Richard Burgess, 10.07.2021 Life is full of transitional moments, all varying in degrees of importance. Some come about through the different stages of life, others through a change of circumstances, still others through crises which could be related to health, age, the loss of a job or someone close to us. The danger is we … Continue reading Transitions
That might sound strange to some ears, God speaking through Covid? Can he? Does he? Is he? I don't intend for one moment to say that God orchestrated it, or that it's God's judgement, but as C. S. Lewis said, "Pain is God's megaphone." Yes, God has a way of using the events we are … Continue reading What is God saying through Covid 19?
Sometimes we are too familiar with the Bible, we read it, we know what's coming. And because we do we content ourselves with the surface story and fail to notice what's going on underneath. Acts is just such a book. We are used to Pentecost and the various outpourings of the Spirit, to Peter and … Continue reading A Spirit led People and Church
The shaping of the Spirit is both an individual and a corporate experience. As we go through our Christian lives we find that the Spirit is intent on shaping us... As individuals - each individual is unique… born of the Spirit… shaped by the Spirit. How is he shaping you? And as churches - every … Continue reading A Spirit shaped Church
Seasons come and go; change is part of life; as in the natural so in the spiritual. We see it in scripture, the story is not static, the purposes of God take on new dimensions as time goes by. Seismic Change When we come to the gospels there is a seismic change taking place. God … Continue reading New Season – New Power – New Dynamics