Cheerleading 1 – God drives us towards others

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This latest podcast sees us shift gears a little and begin to focus on the basics of what it means to be a cheerleader in terms of helping others find and develop their faith in God.  The guys look at the idea that chasing after God ultimatly leads us into greater relationships with other people.  In fact they suggest that loving other people is how we go about loving God.

Shut up and listen

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It was René Laennec, the inventor of the stethoscope who famously said, “listen to your patients, they are telling you how to heal them”. I was reflecting on this quote as we prepared to launch another year. Read More

Sneaky Jesus

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I have just returned from a trip to the US where I had the privilege of attending a conference or two as well as spending sometime with friends in the mid-west. Our friends live in a university town and had started a wonderful cafe in a building next to their church. This was a great space for the local students to gather, with eclectic furniture, modern local art and fair trade, organic coffee. I remember thinking, “This is about as good as a church can do in creating a safe place for people to hear the dangerous message of Jesus”. I congratulated my friend on their church’s creativity, to which she laughed and said, “Ah, the students still think it wreaks of ‘sneaky Jesus’…” Read More