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
In early September, Sputnik’s very first intern started work. Tanya Chitunhu is based at Raglan Road Church, Smethwick and is working alongside the Sputnik team at Central House throughout this year. We thought that it would be rude not to introduce her to you all. Describe yourself in 5 words. Compassionate, opinionated, determined, introverted and… Read More Introducing our new Sputnik intern!
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…
My mum always said that I was empathetic. And mums are always right. Since then, online personality tests when bored late at night have shown the same thing – I’m low on some stuff, middle on lots of stuff, but high on empathy. Apparently, I know how you’re feeling. Freaky. Perhaps it’s because of this… Read More The heaviness of Judges – what do we do with it?
Last weekend, Forward – our big termly news night – was an amazing evening of stories, celebration and God speaking to us. If you missed it, we don’t want you to miss out! Here’s Dan gives the headlines and the highlights… After sharing encouragements and breaking bread together we heard some stories from people within… Read More Forward – the headlines and highlights
***Our growing family of students gather at our 11.30am meeting opposite the Student Union, in King Edward’s Girls School, the home of our South Site. Join us this Sunday and for a free lunch afterwards!*** I remember it well. Packing up my things, swapping goodbyes with friends, counting down the days. Finally, we were… Read More “Calling new and nervous students”