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The Lesson

The Lesson

  At New Creations Inn, we like to summarize the gospel narrative into four acts which we find played out both in the scriptures and in our clients’ lives: Creation, Estrangement, Reconciliation, and New Creation. This formed the agenda for the 10 year anniversary conference which was called, Lessons at the Inn. Ultimately, the lesson from […]

As you go…

As you go…

When I got my first ever drivers license on November 30 I had no idea that a couple of months down the line I would be providing a taxi service for people I’d never met driving back and forth, all over town, on a regular basis. I started working at New Creations Inn towards the […]

Book Review- Saturate Field Guide

Book Review- Saturate Field Guide

What do you believe about discipleship and evangelism? Do you think it is a job for few paid professionals or the hyper-religious?  Even if you do believe it is the role of every believer, do you feel equipped to train up someone else in the fullness of the gospel? My views on this have changed […]

7 Reasons You Should Support the Work...

7 Reasons You Should Support the Work of 20 Schemes

I recently had the privilege of observing  the work of 20 Schemes, a church planting ministry in Scotland. Working out of Scotland’s housing schemes -think American housing projects on a bigger scale, they build church planting teams, train leaders and develop resources.  We believe that building healthy, gospel-preaching churches in Scotland’s poorest communities will bring […]

Transitional Housing is a Holy Pursui...

Transitional Housing is a Holy Pursuit

A Brief Biblical Theology of Hospitality This post doesn’t emerge from the part of me that finds it necessary to hurriedly defend my actions with Scripture.  This post comes out of a gentle wandering with the Lord through the Scriptures as I asked the Lord what in the world being hospitable had to do with […]

Lent

Lent

Ahhh it’s that time of year when many contemplate and some participate in the monastic and self-depriving season of Lent. It is practiced among many branches of the Christian tree but it is worth mentioning that it is not actually a biblical practice and in fact some of the reasoning behind it is anti-gospel. Despite that […]

Inheritance Part 1- The Beginning of ...

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The story of Jacob and Esau in the Bible is one of the more difficult ones.  Well at least it has been for me.  It is the story of twin brothers. Esau, the  rough around the edges, older brother was his father’s favorite. He was also entitled to a great inheritance as the first born. […]