Posts Tagged "Quotes"

Managing Monday with Philip Yancey – take 2

Posted by on Jun 26, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Philip Yancey’s (1949 – present) books have sold over 14 million copies, making him one of the most widely read contemporary Christian authors. I always enjoy his work, but What’s so Amazing about Grace and The Jesus I Never Knew, are particular favourites. Managing Monday will spend a few weeks highlighting some of his gems… As I read the birth stories of Jesus I cannot help but conclude that though the world may be tilted toward the rich and powerful, God is tilted toward the underdog – Philip Yancey Endurance is not just the ability to bear a hard thing, but...

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Managing Monday with Philip Yancey

Posted by on Jun 19, 2017 in Blog | 1 comment

Philip Yancey’s (1949) books have sold over 14 million copies, making him one of the most widely read contemporary Christian authors. I always enjoy his work, but What’s so Amazing about Grace and The Jesus I Never Knew, are particular favourites. Managing Monday will spend a few weeks highlighting some of his gems… Christians get very angry towards Christians who sin differently than they do – Philip Yancey The solution to sin is not to impose an ever stricter code of behaviour. It is to know God – Philip Yancey I rejected the church for a time because I found...

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Managing Monday with Eugene Peterson – take 3

Posted by on Jun 12, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Say the name Eugene Peterson (1932- ) and many things might spring to mind. There is his refreshing paraphrase of the Bible, The Message, or it could be one of the thirty plus books he has written, or more likely it might be one of the many gems of wisdom you have remembered from one of those books. This is the final of the three post where we look at some of his striking insights… Waiting in prayer is a disciplined refusal to act before God acts – Eugene Peterson The silence that makes it possible to hear God speak also makes it possible for us to hear the world’s words...

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Managing Monday with Eugene Peterson – take 2

Posted by on Jun 5, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Say the name Eugene Peterson (1932- ) and many things might spring to mind. There is his refreshing paraphrase of the Bible, The Message, or it could be one of the thirty plus books he has written, or more likely it might be one of the many gems of wisdom you have remembered from one of those books. This is the second of the three post where we look at some of his striking insights… You are defined by what you embrace, not what you resist – Eugene Peterson One way to define spiritual life is getting so tired and fed up with yourself you go on to something better, which is...

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Managing Monday with Eugene Peterson

Posted by on May 29, 2017 in Blog | 2 comments

Say the name Eugene Peterson (1932- ) and many things might spring to mind. There is his refreshing paraphrase of the Bible, The Message, or it could be one of the thirty plus books he has written, or more likely it might be one of the many gems of wisdom you have remembered from one of those books. We’ll spend three weeks looking at some of his striking insights… Worship is the strategy by which we interrupt our preoccupation with ourselves and attend to the presence of God – Eugene Peterson No life of faith can be lived privately. There must be overflow into the lives of...

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