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Simple church

3rd May 2019
Crowns and thrones may perish, kingdoms rise and wane, But the church of Jesus constant will remain. Gates of hell can never gainst that church prevail; We have Christ’s own promise, and that cannot fail… Onward Christian Soldiers The church of Jesus is constant – this is Jesus’ promise. He has promised, however, to preserve […]

A Global Return to Grassroots Church

2nd May 2019

Julia Faire explores the historical roots of our christian faith and considers the clues that may give to where we're headed.

Christianity’s humble beginnings A handful of fishermen, a tax collector, a political revolutionary and some women – all beginning with the Carpenter Himself: Christianity, or ‘the Way’ as it was first called, did not originate with th[...]

Church Chainsaw Massacree

26th April 2019
In times of change, how do you cope? As a teenager you rebel against your parents, but change isn’t so easy as the years go on. Some people get into nostalgia – they look back at where they’ve been, listen to old music etc; just think of all the ‘tribute’ bands around. Some look for a […]

The God who works through history

29th March 2019
Are you 74 years old or older? If so you may remember the end, or even the beginning, of WWII. Those of us who are younger are fortunate to have lived through a long time of peace. Plenty has happened since then though, with revolutions abroad, financial crashes at home, the start of the nuclear […]

What Is Mission and Why Should We Have One?

11th March 2019

Missionary. What idea does the word conjure up? ‘Missional’ has become a modern buzzword. But what if it was less about the frenzied activity of a few special people and more about the identity of all God’s people?

Jesus started his earthly ministry by proclaiming the rulership of God on earth and calling everyone to prepare through repent[...]

Church Ain’t No Self Operating Napkin

22nd February 2019
Rube Goldberg became famous for inventing whimsical and overly complex multi-part machines out of everyday objects. It’s become a bit of a modern phenomenon too. Here’s his self-operating napkin: Some things are far more complicated than they need to be. Church can be like that too. Richard Halverson, a Presbyterian pastor and Chaplain of the […]
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