The Holy Spirit: Baptism, Filling, Leading and Gifts

This week a number of our Living Churches (cell groups, house groups, life groups, put your particular name here!) have been studying the Holy Spirit.  Having been in three of these groups this week, the same questions have come up again and again.  It’s one of those areas where confusion abounds because of so muchContinue reading “The Holy Spirit: Baptism, Filling, Leading and Gifts”

When To Use Your North Wind Face!

Those of you who know me know I often talk about the fact everyone – especially leaders – should have a north wind face.  The Scripture tells us: As the north wind drives away rain, so doth an angry countenance a backbiting tongue (Proverbs 25.23) You need to develop a face that says to people:Continue reading “When To Use Your North Wind Face!”

Flowing With God 02: Beware of Natural Christianity

One of the greatest dangers for grace Christians is the danger of natural Christianity.   The leaders of the grace movement across the world are some of the greatest Bible teachers who have ever lived, and we have never had access to so much good teaching.  Some days I can listen to hours of teachingContinue reading “Flowing With God 02: Beware of Natural Christianity”