'Church is a wonderful thing and a privilege to be part of' - those words were part of Tim's summing up of what the Lord has been teaching us during the summer.
John then spoke on 2 Timothy 1:3-7 encouraging us that, whatever our natural tendencies, there is another way to live if we stay in step with the Spirit and rely on him.
What did mixed weather on her holiday teach Kelly about our response to the difficulties of life? How did the words of a new song prompt Mary to have a thankful heart or a picture of embroidery encourage us to grow into the people God intends us to be? These and other thoughts summed up what the Lord has been teaching us this summer - click the picture to discover more.
The truth will set you free
It is no coincidence that as Christians we often end up facing the things we find the hardest. That is why it is so important to seek the truth - for it is the truth that will set you free. Click the picture to read Tim's thoughts and experiences.
Have you ever asked this question when you or someone you love are going through difficult times? Does the Bible have anything to say that could really help us? We have a series of articles and personal stories which you might find helpful - click the picture to read more.
Understanding Yourself weekends
Step One - Marlow
Friday 12th - Sunday 14th September 2014
*** Bookings now being taken - this will be the last Step 1 course this year ***
*** New course ***
Step Five - Cratfield, Suffolk
Friday 6th - Sunday 8th February 2015
New course - and the opportunity to share new material - details to follow shortly.
As she has watched news of recent disasters on the TV and seen the devastation of war and plane crashes and the effects on the harvest in these areas, Merle reflects on the importance of what we each sow in our individual lives. Click the picture to read her thoughts.
'Power and love and a sound mind'
There might be a whole host of unhelpful things that come naturally to us – low self-worth, anxiety, even depression. We don’t have to condemn ourselves for feeling them but we can choose to not let them determine how we live our lives. There is an alternative - the 'spirit of power and of love and of a sound mind'. Click to read more ...