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?
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.
Here’s the scenario: one of your friends suddenly reveals that they’re interested in looking into Christianity. What do you do? It may sound like a simple question, but seriously, what’s your plan? Perhaps, you invite them to a Sunday morning service. But what if they work on a Sunday? Or that’s the only time they… Read More What would you do…
Here’s the scenario: one of your friends suddenly reveals that they’re interested in looking into Christianity. What do you do? It may sound like a simple question, but seriously, what’s your plan? Perhaps, you invite them to a Sunday morning service. But what if they work on a Sunday? Or that’s the only time they… Read More How do you introduce your friends to Jesus?
There’s been lots in the news lately about things that we shouldn’t watch, look at or listen to. Whether it’s Kevin Spacey getting axed from a film or statues being torn down or no-platforming certain speakers on university campuses, our society seems to have become quite sensitive to the voices that we allow to speak to… Read More How are you going to dig deeper into God’s word in 2018?
On Saturday 25th November, it’s our pleasure to host Andy Kind for a night of comedy at Central House. Andy has been making people laugh on the comedy circuit for over a decade and comes with rave reviews, whether from leading news publications ( ‘terrific’- The Scotsman) or Churchcentral leaders (‘very funny’- Owen O’Brien). We… Read More Three minutes with Andy Kind
Bible translations have a history of controversy. In the English speaking world, there would still be a large body of Christians that would view the King James Version as the only reliable, and in fact infallible, Bible translation. There would be other prominent (and more mainstream) evangelical preachers who would flat out refuse to preach… Read More And Churchcentral’s Favourite Sunday Morning Bible Translation Is…