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The One About Being Interconnected
For the past few months I have had throat problems. Now, I know this will sound bizarre but those problems have now largely cleared up thanks to having my ears syringed. Yes, you did read that right! Throughout the Summer I … Continue reading
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Reconnecting with Jesus: What is important to him?
A few weeks ago I was speaking to a friend of mine who helps with the rehabilitation of people who have had a Stroke. Something he said really struck me and I wanted to share it and some other thoughts … Continue reading
Posted in Being honest about our faith, discipleship, Following Jesus, God is with us, Life experiences, Listening to God Tagged body of Christ, Colne Stroke Group, Eastern Baptist Association, honest about our faith, Jesus is Lord, Jesus is the head, life experiences, one body many parts, Orchard baptist Church Leave a comment
You have got a way of helping us to see things differently
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
Our Design or God’s Design?
At church yesterday we gave everyone a panel of card and asked them to colour it in with pens or paint. When we stuck them all together this was the result. People were free to create their own designs, but we … Continue reading
Posted in church, creative communication, discipleship, Faith, Following Jesus, Listening to God, Relationship with God, working together Tagged body of Christ, Church unity, consumerism, creative communication, creative learning, follow Jesus, follow Jesus consistently, follow Jesus wholeheartedly, God is not a vending machine, Jesus is Lord, learning through fun, led by Jesus, listening to God, one body many parts Leave a comment
The Piece of Christ is You!
So, I went to a communion service last night and we were encouraged to say to one another, ‘The Piece of Christ is you’ To which the other person responded ‘And also is you’ We had just been reminded that we … Continue reading
We Are Family, Right?
I was looking through some old pictures and I came across this photo of an activity we did at church. Everyone was invited to put their fingerprint onto the canvas as a sign that our individuality makes up a united … Continue reading
Posted in church, creative communication, Faith, Life experiences, Loving God Tagged 1 corinthians 12 12-27, adopted into God's family, alone, body of Christ, Church unity, community, created for community, creative communication, don't give up the habit of meeting together, If you want to go fast go alone If you want to go far go together African Proverb, one body many parts, unity, unity of the Spirit, you cannot be a disciple alone 2 Comments
You need to realise how good you are
Today is a special day in our house. It is my youngest daughter’s birthday and she has asked for a geocaching themed birthday. Yesterday we went geocaching and we found 18 between us and today we are going to have … Continue reading
Posted in encouragement, Everyone is valuable, Faith, God loves us, Life experiences, Relationship with God, self worth Tagged body of Christ, don't let your circumstances define you, encouragement, geocache, geocaching, geocaching cake, gifted, i am amazing, Karis Thomas, one body many parts, Philippa Hannah, talented, The voice, who can you encourage?, you are amazing, you are my beloved son well pleased, you need to realize how good you are 2 Comments
Can we learn interactively and creatively in church?
We had what we call a creative service at Orchard Baptist yesterday. I started by reading and speaking about a few Bible verses for 5 minutes and then we split into groups to explore the meaning of those verses creatively. … Continue reading
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The one about mistaken identity and church unity
I was on my way to the chip shop (it was my turn to cook) and some teenagers asked me if I was Rev Fordyce? This is a picture of Rev Fordyce, do we really look alike or can you … Continue reading
Posted in church, Faith, Life experiences, Loving one another, working together Tagged Berechurch, body of Christ, church on bungee jumping, ecumenical, John 17 20-21, mistaken identity, Orchard baptist Church, pray that they would be one as we are one, Rev Andrew Fordyce, St Margaret's Berechurch, there is only one church, unity 1 Comment