God's Good News
September 19th, 2021
As a young man I stumbled into a fascinating opportunity. On a short-term mission trip to eastern Europe, after a series of fortunate events, I found myself standing in front of a classroom full of st...  Read More
by Tom Jackson
All Good Things ...
September 19th, 2021
All good things must come to an end. Well, that’s not completely true. God himself is the greatest good, and he is eternal. But in this life, the good things, and the bad things – are temporary.One of...  Read More
by Tom Jackson
Eyes on the Prize
July 24th, 2021
A jarring scene in one of my favourite films (Chariots of Fire) occurs when Harold Abrams, the famed British athlete, lost his first race ever. In fairness, he was competing against one of the top fou...  Read More
by Tom Jackson
Rubbish, Righteousness, and Reward
July 24th, 2021
Some portions of scripture are memorable because they powerfully condense into a few key phrases the core message of the Bible; Philippians 1.2-11 is one of these texts. Please read the scripture here...  Read More
by Tom Jackson
The Significance of a Gospel-Focused Life
July 10th, 2021
One of the deepest human longings is to feel significant. Deep inside we all want to feel important, to feel needed, to feel like our lives matter. Everyone wants to feel like they are special.But we ...  Read More
by Tom Jackson
Working Out Salvation
July 3rd, 2021
If we're already saved because of what God has done through Christ, why does Paul tell the Philippians to work out there salvation? What does that mean?...  Read More
by Tom Jackson
Be Like Christ
June 26th, 2021
Paul wants the Philippians to be a winning church. That means they all need to show with a proactive posture to serve others and make them great. Paul points to Christ as the ultimate example of what ...  Read More
by Tom Jackson
A Worthy Life
June 19th, 2021
Because salvation is a gift that cannot be earned, Christians instinctively deflect thoughts of worthiness or attaining God’s favour based on performance. But this does not mean performance is unimpor...  Read More
by Tom Jackson
To Live is Christ
June 13th, 2021
The energetic and effervescent character named Dani Rojas in the sitcom Ted Lasso shares his life philosophy: Football is Life! This reminds me of the Scottish football manager who, when asked, Is foo...  Read More
by Tom Jackson
Providential Gospel Progress
June 5th, 2021
When Paul found himself in a difficult situation, he didn't question God's goodness but rather saw God's providential hand opening opportunities for the gospel...  Read More
by Tom Jackson
Beginning with the end in mind
May 29th, 2021
Here’s the big idea: God has invested so much to purchase you through Christ, he will finish what he started.The book of Philippians is marked by encouragement and joy. Paul is in prison in Rome, writ...  Read More
by Tom Jackson
The Power of the Spirit
May 22nd, 2021
Before Jesus ascended into heaven, this is what he told his followers:But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem and in all Judea and ...  Read More
by Tom Jackson
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