The latest suicide bomber is a Christian?

We were all shocked by the recent reports and images of the explosion outside the maternity hospital in Liverpool. Unsurprisingly it seems that it was a terrorist attack. Surprisingly, however it seems that the failed asylum seeker who carried out the attack was an...

What we can learn from Insulate Britain

I have watched the protests in the UK by members of the environmental organisation Insulate Britain with mixed feelings, just as I did watching the Extinction Rebellion protests before them. On the one hand, it is my experience that getting bullish and aggressive and...

This Week’s Content

This week we are not meeting in person, and we do not have a message to upload for you to watch.So,I’ve had a gander at our archive and below is a link to a message I preached on 29th April 2018 about rest. Appropriate since that is exactly what I am doing … taking a...

To preach or not to preach

I’ve just seen a meme which irritates me somewhat. It says: “A Christian is what he lives, not what he preaches”. This is a very close relative of the saying attributed to Francis of Assisi, “preach the Gospel, use words if necessary” (though there is no...

2021-08-22. Haggai 2v10-19

Looking back over the last year, we have witnessed some real restrictions on our lives. The world has been shut down by governments, and although we are now the other side of lockdown and other restrictions in England, people have got used to many of these...

What can we learn from Afghanistan?

Following the American and British forces withdrawal from Afghanistan, over the last week we have watched increasingly disturbing news reports about the resurgence of the Taliban and the way they are taking control of the region and the very real threat that they will...