Wednesday, 20 January 2021 – Take Courage

Good afternoon Church family Today reading Mark 6, I was amused to see the people’s astonishment at Jesus’ teaching, added to the disciples astonishment at the miracle of Jesus walking on water right after they had seen him feed five thousand people contrasted by Jesus’ astonishment at their lack of belief or the fact thatContinue reading “Wednesday, 20 January 2021 – Take Courage”

Tuesday, 19 January 2021 – Accept It

Good afternoon Church family It’s so good to be back in the office this morning and I’m looking forward to catching up with everyone on Sunday! This morning in my quiet time I was reflecting on Jesus’ explanation on The Parable of the Sower and the soils in Mark 4. In particular this verse “AndContinue reading “Tuesday, 19 January 2021 – Accept It”

Wednesday, 23 December 2020 – Repent

Good morning Church family Christmas is two days away now, we are almost there! So what can we do this advent in final preparation for the day when we reflect on the Hope we have been given in Jesus. Well it might surprise you, but I think it’s repentance. Throughout the Old Testament we seeContinue reading “Wednesday, 23 December 2020 – Repent”

Tuesday, 22 December 2020 – Strong and Courageous

Good morning Church family As I was reading scripture during my quiet time this morning I came across this set of verses. ““Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or discouraged because of the king of Assyria and the vast army with him, for there is a greater power with us than with him.Continue reading “Tuesday, 22 December 2020 – Strong and Courageous”

Friday, 18 December 2020 – For the Sake of The Gospel

Good afternoon Church family 1 Corinthians 9:23 says “I do all this for the sake of the gospel, that I may share in its blessings.” This is how I felt coming to the end of what has been a very busy but satisfying week. I am tired and in need of a holiday but thereContinue reading “Friday, 18 December 2020 – For the Sake of The Gospel”

Thursday, 17 December2020 – The Blessing

Good afternoon Church family A verse we are all familiar with is “The Lord bless you and keep you; the Lord make his face shine on you and be gracious to you; the Lord turn his face toward you and give you peace” Numbers 6:24-26 NIV; probably made more famous by the song the blessing. ButContinue reading “Thursday, 17 December2020 – The Blessing”

Wednesday, 16 December 2020 – Visit with Jesus

Good afternoon Church family Don’t you sometimes wish you could have been a fly on the wall on the night Jesus was born! Imagine yourself in the midst of your usual routine, watching the flocks by night, when suddenly Angels appear with the most miraculous news. You abandon your charges racing down the hill toContinue reading “Wednesday, 16 December 2020 – Visit with Jesus”

Tuesday, 15 December 2020 – Found

Good morning Church family Today in 2 Chronicles 15, I was reading about King Asa who ruled over Judah and Benjamin at a time when there was a split in the kingdom of Israel. It seems as if the King was far from the Lord until a prophet Azariah can to give him a wordContinue reading “Tuesday, 15 December 2020 – Found”

Friday, 11 December 2020 – Bubbles

Good afternoon Church family Christmas is a time of wonder, especially for children! They get excited and there is great expectation for what is to come. The children at playgroup are such a joy, everything is new and exciting for them. The more I spend time with them, the more I realise that as adultsContinue reading “Friday, 11 December 2020 – Bubbles”

Thursday, 10 December 2020 – Growing Together

Good morning Church family Last night at Bible Study we had some wonderful discussion. We realised how important sharing the gospel is but we also saw that we must do so from within a united church community under the Lordship of Christ. Before we can reach out, we must build a firm foundation within. GalatiansContinue reading “Thursday, 10 December 2020 – Growing Together”