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Piece of bread, peace with God

1st March 2019
Ask yourself these questions: How aware am I that Jesus has died on my behalf, for my sins? How deeply do I feel it? Am I secure in the knowledge of my salvation? Do I have peace that surpasses understanding? We can feel God’s presence in worship songs, get inspired by christian blogs (like this […]

Forgetting Jesus = Forgetting the Point

18th January 2019

In Jesus’ day, Israel was looking forward to the coming of their messiah. They expected God to send this anointed one to lead a liberation that would restore their political sovereignty and give them back full control of their land.

One sect called the Pharisees believed in the prophets and taught that the nation ne[...]

Hearing the Shepherd

7th January 2019
He who enters by the door is the shepherd of the sheep. To him the gatekeeper opens. The sheep hear his voice, and he calls his own sheep by name and leads them out. When he has brought out all his own, he goes before them, and the sheep follow him, for they know his […]

Unchanging God of Change

15th October 2018
It’s a striking image. Fresh, tender leaves unfurl and reach up to their first light, with a single soft white bud forming. But make no mistake, this wee seedling is a force to be reckoned with: to get here it had to break through inches of tarmac and compacted stones. It won the fight.

Searching for Jesus the rock through the sands of time

16th August 2018

What does it mean to say Jesus is our rock? Julia Faire looks back through history and uncovers an ancient theme underlying the hopes of many people of faith.

‘Let’s find some shade!’ With record high temperatures around the globe this summer and the third longest heatwave on record in the UK, the word ‘shade’ has taken [...]

The gospel is… not boring

27th April 2018

A new series on what the gospel isn't, and what it is.

Is being a Christian boring? A list of “dos” and “don’ts” to obey? Does it mean giving up everything you enjoy doing? Yes and no. It goes without saying that life isn’t always going to be full of excitement; even people who jump out of planes for a li[...]

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