The Difference of a Righteous Man

Stephen spoke tonight about ‘the difference of a righteous man.’ Spiritual health is an essential part of our wellbeing. We were created by God to be holy and sinless and to be in relationship with Him, but Rom 3:23 reminds us that all have sinned and fall...

A Question Of Desire

One of the ways the Holy Spirit wants to work nowadays is through the gifts of the Spirit in the church to build us up (see 1 Cor 12:7-11). Paul summarises his teaching in 1 Cor 14:1: ‘Follow the way of love and eagerly desire gifts of the Spirit, especially...

The Holy Spirit: Lodger or Boss?

Rom 8:11 tells us ‘if the Spirit of him who raised Jesus from the dead is living in you, he who raised Christ from the dead will also give life to your mortal bodies because of his Spirit who lives in you.’ This is a tremendous promise, but we need to ask...

Connection to the Holy Spirit

In our series ‘Connections’, we looked this morning at our relationship with the Holy Spirit, the third person of the Godhead (and probably the least understood!) Fatherhood is a concept we can relate to (even if God redefines our understanding of...

God’s Help

It has been rather a tumultuous week in our area, especially regarding the weather, with floods affecting many parts of South Yorkshire. Many affected by the floods in 2007 have faced anxious times wondering if their homes will again be flooded and pictures from...

Faith – like popcorn?!

Back in May, I took my granddaughter to an event at Phoenix Park in Thurnscoe which involved learning about nature and outdoor life. We got to hunt bugs (which neither of us particularly liked, interesting and informative though this was!) and learn about different...