March 30, 2020
From the archives, this Serving Today series offers a framework so that we can help each other and draw alongside (virtually) those in great need during this time of crisis.
In the first episode, Dr John Hall (with Derek French) brings Bible answers on why disasters happen.
March 27, 2020
Aries Liboro pastors the First Reformed Baptist Church, Valenzuela City, Manila. His church reaches many of the urban poor, in an area with loads of children and young people. Aries describes the challenges of ministry in a place where many migrate abroad for work, but where young people are growing up in the church and serving the Lord. How do you make disciples among the urban poor?
March 24, 2020
From Slavery to Service ‘The God who is Near’ Exodus 40v34-38
The Tabernacle was not an idea thought up by the people who then asked God to bless it, it was given by God and in doing things his way the people were blessed with his presence.
March 20, 2020
#FromSlaverytoService with Doug Johnson, Exodus 32v30-35
‘God the holy one’
‘What do we rely on?’ Often people do depend on the buildings that they have, on the finance or the people that they have or even on the minister that they have. We often set other things in the place of God by giving them an importance that they are not really due.
March 17, 2020
More from Doug Johnson in #FromSlaverytoService on Exodus 17v1-7 God, the one who is faithful
"...often our complaints are directed at our leaders because we put our trust in them rather than in God. They cannot supply our need, only God can."
March 13, 2020
Hanson Manova is an Indian pastor based in Namakkal, Tamil Nadu. From 1861 to the 1970s, India was the main focus of GBM's work. In this interview recorded in October 2019, he discusses the movement of churches that continues to thrive in India under indigenous leadership. he explains how they are connecting with the weakest and most marginalised, and how a movement of planting and restoring churches is growing. Hanson leads theological training at several levels. They also have a large ministry among young people, and he discusses how the LGBT agenda is making an impact in India.
March 13, 2020
The next episode of Serving Today is From Slavery to Service with Doug Johnson.
He takes us to Exodus chapter 19 verses 3 to 6 with a talk called ‘God calls his people to live for him’.
God’s people must not forget his mercies in the past and must live for him in the light of those mercies.
March 11, 2020
In the next part of From Slavery to Service, Doug Johnson takes us to Exodus chapter 14 verses 13 to 14:
‘God the Warrior’
God is the one who fights for his people and he is the one who saves them completely.
March 6, 2020
In this Serving Today episode, Doug Johnson with the second part of God the King in the Exodus series From Slavery to Service.
And when verses are taken out of context = Abuse of Scripture. Can we always be sure anybody who says, ‘Jesus is Lord’ (1 Corinthians 12 verse 3) is definitely a Christian? Discuss (with Stephen Kneale @steve_kneale)
March 3, 2020
In the Serving Today series From Slavery to Service, Doug Johnson brings us God the King from Exodus chapter 11 verses 4 to 8.
And Stephen Kneale (@steve_kneale) takes another verse which can be used out of context, this time it’s Matthew 4v9. Perhaps a more blatant candidate…?