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The Need for Gospel Fluency

Say ‘gospel fluency’ and what comes to mind? For most, the ability to share the gospel with an unbeliever. However, gospel fluency is more than this. Gospel fluency is the aptitude and willingness to speak gospel truth into the lives of other Christians. Believers must be aware of the degree to which their brothers and…

The Three-Hour Week

Why don’t people change? Often the problem lies with leadership. First, leaders don’t clarify the path; second, they don’t script the requisite behaviour; and, third, they don’t touch the hearts of their followers. At Kiltarlity Free Church we want to be a disciple-making community. We want to be the kind of community that grows spiritual…

The Call to Fight Sin

The Story of Kudzu Kudzu is killing the plant life of the Southern United States. Native to Japan, kuzdu was brought to America in 1876 for an exposition. The plant was promoted as a decorative plant for gardens and as food for farm animals. Later it was taken to the Southern States and used throughout…

The Three Aims of Christian Parenting

Seeing Our Children as God’s Children We worship a covenant God. This means that from the beginning God has been in a personal relationship with His creation. He is the sovereign Lord over all that He has made. But covenant has a special meaning for human beings. For us, the covenant nature of God means…

The Parable of Coca-Cola

In the 1980s it looked as if Pepsi was going to overtake Coke as the leading soft drink in America. Coke responded to the trend by developing a product that tasted more like Pepsi. The drink was called New Coke, and it was launched in 1985. In spite of initial approval in nationwide taste tests,…

The Gospel Is for Parents

How do struggling families bear the fruit of the gospel?  Fruitless Trees and Fruitless Families I grew up in a funny place. In south Louisiana, where I spent my childhood, banana trees were everywhere, in people’s gardens, by poolside patios, around outdoor decks, even inside shopping malls. But, oddly enough, there were no bananas on…

The Secret to Overcoming Worry

Worry is like back pain; it gets worse with age. But what should we do with our worry? Three Theories on Worry The world has three main theories on worry. The first is to trace it back to childhood. We’re told that an anxious disposition is ultimately the fault of some guardian who didn’t give…