Eschew Self-Importance

One of the most important lessons we can learn is that we are valuable and important to God (we are made in His image and He sent His only Son to save us), but we are not the centre of the universe. That place belongs to God alone. We need to eschew a false sense of...

Eschewing and Embracing

Over this Lenten period, we will be looking at things we should eschew and things we should embrace. To eschew means to abstain from something, to deliberately avoid doing something. To embrace means to hold something close, to accept something enthusiastically. There...

Lent Reflections (1)

Lent is the season before Easter, the 40 days preceding our celebration of Jesus’s death and resurrection. It’s traditionally a time of reflection and renunciation as we prepare our hearts for the greatest revelation of love and power the world has ever known. Many...

The Forest of Life

J-P spoke tonight about life as a forest, looking at what we have inherited and what we pass on to the next generations. Deforestation is a big topic these days and we often think about the effects of cutting down trees on our environment and how trees are part of the...

Revival

The theme of revival is one that is recurring frequently at our church as God lays this topic on our hearts and moves us to pray. Dave spoke this morning from 2 Chronicles 7:6-15. The context of this passage is the dedication of the temple built by Solomon at which...

Seasons of the Soul

February, although the shortest month of the year, can still seem arduous and gruelling. Winter continues its relentless hold on us with gales, rain, sleet and snow reminding us that it’s not yet spring. The barrenness of winter can be depressing, with grey...