Author Archives: Steve Poisat

Palm Sunday: Will I be still following Jesus by Friday?


Biblical theology teaches us that the promised redeemer will come and put all things right, restore shalom with God, myself, others and creation. As a Jesus follower, I shout, Yes! Hallelujah! I believe it! Commenting on Palm Sunday Tom Wright says, “As we arrive at Jerusalem with Jesus, the question presses upon us. Are we going along for the trip ...

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Every little thing is going to be alright


I attended my doctor’s appointment today to get a big mole on my back that was becoming irregular, checked out. The doctor confirmed two moles that were changing shape and need to be cut out and sent off for testing. He also pointed out some muscle atrophy in my arms and asked what exercise I do, whilst commenting on how ...

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Need a break from church?

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I’ve been pondering this thought lately… How is it, that after many years, many a Christian feels exhausted and in need of a break from involvement with church?  I do not mean for bio/psycho health or other unforeseen reasons, but spiritually need a break. Many of us confess that we are “spiritually/emotionally burnt out” and have given up on the ...

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Heart Transplants and the New Humanity Societies

Heart Transplants and the New Humanity Societies | Gospel Brew

History testifies that the human condition is such that we need a heart transplant and not merely a better life support iSystem. If the West’s era of enlightenment with all the genuine progress that has been made for the good of humanity through the industrial, scientific, technological, medical and psychological advancements was going to find a cure for the sin-disease ...

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Bible Reading, Boredom and a Spiritual COMA Awakening

Bible Reading and a Spiritual Coma Awakening | Gospel Brew

Imagine having a conversation with someone important and your primary agenda is to see what they can do for you or what you can get out of them. Sort of like the pesky door to door salesperson just interested in the potential sale you stand for. How long do you think that conversation will last, or what do you think the ...

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The Gospel Vs. Performance-Driven Christianity… Jesus Wins!

Performance based Christianity versus the Gospel Jesus Wins | Gospel Brew

I was reflecting on a great discussion that we had one night at one of our GC’s (Gospel Communities) and thought I would share my thoughts with you all, hopefully for your joy and progress in the faith today! One of the main points of discussion that we had was around this section of “The Gospel Centred Life” study material ...

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