Category: "RBC church life"

Randburg Baptist Church Eldership statement on Freemasonry

by Gavin  

Randburg Baptist Church Eldership statement on Freemasonry
  Following on from our 3rd quarter “Twisted Jesus” Bible Hour series, and in particular the treatment of the Freemasonry issue on Sunday 23rd September 2018, the elders were requested to provide some clarification on our standpoint by a number of… more »

Welcome to Philippi - some thoughts as we start our new sermon series

by Gavin  

Welcome to Philippi - some thoughts as we start our new sermon series
Welcome to the church of Christ, here in Philippi.  Here we all are, sitting in the spacious and Roman-styled home of Lydia, a local businesswoman.  We’re tried a few other venues, but for this meeting, Lydia’s home certainly has the most space, and in… more »

Act like men

by Gavin  

Act like men
  These reflections flow from very real issues that have surfaced in our church life and local community over the last week.  My focus in this blog is most particularly men, but I am acutely aware of very similar issues in the lives of many of the… more »

Why did Jesus curse the fig tree? (sermon follow-up from Sunday 26th March 2017)

by Gavin  

Why did Jesus curse the fig tree? (sermon follow-up from Sunday 26th March 2017)
Why did Jesus curse the fig tree when it had no figs, and yet Mark clearly made the point in Mark 11:13 that it was not the season for figs?   A few folk picked up on that yesterday after the service – well done!  Good Bereans, following the text!!!!… more »

WHERE TO NEXT??? How do I pray for my spiritually blind children?

by Gavin  

WHERE TO NEXT??? How do I pray for my spiritually blind children?
This blog idea came to me yesterday afternoon, flowing from a very high-speed discussion with someone after our 9am worship service yesterday.  I has unpacked Mark 10:46-52, and considered the sight that was restored to Bartimaeus – both physically and… more »

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