The Art of Double Listening

12/31/2019By The Rev. Canon Phil AsheyFeatured, Vision for Evangelism

“[Jesus] taught them many things by parables, and in his teaching said ‘Listen!’” – Mark 4:2 “My dear brothers, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry…”  – James 1:19 Dear friends in Christ, In The Contemporary Christian: Applying God’s Word to Today’s World (1992: IVP), the great Anglican … Read More

Stop, Challenge and Choose

12/11/2019By The Rev. Canon Phil AsheyFeatured

“But when he saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming to where he was baptizing, he [ John the Baptist] said to them ‘You brood of vipers!  Who warned you to flee from the coming wrath?  Produce fruit in keeping with repentance.’”  Matthew 3:7-8 NIV On the second Sunday in Advent, the preacher at … Read More