Valuable But Expendable

Garry spoke tonight about something which is valuable but expendable: something that is disposable, which we can get rid of or abandon or allow to be destroyed…but which God counts as precious and which can actually be gained only by losing it… The value...

Responses to Silence

We are often uncomfortable with silence, either with other people or with God. It can be difficult when we hear so much of God speaking to us (and I firmly believe He does!) and then seem to enter a season of silence, but our responses to silence matter enormously....

The Sound Of Silence

Whilst we are clear that singing and shouting are powerful weapons in our life of faith, we must also acknowledge that there is a time to be silent and a time to speak (Eccl 3:7). What do we do in the times when our silence is called for or when God is silent? How do...

Thanking God for His Wonderful Deeds

Having looked at what the Psalms have to teach us about who God is, we moved on this week to look at how they urge us to thank God for what He has done. Ps 9:1-2 says ‘I will give thanks to you, Lord, with all my heart; I will tell of all your wonderful deeds. I will...

Eating An Elephant…

In the film ‘Bruce Almighty’, the story starts with a news reporter called Bruce Nolan who is dissatisfied with his life because he feels he’s going nowhere and isn’t getting the big stories he wants to cover. The film starts with a scene showing a typical ‘local’...
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