Blog of Dave Gooderidge

Keeping Attentive is the blog of Pastor Dave Gooderidge.

(Churches) are communities of sinners, gathered before God week after week in towns and villages all over the world. In these communities of sinners, one of the sinners is called pastor and given a designated responsibility in the community. The pastor’s responsibility is to keep the community attentive to God.

Eugene Peterson, Working the Angles.

The Lethal Drug in Your Dream Job

“Success at work will play god and make promises to you that it cannot and will not keep. Success promises to fill holes in our hearts. If you only ascend this high or accumulate this much, your fears and insecurities will be resolved once for all. Success promises the love of those around us. They […]

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The Persecution of Christians

Why is the West largely silent about the massive scale of the persecution of Christians? There is almost no evidence that any of the Christians who are persecuted have done anything wrong other than hold fast to their own beliefs. What we are seeing is quite simply bullying of the worst sort. There is, it […]

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