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While you may use multiple texts, it is not primarily to build the main idea, but rather to reinforce the main idea.
Without context, God’s epoch-defining intervention in human history to rescue and transform the world, is turned into an anodyne children’s story.
Make sure any flourishes work to support the preaching of the text, not to steal the spotlight away from it.
Instead of simply provoking a celebratory nod from “the choir” in your church, why not clarify what you mean in your explanation, and what you mean by way of application?
Always take a look and see what the context of the Biblical text is offering by way of motivation.
Why European languages are not sufficient in African contexts.
Embracing a theology of ‘unity in diversity’.
When a narrative does its work, it can really work in the heart and mind of a listener.
As Christians living in Europe, we have a unique opportunity to be salt and light in genuine, courageous and simple ways.
We should recognise that breadth of awareness is not evidence of the depth of our engagement.
Motherhood can sometimes be an idol to be worshiped - and as for all worship, it has its detractors and its fanatics.
Is there anything that you would not be willing to give up, under any circumstances, out of your love for the Lord, even if you understood, without a shadow of doubt, that you must give it up or let it go?
In the world we live in, love is always presented exclusively in relation to romanticism.
The false prophets of old, like their modern counterparts, were set in motion by the smell of money. The evangelical market presents enormous business opportunities.
I was able to understand the list in Galatians for the first time, when I started looking at it, not as an obligation, but as an offer.
I think that of all the New Testament verses and words of Jesus, this verse may be the one that has been the most taken out of context throughout history.
In the Bible there is continuity in the ideas, there is unity in its principles, an internal connexion which, even when unseen, reverberates in our inner being.