The Romans Road 29th June 14

A number of people have asked me for my notes from last Sunday’s message in which we covered an outline of the Gospel from the book of Roman’s. As my notes are not fit to publish and I didn’t have the foresight to print the points on a bookmark, here...

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Glorifying God 22/06/14

Let me ask you a question. Does watching the World Cup give us a unique insight upon the world’s prayer life? Over the last few years players have become increasingly vocal about their faith. Once a player may have ‘crossed themselves’ when entering the field of play; now we see...

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A reason to Celebrate 15/06/14

Please don’t stop reading this if you are already weary of or indeed simply perpetually loathe the game of football! Why? Because what I want to say has little to do with football. I am sure none of us have escaped the fact that the World Cup has kicked off...

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Praying with Purpose 25th May 14

I am sure that many of us have been praying this week for Meriam Yeha Ibrahim, who although eight months pregnant, has been sentenced by a court in South Sudan to one hundred lashes and execution by hanging. According to the South Sudanese authorities Meriam’s capital crime is her refusal...

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Pray for those in Power 18th May 14

By now you will probably be aware that on Thursday the polls are open for the European Elections. Now, if you are anything like me, you will frequently get frustrated with politicians of all shades. However, rather than simply complain about the status-quo, a cursory glance at the newspaper should...

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Without Punctuation or Pause 11th May 14

Some of the most amazing and breath-taking pronouncements of Scripture are found in the opening verses of Paul’s letter to the Ephesians. After the Apostle has greeted his dear friends, who lived in what is now modern-day Turkey, he launches into a total of twelve verses (Eph 1:3-14) without punctuation...

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A Christian Country, Right or Wrong? 27th April 14

David Cameron stated this week that the UK is a Christian country “and we should not be afraid to say so”. In his speech, given in Oxford on the 400th anniversary of the King James Bible, the prime-minister called for a revival of traditional Christian values to counter Britain’s “moral...

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A Reason to Celebrate

I firmly believe that when creating us, God purposed that we should party! Sadly, we so often meet people who are so obsessed with celebration, that they have never noticed that they have so little to celebrate. This Easter, as Christians we need be reminded that in raising Jesus from...

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Fickle Thanks 13/04/14

I am often profoundly impacted by the story of Palm Sunday. As Jesus headed into Jerusalem on the back of an unbroken colt, the crowds cut of palm branches in accordance with their tradition and heralded him their long-awaited Messiah. I am sure that the disciples were overwhelmed with emotion...

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The Source of Power 06/04/14

Having spent some time as a church seeking God for a fresh outpouring of His power, I was particularly struck by a passage that was shared at our Friday morning prayer meeting. In the second Chapter of 1Corinthians the Apostle Paul famously states that, ‘My message and my preaching were...

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