Mon 18th January Divine Intervention

am often struck by the difference between my prayers and those I read in the New Testament letters. Whereas mine can be selfish, apostolic prayers tend to be selfless. Whereas mine often focus on the temporal, apostolic prayers invariably focus on the eternal. One of the loveliest examples is found...

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Wednesday 13th Jan Meeting Together

After much prayer and consideration, it has been decided to close the Ridgeway Centre in Wallingford for corporate worship for the time being. This decision has not been taken lightly, but after prayer and discussion and will be kept under constant review. On a practical front, we believe that we...

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Wednesday 6th January….Hope!

On Monday evening, Tracey and I sat watching the Prime Minister’s Press Conference when he announced a third national lockdown. As he spoke, I felt a real sense of hope in my Spirit. Now this is not a compliment, nor a criticism of the P.M., just a fact. But none...

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Happy New Year!

I have just had a quick glance at the morning papers. As expected, an array of journalists, commentators and politicians are making their predictions. When will the pandemic be behind us? What will the reality be for the UK outside of Europe? Will the US’s transition to a new President...

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Wed 23rd Dec 2020 Trust in Him

I woke in the early hours of this morning with a wonderful verse in my mind. In Psalm 20:7, David writes “Some trust in chariots and some in horses, but we trust in the name of the LORD our God.”I trust that this has been your testimony in 2020 and will...

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Friday 3rd May – Vaccines!

I am sure that we are all truly thankful for the breaking news that the first Covid-19 vaccine will be rolled out, as early as next week. We should rightfully thank God for the brilliance and commitment of scientists and medical practitioners alike. However, given that this coronavirus was never...

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Tuesday 24th Nov Dig down deep!

  Here is a brief encouragement that comes from Paul’s letter to his friends at the church in Colossae. Paul writes; And now, just as you accepted Christ Jesus as your Lord, you must continue to follow him. Let your roots grow down into him, and let your lives be...

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Friday 6th Nov Honest and Open

For those who didn’t hear Worship @ 1.00 on Thursday, I just wanted to repeat a few thoughts. Having fled Jerusalem, due to the rebellion of his son Absolom, King David wrote a most poignant song. We know it as Psalm 3. David writes: O Lord, I have so many enemies;...

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