Viewing 123 posts by Jennie Pollock

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    Multiplanting – A Review

    Further to Matt's post last week about multiplying churches, here's a book giving one model of how that can be achieved. If you're convinced by the 'why' and thinking... Read more
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    He Came Walking

    Matthew Henry's Commentary on the Bible may be old, but boy is it rich! Look at this part that I stumbled upon the other day, on Genesis 3:8: Read more
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    Not Sleeping but Strutting

    At Grace London at the moment we are (slowly) working through Mark’s Gospel. A few weeks ago we came to Mark 4:35-41, in which Jesus calms a storm. As we dug deeper... Read more
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    What Would Zacchaeus Do?

    It’s not a question that’s often considered, is it? After all, Zacchaeus was a Bad Thing. He stole and cheated, he was a tax collector, a collaborator, and a Very... Read more
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    The Spoon isn’t Real

    Last week I filled a major gap in my education and finally watched The Matrix. I know, I know – how had I not seen it before? I just sort of missed it when it first... Read more
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    Aunty Ethel’s Elbow

    I grew up in a Christian home attending a good, solid, Bible-believing church. We were taught from the Word every Sunday, and in the middle of the week would meet in... Read more
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    Dare to be a Mowgli

    The Jungle Book is one of those classics that has, until recently, passed me by. I've seen the Disney cartoon version, of course, but the following scene isn't in it -... Read more
  • The Mirrors of the Ministering Women image

    The Mirrors of the Ministering Women

    "[Bezalel] made the basin of bronze and its stand of bronze, from the mirrors of the ministering women who ministered in the entrance of the tent of meeting." - Exodus... Read more
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    The Work of the Holy Spirit

    What does the work of the Holy Spirit look like in our lives? It could be a little bit like this: Read more
  • When the tricks of the trade don’t work image

    When the tricks of the trade don’t work

    On Tuesday, Andrew Bunt posted some of his ‘tricks of the trade’ in wrestling with knotty ethical issues. The first was to focus on what the Bible says before... Read more