Advance!

Dave preached a very challenging sermon on the theme of ‘advance’ tonight, speaking from 2 Samuel 5:12-25. God is clearly interested in the advance of His people (think of the Israelites being led out of captivity and advancing into the Promised Land or of...

Birthday celebrations

Today we had a birthday to celebrate. There’s always something very special about a child’s birthday: There’s also something very special about a homemade cake like this...

Knowing Jesus

Stephen preached from 1 John 2:3-6 this morning, looking at what it means to know Jesus. These verses strongly link obedience to our knowledge of God. Knowing someone or something involves being aware through observation, having a knowledge of the person or situation...

What makes a good teacher?

James 3:1 says “Not many of you should become teachers, my fellow believers, because you know that we who teach will be judged more strictly.” As a teacher by profession, that is quite a scary verse! At the Bible study on Thursday, we looked at this verse...

Lifesong

Our lives need to reflect the character of Christ. Casting Crowns have written a song called ‘Lifesong’ which reflects the verses studied in James 3. Empty hands held highSuch small sacrificeIf not joined with my lifeI sing in vain tonight May the words I...