What’s Happening

An Unlikely Heroine

This morning, Dave spoke about an unlikely heroine in the Bible, Ruth. The book of Ruth starts with the decision of Elimelek to move to Moab during a time of famine. He and his wife, Naomi, and two sons moved to Moab, and there, his sons married Moabite women, Orpah...

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May Family Fun Day

We had a lovely time celebrating 10 years of Dearne Churches Together at the May family fun day, held at Goldthorpe Parish Hall and grounds. 114 people attended, with Active Future and the Forest School running activities outdoors.... . .. whilst we did a variety of...

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Biblical Leadership & Submission

Garry spoke tonight about submission to church authorities, looking at Hebrews 13:7-17. In continuing to talk about the need for submission in the Christian life, he spoke also about cults and 'heavy shepherding' before talking about Biblical leadership. A religious...

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Talking Point

Talking Point: Safeguarding Against Pornography

It's important for us to understand that sex in itself is not sinful, but is in fact a gift of God. In its proper context, between a married man and woman, sex is something beautiful, a picture of the close relationship God longs to have with His people. But the Bible...

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Talking Point: The Problem of Pornography

Pornography (printed or visual material containing the explicit description or display of sexual organs or activity, intended to stimulate sexual excitement) is a growing problem these days, exacerbated by the easy availability of porn videos via the Internet. Josh...

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Gay Marriage (2)

The Biblical view of marriage is given in Gen 2:18-25 and is reinforced by Jesus (Matt 19:3-4, Mk 10:2-9). Marriage is between a man and a woman. There are obvious problems with the notion of homosexual marriage, the first being that homosexual practice is not...

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How We Got Here

Worship, prayer and the Word

The essentials of Christian meetings have often been summarised as worship, prayer and the Word. In Acts 2 we read that "they devoted themselves to the apostles' teaching and to the fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer." In our church, we remember the...

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Getting ready for the evening celebration

After the Open Day and tea, the rooms had to be tidied somewhat and chairs put back out in the main hall so that we could hold the evening celebration there.Here we are, practising for the meeting:People arriving:Chatting before the meeting started:Are these two...

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Flowers

Beryl and Paula worked hard to decorate the church with flowers and did a great job:

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