What’s Happening

Speaking According To The Needs of Others

One way we can bless, encourage and build other people so that their needs are met is through our speech. Paul said, ‘Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths, but only what is helpful for building others up according to their needs, that it may benefit...

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God Meets Our Needs

This evening we looked at one of the most encouraging verses in the whole Bible: ‘And my God will meet all your needs according to the riches of his glory in Christ Jesus.’ (Phil 4:19) Here, Paul promises not only that God will meet all our needs but that this is...

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Prayers Without Words

Garry spoke this morning on the subject of 'prayers without words' from Romans 8:25-27. The Holy Spirit helps us to pray at times when we don't know what we should pray or how to pray. He is our advocate, living in us (John 14:15-23, John 16:5-7), praying through us....

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Talking Point

To Be In God’s Presence

Dave spoke tonight from Luke 10:30-42. In this passage, we see Jesus and His disciples stopping at Bethany, at the home of Lazarus, Martha and Mary. Martha seems to have been proactive in welcoming Jesus and looked after Him well. Jesus used this opportunity to...

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What’s In A Name?

The Bible is full of names, many of them unpronounceable to English tongues, and often skipped over as we read the Bible because of their unfamiliarity and our impatience with lists. They remind us, nonetheless, that giving something or someone a name is a vital...

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Joy, Despite… (2)

Many people at this time are looking for an exit strategy out of lockdown, but perhaps more important for Christians is to learn God's entrance strategy into joy, a joy which is not dependent on happy circumstances or sunny personalities. The joy God gives us is not...

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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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