Sun 6th Oct 19 Sunday Prep!

  One of the greatest privileges I have in life is the opportunity to prepare messages. Although I enjoy preaching, I always feel that there is a really special process of coming before God, seeking his heart and searching the scriptures beforehand. I really love preparation…………..most of the time! I...

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Sun 28th Baptism!

Anyone who knows me, knows I love baptisms. Although it is encouraging to have had so many this year, it would still be great to have many more. Why? Because someone being baptised is so much more than a public soaking. Baptism is an act of obedience that echoes in...

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A stunning prayer Sun 15th Sept 19

I recently stumbled across and incredible prayer on You Tube. Although I am familiar with it, as well as the story behind it, it again thrilled my spirit. I am therefore sharing it for your encouragement. S. M. Lockridge (1913- 2000) was the Pastor of Calvary Baptist Church, a prominent...

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Understanding & Experience Sun 26th May 19

I have had the immense privilege this week of both teaching and being taught as part of the NGI (Next Generation Impartation) Central Week that we have hosted at Wallingford. In doing so I have spent time with young people who are fresh to ministry along with seasoned pastors and...

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Jesus the BBQ King! 28th April 19

It was thrilling at the baptismal service on Easter Sunday, to hear four people give testimony to how God had transformed their lives. Later in the service, through an overview of the life of Simon Peter, we saw how God has always been in the business of transformation. This morning...

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Easter Sunday 2019!

There is a curious verse in the book of Revelation which speaks about ‘the Lamb who was slaughtered before the world was made.’ (Rev 13:8). In order to explain, at least in part, the meaning of the phrase, I would like to draw your attention to the amazing story of...

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Be Still Sunday 14th April 19

Given the political chaos in which we find ourselves, I cannot think of a better way of serving you than sharing the glorious words of Psalm 46. The Psalmist writes: God is our refuge and strength, always ready to help in times of trouble. So we will not fear when earthquakes come and...

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Great Faith Sun 7th April 19

I have just finished preparing a message from an incredible passage in 1 Samuel Chapter 14. The story concerns Saul’s eldest son Jonathan. King Saul has just received word from the prophet Samuel that, due to his rebellion, the Lord will take the kingdom from him and give it to...

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Up and Down! Sun 31st March 19

This week I was reminded of a fairly unknown verse in the book of Haggai. God’s people had returned from exile with the express purpose of rebuilding the temple. Yet, within months of their return we read; ‘the LORD sent this message through the prophet Haggai: “Why are you living in luxurious...

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