Last autumn in our morning services we looked in the Book of the Acts of the Apostles, or as it should really be called, the Book of the Acts of the Holy Spirit. Because time and again we read of things the Holy Spirit did…

This week the terrorism threat level for the United Kingdom was raised to severe, the highest level since 2011. This is in response to the activity of militant extremists in Iraq and Syria who have massacred thousands and driven hundreds of thousands of people from…

There is a question which folk who are new to our church will sometimes ask. Why is it that Baptist Churches are led by a Minister and this group of people called Deacons? Church of England Churches and Roman Catholic Churches have their Bishops and…

How much does being a Christian cost? I don’t mean just money! I mean time, effort, energy, possessions, relationships. How much does following Jesus demand? Or to put it another way – how much would we really lose if Jesus was NOT the Christ, the…

The Bible encourages Christians to pray in very many places. But in the New Testament we don’t actually have many examples of the prayers Christians used. Here is one of them! What the disciples didn’t pray for They didn’t pray that the opposition would stop.…

Last week we read about six features of the Early Church. We read that the first Christians devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching, to fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer. And as a result God worked many miracles of healing and deliverance…

Back in Millennium year the Methodist Church began their international conference with these words. “It is a time to open up to the mind-blowing, heart-warming, life-changing power of God. The power of God can invade the body, inflate the mind, swell the soul, lift the…