Ready, Teddy, Peace!

Stephen spoke tonight at our new family service, armed with a very large teddy bear… He spoke about how, as children, we often like having the comfort of a teddy bear at night when it is dark: ‘When Teddy’s there, I don’t feel scared any more;...

Advent Peace

At the Cherry Tree Court carol service this morning, Garry spoke on the subject of ‘Advent Peace‘, focussing on the announcement of the good news to the shepherds (Luke 2:8-16). It must have been a terrifying sight to be dazzled and blinded by the light of...

December Dates

Thiis morning is the carol service at Cherry Tree Court (10.30 a.m.), looking at the Advent theme of hope. Do join us if you can. Our evening service on the same theme is at 6 p.m. at Market Street and will feature a children’s story. On Friday 14th December we...

Praise As Warfare

Ps 149 reminds us also that praise is part of our spiritual warfare: equipped with God’s praises in our mouths and a double-edged sword in our hands (see Heb 4:12, Eph 6:17), we can take part in carrying out God’s plans in the earth. Although this psalm has been taken...

Reasons to Praise

Many may feel we have spent too long in recent weeks and months looking at reasons to praise God. I make no apology for returning to this theme, however – not simply because as we study the Bible, we have to look at what it actually says (and these final psalms say a...