1st Corinthians Series – Part 2

1 Corinthians 1:26-27: “Remember, dear brothers and sisters, that few of you were wise in the world’s eyes or powerful or wealthy when God called you. Instead, God chose things the world considers foolish in order to shame those who think they are wise. And he chose things that are powerless to shame those who…

I'm not ashamed of the Gospel

You may have heard or read the testimony of Rachel Scott. (She’s the girl from Rachel’s Tears). On April 20th 1999, two disillusioned young men went on a killing spree at her school, Columbine High School, Colorado. They held a gun to her head and asked if she believed in God. Knowing that if she…

Are you sitting comfortably?

We like our comfort. You would be hard pressed to find someone who would rather sleep rough than in a five star hotel. Given the choice most people would rather live in a ‘safe’ country like the UK than war torn areas such as Iraq. We try to avoid situations that may bring conflict. Our…

Answering the Lord's Call

In Acts 1 v 8 we hear Jesus’ commandment to his disciples just before he is taken to heaven through the ascension… “Tell people about me everywhere – in Jerusalem, throughout Judea, in Samaria, and to the ends of the earth” Jesus was telling his disciples to spread the Kingdom and tell of him in…

Putting Down The Binoculars – Unity Pt 1

Please picture the scene. A man and some friends are going on a trip for a weekend, and they all decide to spend a couple of nights camping in the mountains nearby. As they begin to near the summit, they come across a valley with a beautiful view. They look across and see rolling hills…

Loved by the King

You might have heard the latest Matt Redman album “Beautiful News”. On it there is a song “If you know you are loved by the King” which has a line in the chorus “If you know you are loved by the King, then live for him, live for him, live for him.” As Christians we…