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Emmanuel mission partners – Nat and Anna

At the prayer meeting on Sunday night we were praying for the Ayling family, who are partners with us in Jesus’ mission to make people of every nation His disciples. The only difference is that while we’re busy in that mission here in Bristol, Nat, Anna and Ethan are engaged in the same thing in Sapporo-shi, Japan.As our mission partners we are…

Jesus and Freedom

This term at Emmanuel, once a month or so on a Sunday we’ve thought together about some ‘big questions’ people have about God, Jesus and the Bible. Yesterday we looked at the question “Does following Jesus stifle your freedom?”. If you missed the talk or want to send it on to a friend you’ll find it here. Alternatively, if you want to…

Foodbank

If you were at our meeting earlier this afternoon you may have noticed a big pile of food on the floor on your way out of Denmark Hall, this was for the North West Bristol Foodbank.We’ve been supporting the NW Bristol Foodbank as a church family since just after it was started back in February. This is a great project meeting the…

Our King!

Tonight we finished studying together the letter to the Colossians – a letter all about our great King. Check out the video below and let Dr SM Lockridge’s passion for our King Jesus fan into flame your own this week.“He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn over all creation. For by him all things were created: things in heaven and…

Sunday’s Book Recommendation

On Sunday I mentioned a new book by Tim and Kathy Keller that is just out and I’d found really helpful in grasping what submission (Colossians 3:18) does and doesn’t involve. One of the best things about the sections I’ve read, is that they are written from a woman’s perspective on this issue – Kathy Keller contributes the chapter on Embracing the Other and an incredibly…

Living out Colossians 3:1-11 this week

On Sunday we were looking together at Colossians 3:1-11. One issue this passage tackles is lust and Jim, preaching, particularly applied this passage to a struggle many of us will know something about – with internet pornography. If this is an issue for you or someone you know then one great thing to do would be to read a really helpful book on…