What if His people prayed?

“Pray in the Spirit at all times and on every occasion. Stay alert and be persistent in your prayers for all believers everywhere.” Ephesians 6v18 How often do you pray? And for how long? If you’re being honest it probably doesn’t come anywhere near the ‘all times and on every occasion’ Paul urges us to…

Bursting Bubbles

West Ham football club fans have a song they often sing at matches in which they sing about blowing bubbles. I feel that as a church this is something we have been guilty of for far too long, and it is time to get out some pins and get bursting bubbles. In John 17 Jesus…

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…

Stained Glass Masquarade

Casting Crowns wrote a song ‘Stained Glass Masquerade’ about how, in general, Christians are very good at disguising how they are. We don’t like to admit our weakness, out of fear that others will look down on us. We live thinking we are the only one going through whatever we are going through, that no-one…

How BIG is your God?

So many Christians nowadays lose sight of who God really is, how big and how powerful He really is. What we need to understand is that God is infinitely powerful, unlimited, a being we can never fully understand. God is not restricted by human limitations. How many times have you doubted in your ability to…

Our mission

“Then the eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain where Jesus had told them to go. When they saw him, they worshiped him; but some doubted. Then Jesus came to them and said, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing…

Spiritual Warfare

“Finally, be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power. Put on the full armour of God so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes. For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the…

Are you real?

You may have heard the KJ-52 song ‘Are you real’. If you haven’t, you can listen to it here: http://youtube.com/watch?v=RkGU4BmfWUo I’m not just pointing you to this song because it’s a good tune, but because I want to focus on the challenge laid down in it, particularly the last section of the song: See there’s…