Andy Frost

Grace: better left unsaid?

4 March 2020It’s normally chaos before we eat dinner. We've battled to get the four of us around the table for dinner, but almost always one of our young kids is complaining about the menu, there's time pressure for one of us to get to an evening meeting, and then there's inevitably a spillage, so we've got juice running its way around the plates and cascading onto the floor. It’s amongst this chaos, that we try to stop. Simply to pray. To say grace. Over the centuries and across the denominational…

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Establishing God’s kingdom in the next generation

26 April 2018"Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven (Matthew 6:9-13, KJV)." This manner in which Jesus taught us to pray inspires me to make my life count for the purposes of God. It inspires me to play my part in seeing churches grow as people come to faith, to see the different realms of society transformed, and to see the nations more fully reflect God's glory. The word 'kingdom' makes me think big picture—His kingdom here on…

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Sharing Jesus - not an added extra

15 February 2017It has become known as the Eisenhower Matrix after the President’s speech in which he explained "I have two kinds of problems: the urgent and the important. The urgent are not important, and the important are never urgent." It seems that most of our churches believe that sharing Jesus is important but have a massive to-do-list of urgent things. These range from planning weekly worship to raising money and from updating the church website to finalising the coffee rota. So evangelism can often…

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