<link>http://bluespreacher.org</link> <description /> <lastBuildDate>Wed, 03 Feb 2016 10:21:41 +0000</lastBuildDate> <language>en-US</language> <sy:updatePeriod>hourly</sy:updatePeriod> <sy:updateFrequency>1</sy:updateFrequency> <generator>https://wordpress.org/?v=4.7.10</generator> <atom10:link xmlns:atom10="http://www.w3.org/2005/Atom" rel="self" type="application/rss+xml" href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/john-smith-blues-preacher" /><feedburner:info uri="john-smith-blues-preacher" /><atom10:link xmlns:atom10="http://www.w3.org/2005/Atom" rel="hub" href="http://pubsubhubbub.appspot.com/" /><item> <title>John speaking at Warrnambool Presbyterian Church http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/john-smith-blues-preacher/~3/t6RD2s4hDN0/ http://bluespreacher.org/video/john-speaking-at-warrnambool-presbyterian-church/#respond Sun, 13 Dec 2015 02:46:45 +0000 http://bluespreacher.org/?p=2026 <p>John Smith delivers an inspiring Christmas message at the Warrnambool Presbyterian Church on the 13th December 2015.&#8230; <a href="http://bluespreacher.org/video/john-speaking-at-warrnambool-presbyterian-church/" class="read_more">Read the rest</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/john-smith-blues-preacher/~4/t6RD2s4hDN0" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> http://bluespreacher.org/video/john-speaking-at-warrnambool-presbyterian-church/feed/ 0 http://bluespreacher.org/video/john-speaking-at-warrnambool-presbyterian-church/ Religious Misunderstandings and Unrest in Australia http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/john-smith-blues-preacher/~3/1K-9IhMx2eI/ http://bluespreacher.org/social-commentary/religious-misunderstandings-and-unrest-in-australia/#respond Sun, 22 Nov 2015 02:42:23 +0000 http://bluespreacher.org/?p=2024 <p>Rev Dr John Smith, International President of God&#8217;s Squad CMC, speaking on 22 Nov 2015 at St Martin&#8217;s Community Church, Collingwood, Victoria, Australia. Gospel of St John 18:33-37</p> <p>This message addresses some aspects of religious misunderstandings and unrest in Australia.&#8230; <a href="http://bluespreacher.org/social-commentary/religious-misunderstandings-and-unrest-in-australia/" class="read_more">Read the rest</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/john-smith-blues-preacher/~4/1K-9IhMx2eI" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> http://bluespreacher.org/social-commentary/religious-misunderstandings-and-unrest-in-australia/feed/ 0 http://bluespreacher.org/social-commentary/religious-misunderstandings-and-unrest-in-australia/ John’s Radio Spots – now online http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/john-smith-blues-preacher/~3/RoHAykcLexw/ Sun, 24 Jun 2012 10:43:33 +0000 http://bluespreacher.org/?p=2003 <p>A great series of Radio Spots broadcast across Melbourne and Australia, now available <a title="Radio Spots" href="http://bluespreacher.org/radio-spots/">online</a>.&#8230; <a href="http://bluespreacher.org/uncategorized/johns-radio-spots-now-online/" class="read_more">Read the rest</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/john-smith-blues-preacher/~4/RoHAykcLexw" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> http://bluespreacher.org/uncategorized/johns-radio-spots-now-online/ Being Triune Creatures http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/john-smith-blues-preacher/~3/2A_8Lzwzkx0/ http://bluespreacher.org/social-commentary/being-triune-creatures/#respond Sat, 23 Jun 2012 06:37:26 +0000 http://bluespreacher.org/?p=1958 <p><object width="450" height="377"><param name="movie" value="http://www.theworkofthepeople.com/hosting_files/theworkofthepeople.com/content/store/images/preview_video.swf?preview_file=/hosting_files/theworkofthepeople.com/content/store/files/previews/V00874.flv&#038;thumb_file=/hosting_files/theworkofthepeople.com/content/store/files/thumbs/system_thumbs/V00874.jpg"/><embed src="http://www.theworkofthepeople.com/hosting_files/theworkofthepeople.com/content/store/images/preview_video.swf?preview_file=/hosting_files/theworkofthepeople.com/content/store/files/previews/V00874.flv&#038;thumb_file=/hosting_files/theworkofthepeople.com/content/store/files/thumbs/system_thumbs/V00874.jpg" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" width="450" height="377"/></object>&#8230; <a href="http://bluespreacher.org/social-commentary/being-triune-creatures/" class="read_more">Read the rest</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/john-smith-blues-preacher/~4/2A_8Lzwzkx0" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> http://bluespreacher.org/social-commentary/being-triune-creatures/feed/ 0 http://bluespreacher.org/social-commentary/being-triune-creatures/ The Influence of the Jesus Movement http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/john-smith-blues-preacher/~3/gbdMRe4mK_w/ http://bluespreacher.org/social-commentary/the-influence-of-the-jesus-movement/#respond Sat, 23 Jun 2012 06:33:36 +0000 http://bluespreacher.org/?p=1955 <p><object width="450" height="377"><param name="movie" value="http://www.theworkofthepeople.com/hosting_files/theworkofthepeople.com/content/store/images/preview_video.swf?preview_file=/hosting_files/theworkofthepeople.com/content/store/files/previews/V00837.flv&#038;thumb_file=/hosting_files/theworkofthepeople.com/content/store/files/thumbs/system_thumbs/V00837.jpg"/><embed src="http://www.theworkofthepeople.com/hosting_files/theworkofthepeople.com/content/store/images/preview_video.swf?preview_file=/hosting_files/theworkofthepeople.com/content/store/files/previews/V00837.flv&#038;thumb_file=/hosting_files/theworkofthepeople.com/content/store/files/thumbs/system_thumbs/V00837.jpg" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" width="450" height="377"/></object></p> <p>John