Handling tough times
Paul experienced a city-wide riot when in Ephesus with the crowd baying for his blood. How did he handle that kind of pressure and what can we learn from him in the pressures we face?
As a church we have considerable experience in helping people with a range of painful experiences, including anxiety, depression, ME, panic attacks and breakdown – click to read more information on each subject. We are considering arranging some open discussion evenings in the library in Halesworth in the autumn. If you would be interested in attending please click here and indicate the subjects you are interested in.
Beautiful but obnoxious
Merle reflects on lessons learnt from discovering and subsequently disposing
of a poisonous new plant which appeared in her garden this spring.
Sheep without a shepherd
Sheep require a lot of looking after and need a good shepherd. So do the people of God, both in Old Testament times and in the 21st century church. Click the picture of the sheep to read Jenny's observations on the need for strong church leadership.
Digging out the roots
Julie likens digging an old, stubborn shrub out of her garden with the process of removing the negatives which reside within us, thus creating a wide-open space for God to fill.
Bible verses seen in another light
Andrew is writing his own translation of the Bible based on his knowledge of the original Greek and Hebrew texts and brings fresh insight to some well-known verses. His latest thoughts are based on Genesis 2:15 - click the graphic of the letter 'G' to read.
Back to basics
The simplest truths are the most powerful. In his latest Bible insight John explains the importance of understanding and living in the introvert part of who we are.
Merle shares an important principle on how we can hear God speak to us, illustrated by a question one of her
sons asked her. Click the picture of
the wren to read.
Is it enough to believe that we're 99% not guilty for situations which are not our responsibility - or will that 1% of false guilt be our undoing? John explores the dangers and solutions to false guilt in his latest Bible insight.
You will receive a very warm welcome at our Sunday morning meeting - we meet at 10.00 am at School Farm, Cratfield, Click here for further details and a map.
We would love to hear from you. If you have any questions or comments please write to us via the contact page and we will get back to you.
Click the picture of the tree trunk to read thoughts which were shared in church on Sunday, including the need to be prepared to change and Merle's thoughts on the power of the Spirit of God in our lives.
Step One weekend: 23rd - 25th November 2018
The next Step One weekend will be held at Cratfield, Suffolk from 23rd - 25th November 2018. Click the picture of Southwold to go to the brochure and here for the event page and booking form.
Step Three weekend: 16th - 18th November 2018
The next Step Three weekend will be held at Cratfield, Suffolk from 16th - 18th November 2018. Click the picture of Thorpness to go to the brochure and here for the event page and booking form.
How do you respond when you feel guilty about something? In his latest article John addresses the role guilt plays in a Christian's life - and how to avoid false guilt.
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