Knowing the Word, Living the Life – 1 John

We live in an uncertain world, a world where it seems everything is up for grabs, for reinterpretation or disregarding. Things that have been norms for generations are being cast aside.  Sadly even in the church, even the 'evangelical' church (that part that used to be certain of what it believed), uncertainty has been making … Continue reading Knowing the Word, Living the Life – 1 John

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Led by the Spirit into the wilderness

Led by the Spirit… into the wilderness?! Really? You can't be serious? In any church the range of experience varies, we are all on a journey, but we are not all at the same stage, and we should not be threatened by differing encounters or experiences, but one particular experience we don’t often talk about is … Continue reading Led by the Spirit into the wilderness

No Need to Pay Twice

Following on from Easter and the death and resurrection of Jesus this old hymn comes to mind, and what a hymn - I've lightly modernised it - it contains a powerful declaration of the glorious liberating truth of the cross. If you are doubting, lacking assurance, wondering whether you've done enough, or whether Jesus has … Continue reading No Need to Pay Twice

Can We Trust The Bible?

A Reliable Word? It's great to not only have faith, but to know that that faith is based on a very reliable, and authenticated word from God - the Bible. Reading responses to articles relating to Christianity in the popular press columns on the internet recently it seems that there are many who have no … Continue reading Can We Trust The Bible?