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Family Fun Day February 2020

We had a great time at the Family Fun Day yesterday, hosting the Message Bus at three locations. We looked at temptation and making wise choices as our theme and our craft activities were based around being a wise owl and guarding good things in our hearts. As always,...

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Satisfaction in God

I believe many Christians are not satisfied people. They have not reached that place where they understand that spiritual satisfaction can only be found in God. They are still seeking satisfaction from good jobs, relationships, holidays, houses and other material...

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A Well-Watered Garden (2)

The image of a well-watered garden to describe the satisfaction of the Christian's life in God is not an end in itself. God's plan is for us to grow and become mature; Paul tells us, 'So Christ himself gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the pastors and...

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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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