#65 Waiting for ‘The Day’!

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Passage: 1 Thessalonians 1:1-10 The 21st June is quite a big day. Not only is it the summer solstice (the most hours of sunlight for us in the northern hemisphere) but it is also the … Read More

#64 Having a Heart for the Lost

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Passage: 1 Peter 3:13-17 When it comes to ‘good news’ the church doesn’t have a monopoly, because people are ‘evangelizing’ others with their ‘good news’ every day. It might be reporting that over 18’s can … Read More

#63 Lasting Treasure

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Passage: Luke 16:19-31 As a result of the most unprecedented upheaval most of us have experienced in our lifetimes (with the loss of loved ones, a legacy of ongoing illness and serious mental health issues, … Read More

#62 Opportunity Knocks!

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Passage – Esther 4 The older ones amongst us will remember the TV talent show Opportunity Knocks that ran for a mere 41 years, ending in 1990. It set the tone for follow up lookalike … Read More

#61 Just Do It!

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Passage – James 1:19-27 We’d just spilled out of our socially distanced, mask-wearing, non-singing morning service and one of the youngsters informed me on the pavement outside that “we have two ears and one mouth … Read More

#60 Carry on Camping- for now!

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Passage – 2 Corinthians 5:1-10 On the 25th June 2017 I preached on this text for the first time. I knew ‘in theory’ the fact that outwardly we’re wasting away, but in practice, I’d enjoyed … Read More

#58 A Gospel-Focused Church

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Passage: Colossians 4:2-6 A 19th Century American Methodist preacher called EM Bounds wrote 11 books, 9 of which were on the subject of prayer. It is no surprise therefore that he is known for this … Read More

#57 A Spiritually-Gifted Church

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Passage: 1 Corinthians 12:1-31 One of the challenges of coaching a sports team is making sure that each player is in the right position, that suits their skills and physique. Similarly, if you’re running a … Read More

#56 A Prevailing Church

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Passage: Acts 2:40-47 With lockdown restrictions loosening, God willing, life will be returning to some normality in the weeks and months ahead. From the 12th April churches will again be able to provide Sunday school … Read More