Dear Friends, The Apostle Paul writes to Timothy, his understudy, on the issue of perseverance in the faith, then adds, “I urge you, then, first of all, that requests, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made … Read More

Seven slippery scripture secrets

Dear Friends, Here are some things I’ve collected along the way to avoid subtle dangers around the Word of God. 1 The original lies are alive and well The devil introduced two lies in Genesis 3 … Read More

Don’t read this letter if…

Dear Friends, Don’t read this letter if you think a minister should leave the subject of money alone but do read it if you are up for a challenge. Two Cornhill Experiences One of the … Read More

Can a minnow critique a whale?

Dear friends, I’ve never been to Hillsong but I’m conscious that in my very secular city we have a famous gathering called “Hillsong” which must surely say to our city that the church is not … Read More

Dear Friends, A   In two weeks (Monday March 26 at 8pm) we have our Annual General Meeting. It’s a night to hear brief reports and to vote in some key people for roles in … Read More

Six things about Billy Graham

Dear Friends, The death of Billy Graham a week ago (at 99) saw the departure of the man who spoke to more people about Jesus than any man before him – and perhaps any man … Read More

Christians and politics

In recent weeks we’ve seen the crossover of politics and faith in our church’s teaching series. At 10am we’ve seen the prophet Elijah condemn King Ahab for his disobedience to God (1 Kings 18:18). At … Read More


Dear Friends, Welcome to 2018 – what privileges we have and what opportunities as well. May God who gives bread not stone and fish not snakes greatly bless you. Today we welcome James West to … Read More

Farewells and the follow on

Dear Friends, Today an all too brief word of thanks to Col and Sally Adamson and Gav and Amy Perkins as they have their last Sundays with us on Staff – it is still possible … Read More