What’s Happening

Sound Doctrine

Saul’s preaching baffled and amazed the Jews in Damascus, which leads us to investigate what exactly he was preaching. In Acts 9:20 and 22, we see that his preaching and teaching focussed on two main truths: that Jesus is the Son of God and that He is the Messiah....

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Learning To Serve

Steven J. Cole writes about the ‘Mothball Navy’, 700 United States Navy ships which are anchored in different harbours around the country, waiting to serve if required. They receive regular maintenance to prevent rust and thus require a lot of money and effort to...

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The Blessing Of Encouragement

Just as Ananias proved to be a source of encouragement to Saul in Damascus, welcoming him into God’s family, so too Barnabas lives up to his nickname (‘son of encouragement’) when Saul faces suspicion in Jerusalem. (Acts 9:26-27) Barnabas has already been introduced...

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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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