my motives are etc.  The fact is that no matter how much we may fool other people, God truly knows us.  To put it another way, God knows our ‘heart’.  This ‘heart’ word occurs…