There can be no spiritual formation without engagement with the Spirit. To attempt to do otherwise makes for a hard life, a miserable experience where the flesh gets the upper hand and joy eludes us and defeat is our constant companion. The transformed life we are called to cannot come about by the mere application … Continue reading Spiritual formation – open to the Spirit
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This weekend the church celebrated Pentecost, the coming of the Spirit, and what a momentous event that first Pentecost was! All of a sudden ordinary Galilean Christians were filled with the Spirit speaking in languages they had never learned and as a result their worship, prayer and witness was radically transformed, and their impact on … Continue reading Got it all?
Yes I know there isn't one, it finishes with 28... But reading through Acts you can't help but notice the abruptness with which it end - you are left high and dry, you want to know what happens next. And there's the point, it's not supposed to end, the story continues right down to today, … Continue reading Acts 29