Biblical Leadership & Submission

Garry spoke tonight about submission to church authorities, looking at Hebrews 13:7-17. In continuing to talk about the need for submission in the Christian life, he spoke also about cults and ‘heavy shepherding’ before talking about Biblical leadership. A...

Praying According To God’s Will

In our series ‘Living According To God’s Ways’, we looked this morning at the subject of praying according to God’s will. (1 John 5:14-15) Both John and Jesus spoke very positively on the subject of prayer (see also Mark 11:22-24), but many of us struggle to have such...

‘But David…’

The ‘buts’ in the Bible are significant, showing us the difference God makes in any situation. After David has been sent home to Ziklag by Achish, he arrives to find yet another problem: in his absence, the Amalekites had raided Ziklag, carrying off all the women and...

A Victim of Circumstances?

In 1 Samuel 29, we see the situation between Israel and the Philistines deteriorating and war looming yet again. This time, David is on the other side, so to speak, having gone to Achish to hide from the plots of Saul and thus being enlisted in the Philistine army. It...

Down In The Valley

Most of us enjoy ‘mountain-top’ experiences, those times when God’s presence is so real it feels like nothing is impossible. Like Peter, James and John on the Mount of Transfiguration, we glimpse God afresh and our lives are never quite the same...

Our annual review

After our morning service we held our Annual General Meeting, reporting on all that happened during the financial year 1 October 2022 until 30 September 2023. This included our regular Sunday and midweek services but also our community work (coffee mornings, prayer...