Small World

Posted by on Sep 23, 2016 in Blog | One Comment

It’s September and we’re starting a new term of ESOL classes at the Jesus Centre here in Coventry. Students are coming in to register and I’m greeted by a wide-smiling African face and a greeting in broken English: “Do you remember me? I met you in Calais.” Well, the memory doesn’t always serve me well. […]

Hunger for God’s Word is Growing!

Posted by on Sep 13, 2016 in Blog, Uncategorised | No Comments

People are hungry for the word of God! A new wind is blowing – a new eagerness to voyage through the pages of the Bible on a path of discovery. Recently I went to RAW (Real and Wild), our annual youth event, and led a discussion group on ‘Digging Deep’ – why and how to […]

Catch the Fire! On a Damp Evening!

Posted by on Sep 9, 2016 in Blog, Uncategorised | No Comments

Catch the Fire is a year old. We all celebrated with a bonfire and ice-cream (never mind that it what raining, cold and some of us were also sitting under umbrellas). Despite the wet, we managed to set and keep the fire alight and yes, it raged!   Catch the Fire is a group where […]

At Least Once a Year

Posted by on Nov 30, 2015 in Blog, Sunday Morning Ministry | No Comments

A wise member of our congregation once advised us that we should preach about 1 Corinthians 13 at least once a year. Yesterday was one of those ‘at least once’ occasions. James reminded us that the Corinthian church was the original messy church! It consisted of disunity, immorality, drunkenness, pride, confusion about spiritual gifts and […]

Muddy faces!

Posted by on Nov 2, 2015 in Blog | No Comments

  We had a great kids ‘splot’ at church this week…The kids got to have their faces painted with mud. My boys dream come true!! After talking about what the mud did to them (dirty, rough, uncomfortable, disgusting) they were encouraged to think about what sin does to us on the inside and how it’s […]