Archive for January, 2016

A giving church

Did you know that All Saints tithes? As a church we give away 10% of the total amount of money given by the congregation. The External Giving Committee (EGC) decides how to spend that money. In 2015 the sum was in the region of £48,000 – a significant amount, given by the congregation, donated to […]

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Could Focus 2016 be for you?

We’ve gone to Focus for the last three years and had a fabulous time. Here’s seven reasons why we’ve loved it and would thoroughly recommend it to anyone else. The teaching and opportunity for ministry – there is worship, teaching and ministry during main sessions in the morning and evening. There’s also an incredible range […]

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Book review: To Love as God Loves

I like to read books on the history of Christianity. The book To Love as God Loves: Conversations with the Early Church (Fortress Press, 1987) is a short book (109 pages) written by an American professor. It made me reflect on Jesus’s command ‘Love your neighbour as yourself’ (Mark 12:31).

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