Smith chats about the influence of the Jesus Movement with <a title="John Smith - Jesus Movement on 'the work of the people'" href=" http://www.theworkofthepeople.com/index.php?ct=store.details&#38;pid=V00837" target="_blank">The Work of the People</a>&#8230; <a href="http://bluespreacher.org/social-commentary/the-influence-of-the-jesus-movement/" class="read_more">Read the rest</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/john-smith-blues-preacher/~4/gbdMRe4mK_w" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> http://bluespreacher.org/social-commentary/the-influence-of-the-jesus-movement/feed/ 0 http://bluespreacher.org/social-commentary/the-influence-of-the-jesus-movement/ Secular Symbols of the Gospel http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/john-smith-blues-preacher/~3/BWtClcCk8gA/ http://bluespreacher.org/social-commentary/secular-symbols-of-the-gospel-2/#respond Sun, 17 Jun 2012 09:56:08 +0000 http://bluespreacher.org/?p=1834 <p>Secular Symbols of the Gospel</p> <p><iframe src="http://player.vimeo.com/video/33319689" frameborder="0" width="400" height="300"></iframe>&#8230; <a href="http://bluespreacher.org/social-commentary/secular-symbols-of-the-gospel-2/" class="read_more">Read the rest</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/john-smith-blues-preacher/~4/BWtClcCk8gA" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> http://bluespreacher.org/social-commentary/secular-symbols-of-the-gospel-2/feed/ 0 http://bluespreacher.org/social-commentary/secular-symbols-of-the-gospel-2/ Straight Smith http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/john-smith-blues-preacher/~3/jN8aOCgMOKw/ http://bluespreacher.org/home-page/straight-smith/#comments Sun, 17 Jun 2012 09:33:04 +0000 http://bluespreacher.org/?p=1824 <p><strong>Taken from a printed article &#8211; date unknown.</strong></p> <p><a href="http://bluespreacher.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/John-Smith.jpg"><img class="size-full wp-image-1825 alignleft" title="John Smith circa 1980s" src="http://bluespreacher.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/John-Smith.jpg" alt="" width="144" height="343" /></a>If spirituality becomes whether you can wear lipstick or listen to rock music you have absolutised something which is culturally relative and that in itself is the worst sort of worldliness &#8211; what an irony.&#8230; <a href="http://bluespreacher.org/home-page/straight-smith/" class="read_more">Read the rest</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/john-smith-blues-preacher/~4/jN8aOCgMOKw" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> http://bluespreacher.org/home-page/straight-smith/feed/ 3 http://bluespreacher.org/home-page/straight-smith/ Pondering in the Pool http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/john-smith-blues-preacher/~3/LBXmdT1jo2Y/ http://bluespreacher.org/social-commentary/pondering-in-the-pool/#respond Tue, 31 Jan 2012 08:50:52 +0000 http://bluespreacher.org/?p=1582 <p>Yesterday was my weekly, post hip replacement rehabilitation hour at the Geelong Hydrotherapy pool. Hard work, but very invigorating. The hip muscles are on the march. Sweated a lot&#8230;at least I was very wet when I climbed out. I was the youngest there I think.&#8230; <a href="http://bluespreacher.org/social-commentary/pondering-in-the-pool/" class="read_more">Read the rest</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/john-smith-blues-preacher/~4/LBXmdT1jo2Y" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> http://bluespreacher.org/social-commentary/pondering-in-the-pool/feed/ 0 http://bluespreacher.org/social-commentary/pondering-in-the-pool/ A Radical Message Indeed http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/john-smith-blues-preacher/~3/pdMChgol6CI/ http://bluespreacher.org/christianity/radical-message-indeed/#respond Tue, 27 Dec 2011 08:39:58 +0000 http://bluespreacher.org/?p=1574 <p>Certainly the gospel story shatters the dominant culture&#8217;s system of lauding wealth &#38; power, as the reviled shepherds and outsider gentile astrologers are embraced at the baby Jesus side.  We KNOW that almost all the shepherds were of a poor class working for absentee landlords, often as endentured labour.  &#8230; <a href="http://bluespreacher.org/christianity/radical-message-indeed/" class="read_more">Read the rest</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/john-smith-blues-preacher/~4/pdMChgol6CI" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> http://bluespreacher.org/christianity/radical-message-indeed/feed/ 0 http://bluespreacher.org/christianity/radical-message-indeed/ What is the reason for the season? http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/john-smith-blues-preacher/~3/-PSob2TpaF0/ http://bluespreacher.org/christianity/what-is-the-reason-for-the-season/#respond Sat, 24 Dec 2011 02:15:46 +0000 http://bluespreacher.org/?p=1570 <p>I am distressed at the drivel I have heard in the wee hrs of the morning on the ABC, in which the historically ill-informed, badly researched (both Atheist and Christian) talked boldly against or simplistically around the real message of Christmas.  &#8230; <a href="http://bluespreacher.org/christianity/what-is-the-reason-for-the-season/" class="read_more">Read the rest</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/john-smith-blues-preacher/~4/-PSob2TpaF0" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> http://bluespreacher.org/christianity/what-is-the-reason-for-the-season/feed/ 0 http://bluespreacher.org/christianity/what-is-the-reason-for-the-season/