We finish our series on spiritual gifts by returning to the question of how we discover our gifts. Bill Drewett argues that we cannot discover our gifts alone – we need to be part of a church community. A Church for the Gifted – Week 5 from Bill Drewett
So far in our series on gifts we’ve explored what spiritual gifts are, and how they build up the church. This morning we change tack and ask, ‘how do we discover our gifts?’ Tim Cole explains how discovering our gifts is a life-long journey.
Bill Drewett continues our series looking at the gifts that God gives his church. One of the dominant themes in the New Testament’s teaching on gifts is that we’re all different, yet many of us find it very difficult to embrace this idea and put it into practice . As humans we tend to value conformity, feeling secure when we’re … Read More
Bill Drewett continues our series on spiritual gifts by asking a couple of the most basic questions. What are spiritual gifts, and who receives them? We all know what we mean when we describe someone as ‘gifted’. We’re saying they have a natural ability that many others do not share. The talent shows we watch every week underline that message. … Read More
We start a new series today, looking at the gifts God gives his people. It can be quite a surprise to discover how important the idea of gifts was to the early church, at least judging from the number of times gifts were mentioned in the letters they wrote to one another. They seem to have considered a good understanding … Read More