Thoughts

Getting Gospel-ready

After presenting the gospel Cathy asked a young woman if she was ready to pray to receive Christ. The woman replied, ‘This is a huge decision. I need unlimited time to think about it.’ Cathy, with a twinkle in her eye, replied, ‘You won’t have unlimited time until you pray.’ The student realised Cathy was […]

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An amazing listen if you have time…

Every so often you come across an amazing person who reminds you why faith and a belief in Jesus does really make a difference. If you have time this week this interview with Elaine Storkey is really worth a listen. For those who are following the Archers at the moment a very real insight into a tricky […]

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Christmas – faith in my doubt

This blog accompanies my sermon which was originally preached on the 20/12/15 and can be heard here. I find Christmas fascinating; countries around the world stop everything for a festival that for many celebrants on a day to day basis has little relevance and they would admit makes little difference to their life. For me personally […]

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God at work

‘Thank God it’s Monday’… ! Not what I say when I deliver my two children to the school gate at 9am on Monday morning as I recover from a weekend of children’s activities, but the title of a book by Mark Greene. In it, Mark asks how we as Christians can make the most of […]

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Friendship of another kind

I have learnt all sorts of strategies and subterfuges  in order to increase the chances of being loved. At least, liked. But here’s a paradox, I don’t know if you’ve noticed it as well… Those I love and like the most are those with whom I’m the most real. One definition of friendship is that […]

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Cooking for the community

It’s nine months since Peckham FoodCycle began operating out of the church hall. With 430 keen volunteers on their books (that’s for Peckham Foodcycle alone), it’s a bit of a phenomenon. Jen Wales tells us why she got involved and how FoodCycle works.

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God ♥ children

God and children already have ways of being together, because this is how God created them. (Rebecca Nye)   I wonder how that works for babies, and then for toddlers, as they take their first steps, begin to understand our words, and then to speak? John the Baptist knew Christ even before he was born.

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