Our new pastor, Andrew, has already been asked what his vision is for the church. Whilst that is an good question, even more important is the question “What is our vision of Jesus?” Everything else will flow from our answer to that question. At the start of this new chapter in the life of our church, we are going to spend several weeks looking at this question. On…
We are delighted that Andrew McCausland has answered God’s call to be our new pastor. Andrew has come from Minehead where he has been senior minister of Minehead Baptist Church for the past ten years. On Sunday 11th September Andrew was inducted as part of a wonderful service of praise and thanksgiving. Chris Justice from Hope Church in Beaconsfield, who was our excellent…
Finally on 24th July, Gill Roberts looked back at what we have learnt through both the fruit of the Spirit series and the study of 1 Peter. The video clip used to illustrate all the qualities we need to show – patience, determination, concentration – is here:
On 17th July, Chris Justice from Hope Church in Beaconsfield finished this short series on 1 Peter by covering chapter 5. Chris described how Peter left instructions for church leaders, for the young and for everyone about building a sure foundation for the church.
On 10th July, Ben Saunders from Hope Church in Beaconsfield spoke on 1 Peter chapter 4, and particularly about how trying to live a holy life is ultimately worth it.
On 3rd July, Steve Gaukroger spoke on 1 Peter chapter 3 and explained how we must keep coming back to Jesus, and trust him in order to live holy lives.
On 26th June Carol Murray spoke on 1 Peter chapter 2, particularly drawing attention to how we are called to be holy in the situations we come across in our everyday lives.
On 19th June 2016 we started a new series, based on the first letter from Peter, which speaks about holiness. Our verse, which summarises the whole series, is found in the first chapter of this letter: “But just as he who called you is holy, so be holy in all you do; for it is written: ‘Be holy, because I am holy.’” At the start of the series, Geoffrey Hunt gave a short…
Finally, on October 25th. Chris spoke about “over-flowing grace”. As we receive God’s grace that should overflow and influence our attitude and behaviour to those around us.
On October 18th, Chris spoke about “saving grace” – our response to God’s amazing grace.