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We all use labels. They help us to navigate our world, but also can box us in We are talking about the problems labels give, should we abandon them, or reclaim? How useful are they and what are the pitfalls? … Continued

Inclusive vs. Exclusive

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The line between inclusive and exclusive. As a church we try to be inclusive: welcoming and hospitable to all. But we are a church and we are believers, which means we believe something and that belief makes us exclusive to … Continued

Teach us to pray

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When you hear “let’s pray”, what comes to mind? Questions??? Not this again! Bring it on! If you fall into one, two or all three of the categories above, or maybe your category is not mentioned, you’re not alone. Listen … Continued

Transformational love…

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If you were asked to say what was the greatest event in the last century, how would you respond? What about the greatest movie star or sports person ever? Saying what is the ‘greatest’ of something may be hard depending … Continued

Easter Expectations?

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Amidst the reality of this pandemic, what are your expectations right now? Does Christian faith have any influence on those expectations? For Christians all around the world, Easter is a time of remembrance and celebration, an occasion of fresh hope. … Continued

A season to prepare?

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Realities of lockdown have impacted us all. Perhaps one of the things we have found hard at times is to find some kind of rhythm for our lives over recent months. Particularly when the measures in response to covid-19 change … Continued

God at ‘work’ – Really?

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“Hey, you really need this, come on you know you do!” exclaimed the stall vendor to our son and myself as we walked through an indoor market whilst on holiday a couple of years ago. Clearly he could tell we … Continued

Be fruitful rather than nice

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What is your favourite fruit? Why? Is it the flavour, the colour, the texture or perhaps you associate some happy memory with that fruit? During recent ICL services I have been speaking the ‘fruit of the Spirit’. No, this is not some … Continued