As we continue to look at the various components that contribute to a person’s ‘serving profile’ in the church we come to the penultimate part in this section on Spiritual Gifts. Prophecy Spirit-inspired speaking out of God’s immediate mind and counsel for the strengthening, exhortation and comfort of His people, and also, on occasion, to […]

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Nigel Ring on November 15th, 2013

I have had a number of enquiries, due to my contacts over the years, asking for advice concerning giving to the situation in the Philippines at this time of rebuilding following the typhoon. Crisis response My opinion from previous disasters is that the crisis response, e.g. food, water and shelter is best handled by the […]

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As we continue to consider spiritual gifts and their place in our serving profile we come to three ‘Ms’. Martyrdom Ability to suffer voluntarily/willingly and joyfully for the Lord – even to death. When Paul urged us to ‘earnestly desire’ spiritual gifts this would probably not be the top of many people’s lists! And yet […]

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