Inspiring Lives #9: Paul & Luke: Firm Friendship

Inspiring Lives #9: Paul & Luke: Firm Friendship

Friendship comes at the very heart of the Apostle Paul’s team dynamics. Luke is a brilliant example of Firm Friendship – a fellow worker, friend who stuck with him to the end & one who was willing to serve where needed

Inspiring Lives #8: Paul, Priscilla, Aquila & Apollos – Generations

Inspiring Lives #8: Paul, Priscilla, Aquila & Apollos – Generations

It is inspiring to see how Paul helped Priscilla & Aquila in such a way that they could impact others. It’s a story about drawing alongside others, trusting God to work and seeing how God would multiply his efforts through others.

Inspiring Lives #7: Paul & Epaphras: Carrying the Gospel

Inspiring Lives #7: Paul & Epaphras: Carrying the Gospel

Despite only 3 mentions Epaphras is an inspiring character who carried the gospel back to Colossae, wrestled in prayer for them and partnered faithfully with Paul.

#5 Higher Purpose – Wrong ways of working

#5 Higher Purpose – Wrong ways of working

Wrong ways of working include making work (or the pursuit of money/wealth) an idol. At the other extreme others struggle with idleness or simply lack of effort. This blog examines how to avoid these pitfalls.

#4 Higher Purpose – Working for the glory of God

#4 Higher Purpose – Working for the glory of God

In order to redeem our work we need a fresh perspective on the purpose of our work and who it is that we are serving. When we do so there will be a natural impact on the people we are working with.

#2 Higher Purpose – Working from a place of rest

#2 Higher Purpose – Working from a place of rest

God writes a healthy rhythm of working from a place of rest into all that he has made. In this post I wrestle with the implications of having life in and out of balance.

Inspiring Lives #6: Paul & Lydia – Using our Resources

Inspiring Lives #6: Paul & Lydia – Using our Resources

Lydia was a business woman from Thyatira who having encountered Jesus, immediately began to use the resources God had given her for the sake of others