What’s Happening

God Loves Us

Every day throughout December until Christmas Day I have committed to counting my blessings… and hopefully helping others to count theirs too! The Advent period is a time of pondering God’s many blessings to us, and I can’t think of a better way to let my heart...

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Embrace the Moment

Some moments are easier to embrace than others. Some moments are full of joy, capturing innocence and exultation - that moment of complete surrender as bride and groom exchange vows, looking deep into each other's eyes with love and promise, that moment of satisfied...

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Preparation and Perseverance

One of the privileges of being with 4FrontTheatre yesterday was the chance to see 'behind the scenes' of a professional theatre company. I've often thought that being 'on tour' is a very odd way of living. It sounds glamorous - a different place each day, the...

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Talking Point

A slippery slope

The road to hell, the proverb goes, is paved with good intentions. There are many who advocate euthanasia for the most humane of reasons. They want to alleviate pain and suffering; they want to show mercy and compassion to those suffering (whether the person involved...

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A Good Death?

In his new series 'Talking Point!', Garry hopes to stimulate discussion and talk from a Christian perspective about issues that are in the news today, equipping Christians to understand and explain the Biblical reasons for why we believe what we believe on certain...

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How We Got Here

Fabulous, filling food!

Man doesn't live on bread alone, and neither did we on Saturday! After the Open Day finished, church members and friends who had worked so hard with us on this faith journey had a meal together. In our area, this kind of meal is often known as a 'faith tea', meaning...

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Names

Names in the Bible generally have far more significance than in our Western society. Abram ('exalted father') became Abraham ('father of many'). Jacob ('he grasps the heel', figuratively 'he deceives') became Israel ('he struggles with God'). Jesus was thus named...

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The Photo Gallery

At the start of the planning for the Open Day, it was decided to use the corridor space to host a photo gallery to show people how the work progressed. We spent one evening looking through hundreds of photos to try to narrow them down to the 46 we could have. In the...

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