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Heaven Calling: 2 – What’s in a name?

Heaven Calling: 2 – What’s in a name?

The need to belong is one of our most basic human instincts. As we continue our series “Heaven Calling”, today we’re looking at how God calls us not only to be, but to belong, and provides us with a family to belong to that is guaranteed not to change or disappear.


Heaven Calling: 1 – What’s in a name?

Heaven Calling: 1 - What's in a name?

Isn’t it irritating when someone writes to you and gets your name wrong? We know instinctively that names are more than just labels – they’re important to our identity. In the Bible they’re often even more important than that – God uses names of people to reveal important truths and characteristics about them. We’re thinking [ more… ]


Epiphany 3 – Party Time

Epiphany 3 – Party Time

Today is the third Sunday in Epiphany! That may not be a phrase you might expect to hear in a Baptist church, but for the last two weeks we’ve been looking at the ancient church festival of Epiphany, where we remember how Jesus was revealed. Today, we’re going with Jesus to a wedding!  


Epiphany 2 – Defining Moments

Epiphany 2 - Defining Moments

What are some of the defining moments in your life – those points after which nothing was quite the same again? One of the defining moments in Jesus’ life was his baptism – which was an odd thing since he had no sins to be washed clean of!


Epiphany 1 – Expect the Unexpected

Epiphany 1 - Expect the Unexpected

Today is the first Sunday in Epiphany! (Epi who?) It’s not a festival that many people are familiar with these days, especially in the UK – but in former days this was one of the most important Christian feast days! So what’s it about, what was the big deal, and what are we missing? (Apologies [ more… ]


Inside Out: 10 – Turning Righteousness Inside-Out

Inside Out: 10 - Turning Righteousness Inside-Out

All through Matthew chapter 5 (the first part of the Sermon on the Mount, which we’ve been looking at in this series), Jesus has been talking about a way of living which is clearly only achievable with God’s help and power. Now in chapter 6, we see something quite different – very practical disciplines which, [ more… ]


Whose Shepherd Are You?

Whose Shepherd Are You?

Sheep and shepherds are one of the most common images in the Bible – they’re referred to over 200 times. Today we’re taking a look at the duties of shepherding…


Esther: 7 – Would the real Esther please stand up?

Esther: 7 - Would the real Esther please stand up?

As we reach chapter 7 in our series on the Old Testament book of Esther, the queen has reached the point where she has to make a critical decision. Who is she?


Esther 5: Mission Impossible

Esther 5: Mission Impossible

Continuing our series looking at the book of Esther, we’ve reached chapter 5 where Esther is given a seemingly impossible mission. She has no room for error on this – will she manage? And where is God while all this is going on?


Esther: 3 – Spoilers!

Esther: 3 - Spoilers!

We’re in a series focussing on the story of Esther, from the Old Testament, with all its remarkably modern-day parallels. Today we meet the last main character of the story – Haman, a man who thoroughly deserves the epithet “Horrible Haman”. Spoiler Alert! We’re going to find out what happens at the end of the [ more… ]

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