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Arrangements whilst church meetings are suspended
We meet together as a church via Zoom each Sunday morning from 10.00-11.00am. You would be very welcome to join us - click here if you would like to receive an invitation to join our Zoom meetings. Our Sunday talks will continue to be recorded and we aim to upload them by Saturday evening of each week.
We have built a resource of links to the worship songs we sing on a Sunday morning. This week we sang -
HCC Podcast 8: You have an introvert - live in it!
Shealan is conducting a series of interviews with John to explore the importance of understanding yourself and some of the mental and emotional health issues we face. In this podcast John explains the value of the introvert temperament, the important of living from our introvert and how to make that transition.
To explore these ideas further read John's article 'Moving from extrovert to introvert'. Click here to listen to our previous podcasts.
End of the road
Merle shares an important lesson about decluttering in her latest nature blog entry. Click the picture of the osteospurmums above to read.
Merle recounts an incident from her recent holiday to Dartmoor as she observed the wonderful landscape around her and reflected upon the need to appreciate the gifts of God's creation. Click the picture of the Dartmoor ponies above to read.
As Merle sat at Southwold harbour recently, she watched a teenage boy and girl climb on to the groynes at Walberswick and negotiate their way along the harbour protection, which provided a thoughtful illustration of foolhardiness! Click the picture of the harbour defence to read.
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Emerging from lockdown
In John's latest article for the Halesworth Community News he asks how we feel as restrictions are eased. He encourages us to be patient and, above all, thankful for the gift of life. Click the picture above to read John's article.
Moving from extrovert to introvert
In John's latest article he shares practical advice on how to move from our extrovert to introvert temperament and thereby live fully in both temperaments. Click the picture above to read.
Are there times when you feel like you're fighting a losing battle?
In his latest Insight John outlines practical steps that we can take in those times when we feel overwhelmed. Click the picture of the heron above to read.
Bible study - Suffering
We addressed important questions about suffering in our recent Bible studies. Click here for further details of our studies, to listen to the recordings and to read and join in our discussion on the subject.
Why is it important to understand yourself and your temperaments?
We have resources on this site that will answer these questions and help you to identify your own temperaments. Click the picture of the ingredients above to read further.
by John Sparkes
'Understanding Yourself' is a temperament manual which contains helpful insights that will help you understand why you think and feel the way you do.
It is an e-book, available via Amazon for just over £7.00 - click the picture above to go to the Amazon website.
'Insights from the Bible'
by John Sparkes
'Insights from the Bible', a compilation of the Bible Insights that John has written over the past 5 years, is now available in print. The book is priced at £5.99 + £2.00 post and packing. Click here for payment details and to order your copy.
John and Merle both recommend 'God on mute' by Peter Grieg - click the book cover above for further details.
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