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Knowing your value
How much do you think you are worth? Can our value be defined in human terms? Do we live out what we think we are worth? These are some of the thought provoking questions John poses this week at church.
*** New song - we will be learning 'Adore' by Chris Tomlin on Sunday 29th November - click to listen to and learn. ***
Another excellent weekend
'Amazing! Brilliant! Step Two built beautifully on Step One and confirmed that Jesus is fundamental to everything no matter who you are.' This was just one of the comments following our recent Step two weekend at Cratfield, Suffolk. Click the picture above to read more about the weekend and here for more information about our teaching weekends.
Time and tide wait for no man
'There is no time like the present. We have no comprehension of when ours, or another’s clock will stop ticking. We alone are responsible for spending the time we have well.' Prompted by the changing of the clocks a few weeks ago Merle reflects on the time we are allocated in her latest reflection.
Why aren't we singing?
Graham Kendrick talks about participation in worship services - it's
well worth listening to for anyone who is serious about the quality of worship. Click here to listen.
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Men - take responsibility!
'I want to go back to what is at the heart of Step Three – family patterns and structure. The more I work in churches, the more I work with families, the more
I see the need for this structure.' In his latest article John challenges men to take up their God-given responsibility - an important read for both men
A personal response
Click the structure above to read one lady's response to John's article - please feel free to add your own thoughts and comments on this controversial subject to our blog.
Knowing your value
How much do you think you are worth? Pause a moment and think about that question. We often talk about our
value – but what does that mean? Can you put a price on it? What makes us valuable? John explores these questions in his latest Bible insight - click the picture of the sparrows to read.
'The aim of the person of faith is not to be as comfortable as possible but to live as deeply and thoroughly as possible - to deal with the reality of life, discover truth, create beauty, act out of love.' Eugene Peterson, shared as it summed up a conversation with an Open Doors worker in Syria - click here to read what was shared on Sunday morning as we prayed for the persecuted church.
Katie, Phil and Lisa were baptised on Sunday 5th October and we celebrated harvest on Sunday 11th October - click here for details and pictures of the events.
Booking for forthcoming courses
Step One: 29 - 31 January, 2016
Click the beach huts at Southwold to go to the brochure and here to book.
This course is booking quickly - please book in a soon as possible if you intend
Dates for your 2016 diary
Forthcoming courses at Cratfield, Suffolk
Step Five: 5 - 7 February, 2016
Step Three: 26 - 28 February, 2016
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