What’s Happening

“I Don’t Get It!”

In teaching, one of the most disheartening phrases a pupil can say to you is "I don't get it!" As a teacher, the aim is to pass on knowledge and skill in such a way that the pupil understands and can do, and the phrase "I don't get it!" means that there is a lack of...

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Superhero Party

What a fantastic Superhero Party we had today, with Dearne Churches Together working alongside the Dearne Area Team and Tesco to provide another great family fun day. Thanks to all who helped in the kitchen (especially the volunteers from the Salvation Army), cooking...

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The Faithfulness of God

Gen 26:1-11 reminds us clearly of human fallibility and sin, but it also shows us the faithfulness of God. Even though Isaac showed little faith in God at this point, not believing that God would or could protect him, God remained faithful to him. Paul tells Timothy...

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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 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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