Posts by Carel Pienaar

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Family Reading Plan: Judges

Use these simple family reading notes to get you all looking at the Bible together. These first notes are all from the book of Judges, to tie in with our Sunday School lessons this term. Your children will have a head start, which should make them feel confident as you ask them questions from the […]

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“How to Walk Into Church” by Tony Payne

You may believe that ‘walking into Church’ seems a rather unlikely, even dull topic. That’s what I thought when the title first came to my attention. Discovering I was wrong was a very joyous experience!  In fact, Tony Payne’s ‘How to Walk Into Church’ is very likely to help you better glorify God and grow […]

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Concise Theology by J.I. Packer

J.I. Packer’s “Concise Theology” is a thorough examination of the essentials of Christianity. For those not familiar with Packer, a Google search will reveal that Packer is a prolific author and considered one of the most significant theologians of the late 20th Century. “Concise Theology” is written from a Reformed and evangelical viewpoint. In the […]

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Why Fellowship Groups?

Looking at the Bible… Understanding our privilege… 1 Pet. 2:5-9 When God rescued Israel at the Exodus, it was always God’s purpose to create for Himself a people who would be “a kingdom of priests and a holy nation” (Ex. 19:6); a people who would be dedicated to the service of God and one another. Yet, this […]

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Risk is Right by John Piper

Life is a very uncertain business. James 4:13-17 reminds us that no person can guarantee whether tomorrow will actually happen or not. No person can with 100% certainty say that their plans will work out, “You do not even know what will happen tomorrow. What is your life? You are a mist that appears for a […]