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How to build others up - By Laurence Torr

How to build others Up

In our last teaching we looked at how to encourage others. In tonight teaching, we look at what God says about edifying others and how to builds others up. 10 more words

Devotional - Exodus 24.15


Exodus 24.15

Then Moses went up on the mountain, and the cloud covered the mountain.

I like having a plan. Whether Lindsey and I are preparing to travel with Elijah, or the church is hosting an event, or even just putting together the order of worship for Sunday mornings, I like having a plan. 468 more words

Old Testament

Close Reading in the Qur'an

Notes on Chapter 2 (“Close Readings, Old and New”) of Michael Birkel, ed. Qur’an in Conversation (Waco, TX: Baylor UP, 2014) 33-35.]

Mohammad Hassan Khalil unpacks the meaning of the opening line of the Qur’an, the… 962 more words


Fluent in emoji

We have just got home from a lovely week of holidaying in the snowy french alps.  I am feeling very refreshed and only slightly overwhelmed by the mountainous laundry pile.   821 more words

Bible Journaling

The Ultimate Sacrifice

Sacrifice began with Cain and Abel. Able gave an acceptable sacrifice, giving to God from the best of what he had. God accepted Abel’s sacrifice and Cain became jealous of Abel’s favor with God and took his life. 2,027 more words



Here’s a very short recap from where we were, in this series. Simply that Esau sold his birthright to Jacob over a helping of pottage, and I remember saying that the consequences of that singular action, though remained unapparent for much of the life of Esau, will return to haunt him when it mattered most. 1,539 more words