In conversation with Jesus

Jesus prays for you. “I pray for them. I am not praying for the world, but for those you have given me, for they are yours.” John 17 v 9 In your conversation tell Him what that means to you. One of the things He prays is for your protection. “I will remain in the world no longer, but they are still in the world, and I am coming to you. Holy Father, protect them by the power Read more…

Prayer Course Week 1 – Why Pray?

We were wonderfully encouraged by how many were able to join the first session of our Zoom course on prayer. For those that are not able to be with us you may wish to look at the video for week 1. The key messages from Pete Greig were: We can ask Jesus to help teach us to pray. Prayer is like a toolbox – there are lots of different ways of praying. Keep it simple. Read more…

In Conversation with Jesus

We are living in a world that has been greatly affected by the Coronavirus. When Jesus’ friend Lazarus died Jesus wept and he was deeply moved in spirit and troubled when he saw the grief of the family and friends of Lazarus. John 11 v 33. Jesus also tells us ‘Blessed are those who mourn for they shall be comforted.’ Matthew 5 v 10 Jesus understands our grief at the suffering and death in our Read more…

Conversation with Jesus

As Jesus was leaving Jericho on His way to Jerusalem followed by a large crowd, 2 blind men called out to him. Although he was busy and surrounded by clamour and noise the Bible tells us that Jesus STOPPED. He asked them “What do you want me to do for you?’ As we find ourselves in the midst of a life that has largely ‘stopped’ maybe it is our chance, as we talk to our Read more…

Top Ten

What is your top five books of all time? Your ten favourite films?What are the three most important items that you own? It can be fun going through a top ten, finding out what is voted number one and seeing if you agree. Human beings have an in-built ability to compare and contrast. To assess and analyse, to come up with our own opinions about what is the best and which is better. In Luke Read more…

In Conversation with Jesus

Jesus says ‘Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another.’ John 13 v 34 Jesus wants love to be high on your list of priorities because he knows that you will blessed when you love others. In your conversation with Jesus ask him how you can make loving others a bigger priority in your life and then take steps to do whatever you feel He’s leading you to do Read more…

Repetition

At the end of February, we mark the beginning of lent, a forty-day countdown to Easter. During which we will go over the events of Jesus life that lead up to Easter week, reflect on Jesus’ death and resurrection while exploring its impact for us today. This is what we do in Lent, this is what we do every lent. Which made me think about the different things in life that we keep coming back Read more…