Tag Archives: Do you love the church?

Happy Anniversary: Something Worth Celebrating

Twenty five years ago today, the large hall at Orchard Baptist Church was officially opened. The church had grown so much that the original chapel wasn’t large enough to hold everyone on a Sunday and so the decision was made … Continue reading

Posted in Blessed to be a blessing, Faith, Life experiences, Life in all it's fullness | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The One About Being Connected

We went for a walk yesterday and for reasons that only they fully understand, my girls decided to tie themselves together with loom bands. Connecting themselves to one another didn’t make walking along easier but it certainly did make becoming separated impossible … Continue reading

Posted in church, consumerism, Faith, Life experiences, Loving one another | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

The Bride of Christ: Pictures of the Church Part 2

A few months ago, Lydia and Byron got married and the photos taken by Derryn Smith are incredible. I wasn’t at the wedding but through the pictures, I feel like I was able to share in the happiness and joy that was clearly … Continue reading

Posted in church, Faith, Following Jesus, God is with us, God loves us, pictures of the church, Relationship with God | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

The one about the Hippo and the Tortoise

Did you hear the one about the Hippo and the Tortoise? After the tsunami in 2004, Owen (the hippo) and Mzee (the tortoise) ended up at the same animal sanctuary where they became inseparable. This true story of is a … Continue reading

Posted in acceptance, Faith, Life experiences, Loving God, Loving one another | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Do you love the church?

So, I was sat there feeling pretty miserable and then I heard the words: Do you love the church? This all happened a long time ago. Life was tough and things were not going well at the church I was … Continue reading

Posted in church, Faith, God loves us, Life experiences, Loving one another | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment