Comfort, controversy and concern

Dear Friends, Who does not want to be comfortable? Who wants to be uncomfortable? Yet comfort is probably one of the great idols in the church today. A mother never has a child and thinks … Read More

Halloween – remembering the holy ones

The night before November 1 is the evening before “All Saints Day”. So the word “halloween” means the evening (‘een’) before the day we remember the holy ones (‘hallow’). How do you become a holy … Read More

Staff comings and goings – part 2

Dear Friends, Part Two of our staff movements for 2018! Student Ministers Rebecca (and Dan) Antaw – Rebecca has been linked to the 5pm congregation and has done a wonderful job in caring for individuals … Read More

Staff comings and goings

Dear Friends, To keep you up to date with our staff movements, one of two letters on the latest information – this week Ministry and Administration Staff and next week Student Ministers and MTS Apprentices. … Read More

Great faith in the face of trouble

Dear Friends, I’ve been reading the wonderful diary of a Christian man, Douglas Taylor (who died in 2014) as he recorded his journey. Here is a section worth reading – even as we pray on … Read More

Life words and death words

Dear friends, The words we say have huge impact for either good or ill. Proverbs 18:21 says that the tongue has the power of life and death. Words which we say, write, type, and/or text. … Read More

The man who saved the world

The man who saved the world recently died at the age of 77. At the height of the Cold War Lt. Col. Stanislav Petrov was stationed at a missile detection bunker south of Moscow. On … Read More

The Yes / No marriage debate

One of our evening church members, in her first year of university, shared this on her Facebook feed. … The yes / no facebook page provides quality content. Whilst it divides the fb community over … Read More

This is not the time to waste your vote

Dear Friends, As the letters arrive in our letterboxes to give us opportunity to vote on the change to marriage laws this is surely the time for Christians to stand up and speak up. Here … Read More