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06/03/19 Flush away poverty
Let justice roll on like a river… “So come move, let justice roll on like a river, Let worship turn into revival, Lord, lead us back to you.” These are words found in a new song we have recently begun...
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04/03/19 Money Series pt 7 – Complexities about giving to Ministry
Last week’s article dealt with what we should do with the money we don’t spend on ourselves and argued that the Bible instructs us to give to three broad areas: ministry, mission and poor-care (with a fourth principle that justice is better than charity). However,...
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25/02/19 Money Series pt 6 – Giving: What to?
Giving: what to?  Last week’s article dealt with the question of “how much should I give?”, or, for those who read the blog, “how much should I keep?”. This is the most important question to get to work on, but once you have...
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18/02/19 Money Series pt 5 – Giving: How Much?
Giving: How much?   If you’ve been reading the last couple of articles, you’ll know that we’ve spent them examining various principles that we find in the Bible that provide the context within which we should make decisions about what we do...
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18/02/19 YWAM Update by Jessamy Clark
Happy Sunday everyone! It has been a busy two weeks since my last post- so heres a brief update.. We finished off the forgiveness and repentance topic last week, which was a heavy week but was really good and we...
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13/02/19 Relay prayer letter – Joel Clark
What ho everybody! Hope you all had lovely and refreshing Christmases and New Years (it has been a while since I did my last prayer letter!). If you are suffering from some January blues, then never fear, because I am...
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11/02/19 Money Series pt 4 – Money and Need
“Give me neither poverty nor riches;     feed me with the food that is needful for me,  lest I be full and deny you     and say, “Who is the Lord?” or lest I be poor and steal     and profane the name...
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04/02/19 Peace is a promise he will keep by Emily Martin
Anxiety! It’s a very well known word within our 21st century culture today. Whether you know someone who battles with it or that someone is yourself, the chances are you have encountered anxiety in some form. Even so, with such...
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31/01/19 Hearing God Speak by Tim Barton
This Sunday we take a break from our Ephesians series to spend some time looking at how we hear God speak. If I told you that I had a great friendship with someone but that we weren’t speaking anymore you...
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18/03/19 Money Series pt 8 – Complexities about giving to Mission and poor care
Last week’s article dealt complexities that relate to our giving to support ministry. This month we will tackle some of those that relate to mission and poor-care. I’ve decided to address these two together because in many ways the common questions raised and issues that need addressing relate equally...
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Jessamy Clark YWAM Update
Hey friends! 10 flipping weeks out here- int that crazy! Just two more weeks until we are splitting off into our outreach teams and heading into the nations. I will catch you up on my last two weeks before telling...
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13/03/19 Dear Church by Andrew McFaul
Secrets can be tricky things; knowing when to keep one and when to tell someone else about it isn’t always clear. If you’ve ever wondered how many secrets you can keep, science allegedly has an answer: According to a recent study...
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12/03/19 CHANGING SEASONS
Midlife Transition Retreat June 21st & 22nd 2019 House of The Open Door Retreat Centre I recall being told by a business mentor “If you really want a progressive career you have to come to head office before your early...
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Brierley Hill Project February Update
January is always a difficult month for people struggling to make ends meet after the Christmas break. January was busy to say the least with the full impact of Christmas pressure taking effect – the volunteers in the Foodbank gave...
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18/02/19 Dear Church – Walls of Hostility, Peace and Reconciliation by Dave Hadley
EPH 2.11-22 “The challenge early christians faced was one built on thousands of years of cultural and racial devision between Jews and Gentiles. So extreme a devision, arguably we still see it today in anti-semitism the world over. At the...
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14/01/19 Spiritually blessed by Tim Barton
Ephesians 1 v 3-14 How blessed are you? “Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in Christ with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places,” Ephesians 1 v 3 When we think...
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03/01/19 The Money Series pt 3 – Money and Others
Money and Others Last week we asked the question: “what stops us giving £100 a month more away than we currently do.” I wonder how you found asking yourself that question. Some of us may have done just that. Those...
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The Money Series pt1 – ‘Money and the heart’
Money and the Heart Matthew 6.19-24 Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy, and where thieves break in and steal. But store up for yourselves treasure in heaven, where moth and rust do...
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