Prayer Course Week 4 – Intercession

We spent this week looking at intercession – praying for the needs of others – based around the line in the Lord’s Prayer ‘your kingdom come’. We had some excellent discussions, and time as always at the end to put some of what we learned into practice. For those that are not able to be with us you may wish to look at the video for week 4. The key messages from Pete Greig were: Read more…

Prayer Course Week 3 – Petition

We spent this week looking at petition – praying for our own needs and wants – based around the line in the Lord’s Prayer ‘Give us this day our daily bread’. It is proving such a blessing to be able to explore these ideas together. For those that are not able to be with us you may wish to look at the video for week 3. The key messages from Pete Greig were: The Father Read more…

In Conversation with Jesus

Matthew 28 v 18 – 20 How amazing it is that Jesus tells us in our conversation with Him that all authority in earth and heaven has been given to Him. What an awesome friend to have! How does that make you feel? Does it affect how you speak to Him? Don’t let it put you off speaking to Jesus. In verse 18 it says that He comes to us. He seeks us out so Read more…

Home, sweet home

Wherever I lay my hat, that’s my home. Home is where the heart is. Home, sweet home. The word “home” brings up different thoughts, feelings, memories and experience for all of us. Until I was 18, home for me was a small terraced house in North East London. Since then, I have lived in 12 different houses in 8 different places! Our sense of home comes not only from a place where we live but Read more…

Prayer Course Week 2 – Adoration

This was an excellent review of an aspect of prayer that it is easy to overlook. Pausing and rejoicing at the beginning can transform and enrich a whole time of prayer. It helps take it from being about transactions (like with a shop) to relationship (like with a close friend or family member). For those that are not able to be with us you may wish to look at the video for week 2. The 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…