What’s Happening

Because You Say So

Dave spoke this morning from Luke 5:1-11. Here, we see four fishermen having 'one of those days', a time when nothing seemed to be going right for them. They had been fishing all night and had caught nothing, and for men who made a living from fishing, this was no...

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October notices

There are some interesting things happening in October locally, so here are some dates for the diary. From 14th October, a local group called B:friend is hiring the community room at our church for meetings between 1.30 and 2.30 p.m. This organisation seeks to link...

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“You’re a born….”

Sometimes people will say about a person 'he's a born leader' or 'she's a born teacher'. What they mean by this phrase is that the person seems effortlessly good at doing those things so that it is as if there has never been a time when they were not doing them. There...

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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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