To Our God – Bethel Live

This week’s Wednesday Worship song, To our God by Bethel Live, is a song of dedication to God, and a song of unity for the church. Let the words remind you that no matter where we are, we all lift up one song to our God, singing to make His praise glorious in all the earth!…

True Love Dates – review

True Love Dates  is a new entry to the somewhat crowded ‘Christian Dating Book’ scene which is full of confusion – one book tells you to kiss dating goodbye, another says to go on a sacred search, another says there is no such thing as “just friends” and now Debra Fileta is telling us that…

Kingdom: Basics

“For the Kingdom of God is not just fancy talk; it is living by God’s power” 1 Corinthians 4:20 The Kingdom of God. A phrase that Jesus keeps talking about again and again through the gospels. But what is it? What is it all about? And what does it mean for us, here and now,…

Hello 2014

The start of a new year. A blank page. A fresh start. A time to leave behind the regrets and heartbreaks of a year just ended. A chance to start anew. To be who God created you to be. To not be held back by past mistakes. To leave your sin and shame at the…

Waiting

“The Lord himself will give you the sign. Look! The virgin will conceive a child! She will give birth to a son and will call him Immanuel (which means ‘God is with us’).” Isaiah 7:14 The Old Testament is full of prophecies about the coming of a Messiah. A ‘Wonderful Counsellor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince…

Mistletoe and Wine

“Christmas time, Mistletoe and Wine Children singing Christian rhyme” So begins the chorus of the inexplicably popular Christmas song by Cliff Richard. And as we approach the Christmas period those lines provide a couple of images that point to what Christmas was pointing to. Because that night in Bethlehem was only the opening act, the…

God With Us

A slightly different style for this week’s Wednesday Worship selection as we look forward to Christmas next week and remember that Christmas is all about God coming to be with us. Listen to this spoken word piece by Issac Wimberly and Folk Angel and get reminded of the grace that Jesus showed us, taking the…

Lonely this Christmas?

Premier plans to find a place for the lonely on Christmas Day   Christian radio station’s promotion will match people with places at Christmas   Lonely people will be offered somewhere to go on Christmas Day thanks to a unique, nationwide, on-air promotion being organised by Britain’s largest Christian broadcaster. Premier Christian Radio has been asking…

Not out to get lucky

Today, Pete shares a reflective poem that is in part a response to the Daft Punk song “Get Lucky” and in part a statement of intent for how as Christians our approach to sex, dating and relationships should be different to the world around us. Not out to get lucky I’m not out to get…