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I’ve been thinking and writing!

Here’s the posts that survived my recent editorial-cull!

Pick a picture, click and read! There’s over 150 posts here, mostly about Church, prophets and prophecy.  Let me know if you think I have missed a subject that interests you! I shall be deleting a few more so be quick!

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Disruptive prophets
Prophets are disruptive. It’s in the job description! King Ahab couldn’t believe the audacity of Elijah as suddenly found him,
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Encountering the unexpected
What a ludicrous idea! To even begin, you must have some idea of what the unexpected will be, but then
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The Irish Prophet
Do you know the Irish Prophet? Just over three years ago whilst in prayer the Lord showed me that I
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Gifts of the Spirit
It would be remiss to talk about the Gifts of the Spirit without first mentioning the character forming Fruit of
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Having the final word.
People may forget what you say but sometimes remember accurately your last remark. The last word of the book of
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Joel 2
In the excited rush to get to Joel’s most famous prophecy (Joel 2:28-29) many people miss great encouragements that he
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Amateur prophets
In a day of seemingly rampant fake news, amateur prophets are at large in the Church – and actually, it is
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Are teams the answer?
Much has been written about ‘Team.’ Our ability to work as part of a team has been understood to be
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God’s Grace
I sat in a coffee bar recently, and having allocated myself an hour to read think and plan it didn’t
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Activation!
Revision: This revision of the article is to raise the issue that we do need to encourage and pray for
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All in a Word
It’s worth looking at a certain word embedded in Acts 2:42, ” And they devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching
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Feasting at the table of giants.
One of my joys every year as I read through the bible is the gripping narrative of the Pentateuch, from
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Leftovers
My Google assistant informed me that ‘leftovers’ are “Something left after everything else has been used”. It is very easy
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The issue with prayer
If you do not pray, the chances are you are rarely going to be able to hear God, know His
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God speaks.
There are some things that are a joy to hear. The rich sound of children playing, arguing and chatting in
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Where grace leads to
Our emphasis on the grace of God is beginning to permeate much of what we say and do in the
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Irreversible grace
Just as you begin to think you have an understanding of God’s lavish and extravagant grace, you make a fresh
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That question
It goes without saying that as Christians we want to live a life that is pleasing to God. Because of
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A prophetic Word
Amos’ powerful words in Amos 8:11 are not a prophecy that we expect to have a dual fulfillment in our time, but
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Christ alone
Tullian Tchividjian, grandson of Billy Graham, inspires me with some of his teachings, particularly when he makes the unequivocal statement
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When prophets go AWOL!
  Here’s the picture the pastor stands up to preach, knows his subject, has studied the Greek and Hebrew texts,
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Irresponsibility…
When prophetic people should just know better There have been times where prophetic ministry, left to its own devices has
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Dealing with disappointment
We’ve all encountered disappointment some of us handle it better, or with more maturity than others. The way that we
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Emergent prophetic ministry
New wine has to go in new wine-skins and it may be that the prophetic movement as it is currently
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Axe heads.
Here is a well known story that is loaded with meaning and lessons… “And when they (the sons of the
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Obedience & truth
Don’t be surprised if you hear prophetic exhortation to obey the Lord with gladness, right in the middle of difficult
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Restoring hope today
A major focus of the prophetic ministry centres on restoring hope, courage and confidence in the heart of the believer
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Context
What is the supreme focus of authentic prophetic ministry in the Church in these present days? The question itself raises
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God’s Word – keeping it central
The last thing the gifted or prophetic person would ever want to do is mislead the Church by abusing scripture,
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When it comes to prayer
One of the most significant discoveries when we first come to faith in Christ is that God not only hears
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