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Where do I find answers to my doubts?

Off the back of yesterday’s time thinking about doubt you may now have issues that you want to listen/ watch/ read something on. One of the best collection of resources on the web to help you do this is the website Be Thinking run by the Universities and Colleges Christian Fellowship (UCCF). Doubt that Jesus really rose from the dead? Watch this. Doubt that…

Living with Doubt?

This Sunday we’re going to thinking about doubt together. Why? ‘If the object of our faith were as elusive as the Loch Ness monster or as inconsequential as whether to have a third cup of tea, then doubt makes little difference. But since the object of Christain faith is God, to believe or disbelieve is everything – at some points literally a…

Jesus IS Alive!

Click below for lyrics Jesus Is Alive written by shai linne                          Chorus 1 Elvis is dead, Picasso is dead Jimi Hendrix and Janis Joplin are dead Marilyn Monroe is dead- however… Jesus is Alive Brando is dead, James Brown is dead Princess Di and John Lennon are dead Biggie Smalls and Pac are dead- however Jesus is Alive Verse 1 Give praise…

Bristol City Centre Talks

“But in your hearts set apart Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. But do this with gentleness and respect” 1 Peter 3:15 Here’s a great new work that some Christians who work in the centre of Bristol have started up – Bristol City…

But Fighting Sin Is Tiring!

Sunday’s passage from 1 Peter (4:1-11) called us to reflect the reality that as Christians we are, in Christ, ‘done with sin’ (v.1). My reaction? But fighting sin is tiring! I don’t have the energy to keep going battling my ‘evil human desires’ (v.2). To make war… Look at what arrived to help me today. A blog post from Ed Welch entitled Fighting Sin Is Tiring. ‘God…

Warring against the sin that is waging war against you

“Dear friends, I urge you, as aliens and strangers in the world, to abstain from sinful desires, which war against your soul.” 1 Peter 2:11“Therefore, since Christ suffered in his body, arm yourselves also with the same attitude, because he who has suffered in his body is done with sin. As a result, he does not live the rest of his earthly life…