Author Archives: adam


in Blog, Evangelical, Values

The Gospel

One of Life In The Spirit’s core values is that we are Evangelical, and part of this means being Gospel-focused.  But what do we mean by “Gospel” and how does that relate to the mission...

August 18, 2015
in Blog, Reformed

The Doctrines of Grace

The doctrines of grace lie at the heart of what it means to be Reformed.  These five doctrines explain God’s action in salvation and are a focal point for some of the most distinctive and...

February 19, 2015
in Blog, Relational

Relational – Theology & Practice

Gareth Lloyd-Jones As a church leader I am aware of the importance of both clear doctrinal definitions and missional strategy; I am also convinced that mates matter! Since being introduced to Life in the Spirit...

February 19, 2015
in Blog, Charismatic

Charismatic Spiritual Gifts

Gareth Lloyd-Jones The church in which I was raised spoke in the present tense about the work of the Father and the work of the Son. Sadly, however the work of the Spirit, was only...

February 19, 2015
in Blog, Discipleship, Misc

Cosmic Conga

I took a young man with me to a speaking engagement some years ago. This guy, in his late teens, very much looked like he was on the cusp of commitment to Christ. I had...

December 09, 2014
in Blog, Misc, Theology

Pragmatic Leadership?

Why asking “will it work?” is not a sufficient test of strategic decisions. Over the years I have learned a variety of lessons concerning leadership, from many different people, operating in a variety of different...

August 12, 2014
in Blog, Leadership, Misc

20 Leadership Lessons from the Life of Gideon

In recent years there has been a raft of material written concerning leadership principles, strategies and know-how. However, I remain firmly convinced that the best lessons are still drawn from the instruction and narrative of scripture. Of...

April 24, 2014