Transitions

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

Spiritual formation – to busy to be formed

Busy, busy, busy, it seems to be the stuff of life. Busy at work, busy at home, life can seem unavoidably busy. How's yours? When it comes to spirituality it is massive, a killer. To quote Eugene Peterson, "Busyness is the enemy of spirituality. It is essentially laziness. It is doing the easy thing instead … Continue reading Spiritual formation – to busy to be formed

Trials

Let's be honest, no one likes them, and we certainly wouldn't volunteer for them. The reality is they are part of life. You just can't avoid them. Some are more trying than others - they come in varying degrees. The annoying thing is, you can't make them go away, they won't. You can't get round … Continue reading Trials

The Importance of the Word

The last couple of weeks we have looked at the necessity of work of the Spirit.┬áIn this post I want to focus on the importance of preaching/teaching which was a vital part of the growth, establishment and expansion of the early church. Not only did they know God present and active through the Spirit, but … Continue reading The Importance of the Word