Category: "RBC church life"

I have wanted to leave the church many times!

by Gavin  

I have wanted to leave the church many times!
[This blog is quoted directly and fully from the final chapter of Mark Dever’s book “What Is a Healthy Church?” published by Crossway Books]   I have wanted to leave this church many times … all the talk about battling sin and serving others; people… more »

#feesmustfall 2016 - prayer thoughts for our church

by Gavin  

#feesmustfall 2016 - prayer thoughts for our church
We awoke yet again to news of a student protest in Parktown this morning, after a weekend of reports of continued unrest across various campuses in South Africa.  How should Christians respond?  One temptation, I suppose, is to grumble and complain… more »

Praying for the men in your pulpit

by Gavin  

Praying for the men in your pulpit
The preacher's 5 year-old daughter noticed that her father always paused and bowed his head for a moment before starting his sermon. One day she asked him why.   "Well, Honey," he began, proud that his daughter was so observant of his messages, "I'm… more »

What's bugging you?

by Gavin  

What's bugging you?
Mosquitos are niggly, horrible, buzzing things.  They sneak up on you, and then, out of nowhere, that burning, stinging itch starts.  Some are worse than others… I remember one bite I sustained on a bus in Cairo.  Egyptian mozzies are on steroids, and… more »

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