Archives for: "December 2015"

Empty offices and the providence of God

by Gavin  

Empty offices and the providence of God
I realise that year-end mania dominates much of what is being said on social media and blogs, and in a sense these musings just surf the same wave… While nothing mysterious happens between 23:59:59 on the 31st December and 00:00:00 on the 1st January,… more »

Sowing Christmas seeds...

by Gavin  

Sowing Christmas seeds...
It has been a joy over the last 13 hours to see gospel seeds sown in the build-up to Christmas…    A number of our Randburg Baptist Church family went across to Douglasdale Retirement Village to lead a Carol Service there at 5pm on Christmas Eve.… more »

Ignorance and apathy as Christmas approaches...

by Gavin  

Ignorance and apathy as Christmas approaches...
Homer Simpson is not the best guide to spiritual truth.   However, with that statement he does come close to a prevailing worldview about Jesus Christ… “Just because I don’t care, doesn’t mean that I don’t understand.”   A teenager once told me that his… more »

"Okes" kinda done for the year!

by Gavin  

"Okes" kinda done for the year!
This morning was the last formal session of our men meeting for 5.30am coffee, chat and mutual sharpening. Some extended engagement for many months with Thomas Watson's "The Godly Man's Picture," and now more recently Platt's "Counter Culture." Can't… more »

Elijah's ravens still exist...

by Gavin  

Elijah's ravens still exist...
Great Saturday morning seeing all the flurry of preparation for tomorrow night's Carol Service... flowers, décor, narrators getting lines right... all while a BIG year-end celebration and braai was happening with 12h00 service folk and Diepsloot church… more »