Monthly Archives: March 2016

Is Church Primarily about Meeting Together or Sharing Life Together?

Yesterday, a homeless man offered to make me some toast. I was visiting 57 West, a church plant in Southend, which connects with people who are or who have been homeless. I had turned up for their drop in session and was … Continue reading

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The Light of Jesus Shines Everywhere, Even In and On Brokenness

In the village of Alresford in Essex, there are ruins of an old church (St Peters). I have been to these ruins many times, but yesterday I was struck by the way that the light was shining on them. You see, the … Continue reading

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Finding Freedom from Guilt

Lots of us live with guilt, but is that what God wants for us? Christians believe that our sins can be forgiven, but we also need to accept that God wants to take our guilt away! This was David’s experience: Finally, I … Continue reading

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Celebrations, Disappointments and Stress are all a Part of our Journey through Life

So, our family is in the middle of celebration season as we have and will be celebrating some of our children’s birthdays and adoption days. We will also be eating lots of cake :). Whilst celebrations involve happiness and joy, life in all of … Continue reading

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Tissues for Mothers Day

Mothers day is a day that brings either great joy or great sadness to different people. We attempted to recognize this at church this morning by handing out tissues in pretty packets to all of the ladies. Tissues are helpful when we cry … Continue reading

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The God Who Opens Doors

God says, ‘I have opened a door for you that no one can close’ (Revelation 3.8). It is so encouraging to be reminded that God is all powerful and that he can open doors and surprise us as he opens things … Continue reading

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