What’s Happening

Speaking In Tongues

Speaking in tongues (or other languages, formally known as 'glossolalia') is a gift given by the Holy Spirit enabling people to speak in languages not learned academically. It is one of the characteristics of Pentecostal churches. It is not essential to speak in...

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The Baptism of the Holy Spirit

Garry continued his series on the characteristics of a Pentecostal church, looking further at the baptism of the Holy Spirit. Many dispute that this is needed nowadays, saying that this only happened in the early church to 'get it started' and that we now have...

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The Blessing of Good Relationships (2)

The blessing of good relationships is something God wants us all to enjoy. He sets us in families; He gives us friends; He knows we live in a world full of people and wants us to be a blessing and to be blessed in our relationships with all these people. Learning to...

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Talking Point

Get Wet For God!

My granddaughter has recently discovered the joys of a warm summer and public fountains... At the same time, however, she was initially nervous of these fountains because they were pre-programmed to disperse water at different speeds and heights and she was wary. She...

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Transgender Issues

Garry continued his 'Talking Point' series tonight, looking at transgender issues. Gender is generally understood as 'the state of being male or female', and transgender is defined as 'denoting or relating to a person whose sense of personal identity and gender does...

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Paid On The Nail

Graham Kendrick captures the value of an individual in this song: 'Is a rich man worth more than a poor man? A stranger worth less than a friend? Is a baby worth more than an old man? Your beginning worth more than your end? Is a president worth more than his...

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How We Got Here

Months later…

Do you ever reach the end of a book where all the strands are neatly tied together and wonder 'what happens next?' to the characters?I love books which feature the same characters, as essentially I get engrossed with them and want to know how things work out for them,...

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New blog!

This blog will soon be running out of things to say, since it was created specifically to chart the progress of the church as it renovated St Mark's. Once I've got all the details down about the Open Day, I won't be posting here any more.But do not despair! The church...

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A House of Prayer

One of our prayers is that the new building will indeed become a house of prayer. At the Open Day, we listed the many answers to prayer we have seen over the journey to acquire St Mark's and renovate the building, and we look forward to recording many more answers.A...

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