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Are you on the road to reality?

Or, in other words, signed up for the church weekend away (25th – 27th January 2013) yet?! What’s it all about? “Consider it pure joy, my brothers, whenever you face trials of many kinds because you know that the testing of your faith develops perseverance. Perseverance must finish its work so that you may be mature and complete and not lacking in…

Halloween – what do I do?

It’s here, and lots of people I’ve spoken to still aren’t quite sure what to do about it. In addition to the excellent advice in the video previously posted here, a couple of other thoughts: 1. Pray – for wisdom and an opportunity to honour God in your response to this event. 2. Why not carve a Christian pumpkin and proudly display your handiwork…

Creating gospel opportunities on social media

Facebook has 901 million users worldwide, and 30,595,980 of them are in the UK. And because the whole point of facebook is that everybody is connected to everybody else, every time you share something on facebook it has the potential to reach a lot of people (I can’t think of many other means of communication that have access to over 900 million people,…

Start Where You Are, See Where it Leads…

A couple of Sundays ago, we studied Acts 1:1-11 and drew out three main learning points from the passage: He is crowned He is coming back He has commissioned witnesses Some interesting questions arose including one that focussed on verse 8b; ‘and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria and to the ends of the earth’…

Halloween – what should we do?

Some really helpful answers to this question from our friends Dundonald church in London: For precisely the reasons Ed talks about in this video, this year some members of the Emmanuel church family have organised an Autumn Bright Lights party. It will be taking place in the Denmark Hall at Red Maids on Saturday 27th October between 4 – 6pm. There will…