Service

Taking The Long View

Many believers grew up with the teaching that the world was almost at an end, says John Alley. Thus it was that the vision we have had for the nations has been limited. And yet, even while the church held this view, the kingdom of God was all the while advancing in the nations. With the passing of the early apostles, says John, there began a decline in the doctrine of the church. Some have taught that following the restoration of the five-fold ministry the return of Christ would be imminent. However, this is not accurate, for apostles (and…

Daniel #3 – Reserved for Gods Service

Daniel #3 – Reserved for Gods Service
Philip Alley gives a brief overview of his previous message on the life of Daniel before moving on to today’s theme of living ready for service, just as Daniel did. Philip begins with a timeline of the outstanding events of Daniel’s life as recorded in Scripture, beginning with his challenge to eating the food offered as a very young man to his encounter with the lion’s den when he was over 80 years old. Daniel lived a counter cultural life, says Philip, a way of life completely different to the accepted values of the society in which he lived. He…