Tag Archives: Jesus be the centre

Is it time to make God the focus of our prayer lives again?

I’ve had quite a stressful week and so I was looking forward to homegroup last night as an opportunity to share and to receive prayer. We had a great conversation about Mark 5 and part of our discussion was about the miracles … Continue reading

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A simple game/illustration to remind us that Jesus is in the midst

Jesus said that where two or three of his followers were gathered that he would be among them or in the midst. At a recent church service, we learnt about this through an activity. I invited the people who wanted to … Continue reading

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The One Where I Forgot Communion

I had been in my office finalizing the service and as I walked into the church a few minutes before the service started, Christine said to me ‘communion isn’t on the order of service’. I was just back at work after … Continue reading

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Whose Church is it Anyway?

A picture has popped up on my Facebook feed a few times in the past week. It shows lettering on the wall of a church where the ‘S’ has fallen off so it now reads ‘AINT PETER’S CHURCH’ Seeing the picture made … Continue reading

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A Living Church in an Ancient Building

As I walked in, I noticed the sign which said, ‘Welcome to St Mary’s. A Living Church in an ancient building’. This happened yesterday when we were out geocaching. We had just found the cache at the Great Bardfield Parish Church and we decided … Continue reading

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The one about gathering around the Poo

Okay, just to be clear that this post isn’t as gross as it might sound. We had a baptismal service at church recently and I sent someone a message that said: Are you able to bring your camera? A few photos … Continue reading

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A Gathering of People: Pictures of the Church Part 1

This is the first in a series of posts exploring the pictures/metaphors of the church that are used in the Bible. The New Testament was written in Greek and the word that is translated in English as church is ‘Ekklesia’ which … Continue reading

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It’s not all about me!

It’s Sunday and lots of people will be going to church. Have you ever left feeling disappointed because the service wasn’t just right for you? We all will feel this way sometimes and this is okay because church isn’t for just you. … Continue reading

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