Pastor's Blog

by Rev Robert Griffith

Pastor's Blog

by Rev Robert Griffith

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Donkey in the Well

One day, a farmer's donkey fell down into a well. The animal cried piteously for hours as the farmer tried to figure out what to do. Finally, he decided the animal was old, and the well needed to be covered up anyway. It just wasn't worth it to retrieve the donkey. -...

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Be the Church or move aside!

Why does the Church exist? It’s not to get people together for meetings. Or to keep our theology pure. Or to defend our traditions. Or to look cool and appealing to the unchurched. But it’s so easy to fall into one or more of those traps if we are not constantly...

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Parable of the River

Jesus shared a number of parables about the Kingdom of God. Today I want to give you one of my own. May the Spirit of God give you the insight to understand and the courage to respond. - The Kingdom of God is like a river – a magnificent, ever flowing, ever changing...

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Our Job – God’s Job

As I looked over my book shelves this week I noticed how many 'Church Growth' books I have bought and read over the last four decades in ministry. I then reflected on the number of conferences I have invested time and money in during that period in pursuit of the same...

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Don’t Take the Bait!

Apparently the Church is losing the culture wars. We must be. My Facebook feed says so. And Facebook never lies, right? Today it’s about genderless bathrooms. Tomorrow it will be something else. Each issue is presented as ‘The Most Important Issue of Our Time!’ Until...

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Do You Know My King?

I wonder, do you know my King? The Bible says: He's the King of the Jews He's the King of Israel He's the King of righteousness He's the King of the ages He's the King of heaven, He's the King of glory He's the King of kings and He’s the Lord of lords. That's my King!...

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Called to Die

"I tell you the truth, unless a kernel of wheat falls to the ground and dies, it remains only a single seed. But if it dies, it produces many seeds. The man who loves his life will lose it, while the man who hates his life in this world will keep it for eternal life....

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God’s Ways

We have all heard the saying, ‘God works in mysterious ways.’ In fact, many people believe that’s actually a verse in the Bible. I can assure you that it’s not - but there is a Scripture in Isaiah that does convey a similar thought. “For My thoughts are not your...

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Is that what God really said?

That is the question Satan asked Adam and Eve just before they stepped over the line and plunged humanity into sin. Satan continues to ask that question every day and especially to those within the Church. One of Satan’s primary tasks is to lead us away from the truth...

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