Irenaeus of Lyons (120-202) on the Miraculous Gifts of the Holy Spirit

Originally posted on Charismactivism:
Irenaeus As I mentioned last week I’m reading Jeff Doles’ Miracles and Manifestations of the Holy Spirit in the History of the Church, and it’s amazing to see what God has been doing continously in His church throughout world history. The book is basically only made up by quotes from older…

Manly Churches Big Day Out 2014

Join us on Sunday the 21st of September at the Manly Churches Big Day Out. After the huge success of last year, the combined churches of Manly are all coming together again to have fun, worship and celebrate! Come to St Patrick’s Estate in Manly (151 Darley Rd – parking available). 2-4pm for a big BBQ, liveContinue reading “Manly Churches Big Day Out 2014”

The Jesus Manifesto

Truly transformational leaders are rare in any field. It is easy to talk a big game, but delivering… well that’s another question. Leaders of all stripes lay out their intentions before campaigns, AGMs, rallies, only to find the reality of compromise, human nature and bureaucratic institutions stifle their best hopes. One man was different. LukeContinue reading “The Jesus Manifesto”

Mandela, Jesus and the Power of Grace

Matthew, Mark and Luke tell the actual story of how Jesus was born. You may be familiar with it… angels, shepherds, a donkey, a baby born in a manger. But what John does in his account of Jesus’ life is start his story with the meaning and significance of what is happening. The Word, thatContinue reading “Mandela, Jesus and the Power of Grace”

Christian Conferences for Dummies

Christians, especially Pastors, like to spend a lot of money going to church conferences. I quite like going to conferences across the church spectrum , though I must admit after going to a few, you could basically predict what will be said. So if you want to save yourself the money, here is my tongueContinue reading “Christian Conferences for Dummies”

Manly Churches Big Day Out

There is so much more to life when you are following Jesus! To celebrate this, eight local Manly churches are coming together for some family fun, and a combined service with Mike Pilavachi up at St Patrick’s Estate in Manly. Here are the details… Manly Churches Big Day Out – Sunday the 29th of September 2:30-5:30pmContinue reading “Manly Churches Big Day Out”