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Sluggards Read On - Part 1

I can't remember who it was, but someone once advised me to read a chapter from the Book of Proverbs every day. Every fool should. And now I've got my girls doing it. If nothing else (and there is) it makes for some great dinner-table banter. Of all Proverbs' characters, we love The Sluggard the best. His name is almost onomatopoeic. You can virtually see the trail of slim...

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Sermon Summary Notes Oct 28th

This Sunday is our last in Luke's Gospel. As we're going to see, it's the end but also very much the beginning. If you find them helpful, you can download sermon summary notes here....

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It Can Never Satisfy

At one time or another probably all of us have felt the desire for 'just a little bit more.' The writer of Ecclesiastes has this to say about that desire: 'He who loves money will not be satisfied with money, nor he who loves wealth with his income; this also is vanity' (Ecclesiastes 5:10). In other words, money and wealth and stuff simply fail to deliver. We think it wil...

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Handing on the Baton

From talking with folk after the two services this Sunday, (and the launch of Junior Youth Fridays), I know I was not alone in feeling incredibly encouraged by what the Lord is doing among our young people. What joy to see them grow in their love for Jesus and in their gifts to serve Him and His church! But to see the next generation grasp the baton, and run hard and well...

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Sermon Summary Notes: October 7th

This Sunday we will be looking at Jesus' bodily resurrection from the dead. The Christian faith stands or falls on the fact of the resurrection. You can download summary notes in English to help you follow the sermon here; and in French here....

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Sermon Summary Notes 30th Sept

This Sunday we will be looking at Jesus' crucifixion and death. Why has his death - out of the 1000s of men executed by crucifixion, become the pivot point of history? You can download summary notes for the sermon in englishhere, and in french here. Full sermon notes, audio and video will be posted after Sunday....

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Knocking on the Brothel Door

In his book, The Meaning of Marriage, Tim Keller quips that of Paul's famous discourse on marriage in Ephesians 5, the one part that many couples can relate to is Eph 5:32 marriage is a mystery! He writes, 'sometimes you fall into bed, after a long, hard day of trying to understand each other, and you can only sigh: "This is all a profound mystery!" an unsolvable puzzle, ...

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Strengthening the Foundations in Iran

It was both encouraging and humbling to hear from Dr. Mehrdad Fatehi this Sunday just a taster of what the Lord is doing in Iran. For those of you who want to discover more, and in particular how to support the work, I recommend you take a look at the Pars Theological Centre website....

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Sermon Summary Notes

This Sunday we will be looking at Jesus' trial. What we will discover is that ultimately it is not Jesus who is on trial - it's us: who do we think He is? You can download a sermon summary here....

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Taking the Axe to Self-Pity

Why do we dislike self-pity in others, but defend it to ourselves? And how can we sever its root in our hearts?...

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