You Cannot Follow Jesus Until You Take Up Your Cross!

You cannot take up the Cross, until you have denied yourself!....................Jesus Christ (Matthew 16:24)

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I am ‘Pro-choice’; therefore, I must be….

 I am asked (as most will inevitably be in our current outrage nuanced, culturally manipulative ‘baiting’ session of ‘activism’) regarding the abortion issue whether I am pro-life or pro-choice. Or framed differently depending on which side you may land on…

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The Science of Nihilism??

If Francis Crick is hypothesis is correct that…”You, your joys and your sorrows, your memories and ambitions, your sense of personal identity and free will, are in fact no more than the behaviour of a vast assembly of nerve cells…

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God IS Love - Yes?

Defining words, understanding concepts and grappling with interpretations has become an even greater challenge in our post-truth era. Christian words, concepts, principles and core themes are now subject to these various interpretations and more so than ever, by those not…

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H.O.P.E.

Many of you will be familiar with the H.O.P.E. acrostic Hold On Pain Ends, particularly those in the clinical space. This, now ‘catch phrase’ yet vital psycho-social component is a little more intricate and robust than mere subjective emotional perceptions. 

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Second Chance Solution (2nd Edition) NOW UPLOADED and FREE to all

The latest discipling tool from Disciplesplanet is now online and ready for your free use. This work, focusing on the return to foundational soteriology, is aimed at helping in both pre and post - conversion disciple-making. 

From the Foreword

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The Good Samaritan and Servant-hood


A discussion primer 
“I have not come to be served, but to serve and give my life as a ransom for many.” Jesus (Matt 20:28) 
“But none of these things move me, neither count I my life dear unto myself”…

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Postmodernity - a 'statement', but of what?

Post-modernity is a statement, but of what? 

Is it a contrivance in a vacuum? 

Is it a reaction to modernity? 

Is it an attempt at constructing a cultural framework for ‘Global’ accommodation? 

Is it an attempt…

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Lowering the BAR? I Don't Think So!

An excerpt from Second Chance Solution 2nd Edition 
The following is probably not the wisest deposit to make in the brand management ‘sampling’ space. 
‘Shane, don’t you get it? If you want people to read your work and consider your…

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Easter, Death, Ressurection and Forgiveness!

Poet and author of 'Hang It On The Cross', Lisa Engelhardt once penned, "Set the compass of your soul to forgiveness - it will help you find your way out of bitterness." That's it, isn't it, the journey out and…

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When your Emotions become your enemy! 

When our emotions become our enemies, then every element and  environment, big or small, that can stir, touch or rattle these ‘emotions’ (these new foes within) has the very real potential to cause harm/grief to the dishevelled soul. 
It is…

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Journey to humility

“Virtually every Christian passes through these two stages in his pursuit of humility. In the first he fears and flees and seeks deliverance from all that can humble him. He has not yet learned to seek humility at any cost.

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True Equality!

“Only in Christ’s Kingdom can true equality be realized. Capacities, resources and abilities may vary significantly, but every woman, child and man has great worth because they are ‘Image Bearers’

Equality in this perfect Kingdom is found in the ‘adoption’