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Mothers day services can be difficult. Many people in church will want to celebrate mothers and family life but many who are there will also find it a painful day. At Orchard Baptist we try to celebrate mothers day whist at … Continue reading
Many churches choose to give gifts to ladies on Mothers Day and this is usually a few flowers or a small plant. These flowers can be very beautiful or a bit wilted depending on your budget and the person who … Continue reading
So, I asked my daughter if she would rather go to our church or the church that she had visited with me the week before. She said that she would like to go back to the other church and when I asked … Continue reading
We had started the conference by laying stones down as a symbol of us letting go of the burdens we were carrying and at the end of our time together we encouraged everyone to take away one of the stones … Continue reading
I was recently on holiday and I ended up preaching at the church that my family and I were visiting. The two main things people said to me after the service were ‘that was really good/helpful/challenging’ and ‘I’m sorry that … Continue reading
Moses went to work that morning expecting just another ordinary day but instead he saw a burning bush and met God who invited him to join him on an amazing adventure. Moses was to lead God’s people out of Egypt … Continue reading
We were absolutely stuffed after enjoying our meals when the waiter asked if we would like any desserts. After some insistence from most of us that we couldn’t eat any more we actually ended up getting something to share. We … Continue reading
At the end of church yesterday, someone was kind enough to thank me for my sermon and then they said; ‘You have got a way of helping us to see things differently’. Their complement really meant a lot to me … Continue reading
A number of years ago I had a discussion with a church leadership team about whether it was right to have a blessing in church for children whose parents weren’t married. As we worked it through and discussed it, we all came … Continue reading