On 28th May Todd Nightingale, the pastor of Mill End Baptist Church, spoke about Jesus’ ascension into heaven. Todd used this account to remind us that the baton has now been passed to us: we are to continue to do Jesus’ work of seeking and saving the lost, and God sent the Holy Spirit at Pentecost to help us.
On 21st May Chris Justice also spoke on the Holy Spirit, and in particular about how the Holy Spirit helps us live as adopted sons of God.
On 14th May Andrew spoke again about the period of 50 days between Easter and Pentecost, and he encouraged each of us to ask the question “Am I walking with the Holy Spirit” during this time.
To mark the period between Easter and Pentecost, Andrew preached on the roots of our faith. He led us to consider again the wonder of the events of the first Easter, and of the period of 50 days between Easter and Pentecost. This year we have had a special focus on how those events fulfilled completely the prophecies which are recorded in the Old Testament. And we have…
On 5th March, Andrew spoke on one of the ways we can grow as disciples which is by training ourselves.
On 19th February, our good friend Chris Justice from Hope Church in Beaconsfield spoke from 2 Peter chapter 1 about how we can be effective and productive in our Christian lives, and gave the answer: by knowing Jesus better.
On 12th February, Paul Bosson from our church spoke from Ephesians 3, v14-21, about how we can be faithful witnesses.
On 5th February, Andrew moved onto look at how we grow as disciples of Jesus, and spoke about spending time with Jesus, studying the Bible, being open to the Holy Spirit and learning from each other.
On 22nd January, Andrew started to look in detail at what we are called to do, and in particular at how we might make disciples of Jesus.
In early 2017 we started to look at our mission and vision as a church. On 15th January, Chris Justice started by looking at the question “Who are we?” He covered the fact that we are adopted, chosen and called into the family of God.