Dealing with invasive tree-kinds!

*** This article is part of a blog series about what it means to live with Christ as our source. You can check out the Introduction to the series here. *** We are designed to be soil that gives rise to crop. Depending on what seeds are sown on the soil of our hearts, that will be what … Continue reading

The fruit we eat is the fruit we bare!

*** This article is part of a blog series about what it means to live with Christ as our source. You can check out the Introduction to the series here. *** Jesus often used plant life to explain important aspects of the Kingdom of Heaven to his disciples. Here is a very significant one that he teaches them … Continue reading

The Tree of Life in Scripture

*** This article is part of a blog series about what it means to live with Christ as our source. You can check out the Introduction to the series here. *** Out of all the things in scripture, the Tree of Life is one of the only things that we see both in the first and the last … Continue reading

The Tree of Life – The Collaboration Begins!

*** This article is part of a blog series about what it means to live with Christ as our source. You can check out the Introduction to the series here. *** Two weeks ago, I started a new tradition on this blog: “Promote your thoughts and Co-author the next blog post.” The idea was inspired by Frank Viola’s … Continue reading

What is the Tree of Life? – Some more time to add your 2 cents!

Hey everyone Last week I started a new little tradition on the blog called “Promote your own thoughts and Co-author the next blog post.” It is designed to give you, the readers a chance to come and add your thoughts on a topic and in the process help me construct the following week’s post. In … Continue reading

Promote your thoughts and Co-author the next blog post!

So we have come to an exciting new element that I would like to introduce to the blog: Co-authorship. This is where I phrase a question with a little bit of context, and you, the readers, reply to it with your ideas on the topic. I then take some of the best replies, mould them together … Continue reading

An Interview with Christian Smith on “The Bible Made Impossible”

Dear Readers I have recently been made aware of an interesting new book entitled, “The Bible Made Impossible” by Cristian Smith, Professor of Sociology at the University of Notre Dame in America. In this book, Smith specifically looks at the way we interpret the bible and why in many circumstances it is flawed when applied … Continue reading

The Tree of Life (part 1): Zoe-Life

#3.1 of Living with Christ as our SOURCE *** This article is part of a blog series about what it means to live with Christ as our source. You can check out the Introduction to the series here. *** In section two, “in the beginning,” we observed a few things and asked many questions. Here is a summary … Continue reading

Shorter blog posts?

Dear Loyal Subscribers After chatting to some of my blog readers I have realised that since resuming blogging, I have been a bit “over-zealous” with regards to the length of posts. It would seem that my readers enjoy more “bite-sized” posts that are easy to read on their mobile phones while going about their day. … Continue reading

In the beginning… (part 3): Taking Dominion, or Not…

#2.3 of Living with Christ as our Source *** This article is part of a blog series about what it means to live with Christ as our source. You can check out the Introduction to the series by clicking here. *** Over the last two weeks we have looked briefly at the events leading up to humanity choosing … Continue reading