Category Archives: Relationship with God

God is with us but are we with him?

People often say that ‘God is with us’ but I’ve rarely heard anyone ask whether we are with God. Have you ever been with someone and they seem distant? Perhaps you have had someone say to you ‘you feel like … Continue reading

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Who you gonna call?

Is anyone else struggling? Let’s be honest, life has been turned upside down and inside out in recent times in ways that we never could have imagined. Like me you may well be feeling like you are stumbling along, trying … Continue reading

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People are searching for Prayer during the Coronavirus Pandemic

Google searches for the word prayer have increased dramatically in the past few weeks as we face this global Pandemic. hen I read this, I looked up the data at trends.google.com  and this chart shows the increased growth of the … Continue reading

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Hosanna is the word you might be looking for in these troubling times

If you are struggling to know how to answer the dreaded question ‘how are you’ then hosanna might be the word you are looking for. There are probably not many people who can honestly say that they are completely fine … Continue reading

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Psalm 62: Giving our Stress and Worries to God Video Resource

Are you worried and stressed? If so, Psalm 62 is for you. In the Psalm, David pours out his heart, describing how he was barely hanging on and that he felt like a broken fence. As well as expressing his … Continue reading

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What will you do with this Gift of Time?

If you had said to me six months ago that a time was coming when the people of the UK would be asked to remain in their homes for at least three weeks I wouldn’t have believed you and yet … Continue reading

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I am One with Christ and He is with me

I recently watched the film Rogue 1 and I was struck by the phrase that was constantly repeated by Chirrut Imwe: ‘I am one with the Force, and the Force is with me’ Although he is blind, Chirrut is able … Continue reading

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So You’re Still Around?

I was at a meeting of Ministers in Colchester organized by New Wine and one of them greeted me with these words. ‘So you’re still around?’ They had made a very reasonable assumption that I had moved away because of … Continue reading

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A Prayer for the UK

They lived in a time of despair and uncertainty, a people looking for hope and to these people, God makes a promise: The people who walk in darkness will see a great light. For those who live in a land of deep … Continue reading

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Jesus Wept

The shortest verse in the Bible provides us a deep and profound look into the heart of God: ‘Jesus wept’ As Jesus approaches the tomb of his friend Lazarus, he broke down and cried. When Lazarus was seriously ill Jesus … Continue reading

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