As you probably know, our series at the start of 2013 is the New Testament book of 2 Corinthians. On the first Sunday of the series, I tried to outline the background to the book, but it is a bit complex. So I've put the summary here, for those who want a reminder:more
On the first Saturday in January, the Connect Team gathered for a day of prayer, focusing and God and talking over some questions. We had a great time, and I believe that these times are significant, not least because they help the team to do its work of influencing the culture of the church in the right direction more effectively.more
I hadn't originally planned to speak on heaven so directly on Sunday, but I felt God provoked me to as I was chatting about the morning with Roger Cole about three weeks beforehand. I'd never prechaed on it before, but as I started preparing I realised what a wonderful and vast subject it is.more
I claim no great experience of illness - many have faced far more than I have, deespite the last few months. Those months have been an unusual time for me - contrained to very little action and barely any thought for a couple of months and a slow process of recovery, which I have yet to fully complete. Along the way I hope I've learnt a thing or two, such as ...more
It was a real delight to see Cross in the Square come together this year. Yet again the cross was put centre stage, raised up in the middle of Wantage on Good Friday. Mant many thanks to all who got stuck in and helped to make it happen.
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