Some Juicy Gossip

Well, if you clicked on this link because of the title “some juicy gossip” then firstly, shame on you! — for perpetuating the cycle of gossip! And secondly, you have successfully been duped because you’ll find no gossip here…mwa ha ha haa. Don’t leave. Please don’t leave… … But seriously, let’s talk about gossip… Our Mondayitis! series has come to… Read more →

Devotion: The World is Not an Oyster!

Mondayitis! series (part four) “The World is Not an Oyster” Small group devotion The purpose of this discussion is to discuss what God’s wisdom looks like compared to our wisdom, which is rooted in selfish ambition. Jordan began with this comical news article about a popular vote that went awry. What are some other instances in your life where public/popular… Read more →

Earth Day: A shameless plug

Happy Earth Day everyone! In honour of this special occasion, let me give yet another shameless plug as to why we should care for our planet. Of the very limited readership to frequent the Living Room blogsite, there are probably three reactions right now: Huzzah! Yes! I’ve been holding out for yet another shameless creation care blog! This is so… Read more →

Devotion: Fan or Follower?

Mondayitis! series (part two) “Fan or Follower” Small group devotion The intention is to get your group thinking about how we move beyond merely being a “fan” of Jesus to being a “follower” of Jesus. Who in your group is an avid sports fan? (e.g. Super Rugby, Barclays Premier League etc.) What are typical characteristics of avid sports fans? Get… Read more →

Devotion: A Whole Life

Mondayitis! series (part one) “A Whole Life” Small group devotion The intention of this discussion is to get the group thinking more critically about how we live our lives as Christians during the week. On Sunday, Jordan used the image of different spheres (balloons) which make up our scattered lives (e.g. church, work, uni, family etc.). To begin with you… Read more →

Partnering with God

In the last month or so I have been rather taken by this idea of us working in partnership with God. While it’s not a new idea, it’s one of those thoughts that has become “new” again to me. Given that we start a new sermon series on God in the workplace on Sunday (and that Jordan has been asking… Read more →