Like many topics we cover on the blog, we know that these will be personal issues for many of us. Please, if you’d like to discuss more these issues, don’t hesitate to get in contact with your Site Leader. In our talk on Colossians 3:18-19 I speculated as to whether the idea that wives should… Read More Wives submit to your husbands. Really? In 2016?
If you’re anything like me, you love Jesus. Not perfectly, not gloriously flamboyantly, but genuinely and truly. You love Jesus. You are so grateful for his gospel. And if you’re anything like me, you would love your friends to become Christians. Not “300 of them have this year”. Not “I’m the best evangelist we know!”.… Read More The best gift I’ll get this year
At ONE this Sunday Jonathan’s preach exhorted us to see all of our work as being work for God, with that impacting our attitude towards our work and the workers in our midst. But included in those verses was reference to “slaves” and “masters”. Why did Paul not speak against this practice? Does the New… Read More What’s going on with slavery in Colossians? | Jonathan blogs
So we’re in! As I write this, Owen is polishing his desk to my left, Andy is eating his sandwich at a small table in the corner (he doesn’t have a desk yet) and elsewhere, boxes are being emptied, furniture screwed together and the staff team is beginning to make themselves at home (check out… Read More We’re in! First blog from the new office!
In light of our priority this year of pursuing the presence of God, Phil Biggs writes on why this is key, how this can happen, and how our termly event the River fits in… Colin Powell (retired General in the US Army and former Secretary of State) is famously quoted as saying “..you become… Read More Pursuing the presence of God | Why, how and where The River fits in
For many of our friends, there are few obvious open doors into conversations about the good news of Jesus. For many, they don’t want to talk about church, they think that spiritual experiences are hokum and they just can’t see how Jesus could be relevant to their lives at all. ddd However, for many, the… Read More Some huge news about Is Faith Reasonable, and more info about next Wednesday’s event
At our termly news night FORWARD this past week, among many things, Jonathan shared a prophetic word that had been given to us as a church by a friend in Sheffield with a recognised prophetic gift. We felt it was important and hugely encouraging in the area of buying Rubicon House and so wanted to… Read More An important prophetic word shared at Forward