You never know when someone could ask you a question that could change their life. I have to be mindful working in a secondary school that there are many people around me with different views of life, in a structured environment with policies, procedures and guidance and with the shadow of social media…Read More
Are you a team player or an independent worker? I have heard arguments for both. Independently, it is just about you, you don’t have to worry about relying on anyone else. With a team it is not just about you, you an rely on everyone else.
Which are you? Which are you when it comes to evangelism?…Read More
I saw a Nativity figure set for sale in a Garden Centre. It was marked “No Jesus” and reduced to £7.99. It made me sort of laugh and sort of cry. Have a think who you know who is celebrating Christmas this year who does not know the One who is to be celebrated for who He is and what He has done for everyone by coming to earth…Read More
Spot the difference?
Please have a read of the book of Acts chapter 1 verses 12 – 26. Then have a read of the book of Acts chapter 2 verses 42 – 47.
Spot the difference? One is focused on fellowship, praying, the bible and Church leadership. One has all that plus a focus on everyone, anyone, all the people and people being saved. Spot the difference? One is in a room.,,
Talking Jesus was a national survey carried out by a group of Church leaders in 2015 asking people who were Christians and people who were not Christians about their attitudes to Jesus, the Church and conversations about faith. The survey was repeated this year and here are some highlights / lowlights that I picked out: …Read More
Just before Christmas it was announced in the media that a heel bone had been discovered at a Roman archaeological dig in Cambridgeshire, England. The heel bone was unique as it is the only one outside of one found in Israel in 1968 that has a nail going through it. The evidence suggests that both these bodies had been crucified…Read More
December 21 update
It is a while back since I last wrote anything here. Covid lockdowns for churches plus a new job for me equalled work life took over for most of the year. As it turned out that new job did not work out so looking to the future, I have started another new job – three jobs in just over a year is just not me but we are trusting God’s got the plan…Read More
Covid and lockdowns have pushed many of us online to do things we would never have thought of doing such as business meetings, church services, birthday parties and fitness classes. But there are so many people already online. For example, 1.8 billion people across the word use Facebook on a daily basis. That is more…Read More
We love a good rags to riches story. This time of year, is usually pantomime season (oh yes it is) (sorry) when we enjoy stories like Cinderella, Aladdin and Dick Whittington. Then there are classic films like Rocky, Pretty Woman and Willy Wonka and the Chocolate factory. All feature an ‘ordinary’, often hard-up person who through a combination….Read More
New normal evangelism
For months churches have been adjusting to life with Coronavirus – keeping in touch with people without seeing them, services online, recorded or hybrid, funerals and weddings with hardly anyone there remembering or celebrating. But there have been some great encouragements of reports anecdotally…Read More