At North site this summer we have missed out on the excellent preaching series on Sunday mornings. Not because we don’t love them…because we do! But because we have been doing community picnics. Please let me encourage you if you missed out on the summer preaching series please catch up (cheeky plug!). I have now… Read More On teeth grinding, mouth guards and forgiveness
I preached this last fortnight on Gideon’s journey from comparison to calling. Here’s a few thoughts on some FAQs and how to take next steps if God was speaking to you. How do I find my calling? Find the intersection between what you’re good at, what you enjoy and what your community needs. It sounds… Read More Calling – some FAQs and next steps
Our youth group went to a week-long festival called Newday. Alanah Mitchell reports back with the story of the week in poetic form below. Alanah says: “This poem has been structured into seven cantos to give readers a flavour of what happened on each day at Newday, it’s tone is informal and chatty to express… Read More Ode to Newday
The Christian life is a life defined by joy. However, it is also a life marked by discipline. Just as in any human relationship we must discipline ourselves to enjoy that relationship fully, the same is true of our relationship with God. Fasting- abstaining from food for a period of time- is such a discipline.… Read More Fasting – what, why and how?
Lindsey Stephenson blogs on an exciting new venture God has opened up. Have you heard about Hope? If you’ve been around for a while I hope you’ll know I’m referring to our Friday project, Hope English Club, based at Central House. If you’re new to Churchcentral, or just need a refresher, let me introduce you… Read More Have you heard about HOPE? | New chapter for Hope English Club
After Rich’s recent talk (listen here from 31mins50) that spoke of our responsibility to care for creation as God’s people, we asked a few people in the church who have a passion for these issues to share their wisdom. These are not commandments to see as a burden, but more helpful ideas, from those with… Read More Care for creation: Some practical ideas
Did you know that we are working together with 27 local churches or Christian organisations to help introduce people to Jesus this term! Didn’t think so, so let’s fill you in… Well, let’s start with the stuff you probably do know. I’d imagine that you know about the John Lennox event that is coming up… Read More Bringing churches together. Bringing the Good News to Birmingham.