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Be A Man!

Be A Man!
What does it mean to be a man? John Alley opens with the central theme of last week’s message. Beginning with insights from 1 Corinthian 16:13-14, John describes the role of committed, dedicated men who form a Church Council. These are men who will meet and pray over the life of the church, with the spiritual authority of those men’s prayers strengthening and empowering the church. In seeking to define the image of God as stamped into men, John also greatly honours women and emphasises the powerful and vital role they share in the house and work of God.…

Every Man Perfect #2 – Our Lives Are Not Our Own

Every Man Perfect #2 – Our Lives Are Not Our Own
John Alley commences his message with a reading from the book of Jeremiah which teaches that our lives are not our own – it is not for a man to direct his own steps. John then goes to the book of Luke, emphasizing the need for repentance. God is patient and merciful, says John, and while He gives another chance for His people to repent, there is a point where, if left too long, the person is unable to repent. John goes on to discuss the need to rebuild the Church Council. Weak leadership, says John, causes the flock…