Category Archives: My Writings & Teachings

Introducing some of my old and new writings, books and teaching materials

Exploring Membership with Following Jesus Session 4

SESSION 4:  MINISTRY FRAMEWORK – HOW WE DO CHURCH AND MEMBERSHIP  The Sociological Framework contrasted three models of ‘doing church’ and membership – we embrace the centered set with its values. We now examine the Ministry Framework through which we … Continue reading

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“Purity of heart is to will one thing”

Yesterday was a most interesting day for me! In my morning devotions I picked up an old book on spirituality written by Ronald Rolheiser and read a page or two here and there. He quoted Soren Kierkegaard, who said “purity … Continue reading

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Audios for Exploring Membership teachings

A quick explanation regarding the audio teachings (MP3s) that accompany the notes of Exploring Membership with Following Jesus. I’ve received numerous requests for the audios. Our church is in process of changing the audio upload from the old website (http://valleyvcf.org.za) … Continue reading

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New Book Release – Praying the Psalms

I’m so happy to say my new book has come from the publishers hot off the press! Praying the Psalms is the first volume of a new series by Alexander Venter. Learning to Pray will enable you to not only … Continue reading

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