The Declaration of Independence We celebrate American Independence Day on the Fourth of July every year. We think of July 4, 1776, as a day that represents the Declaration of Independence and the birth of the United States of America as an independent nation. But July 4, 1776 wasn't the day that the Continental Congress [...]

“Now the eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain to which Jesus had directed them. And when they saw him they worshiped him, but some doubted. And Jesus came and said to them, “‘All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing [...]

‘The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much’. James 5:16 This was the beginning of the message at church last Sunday. As we entered into our second week of prayer and fasting. God just wanted to remind us of the importance of communicating with Him and staying in connection with him. If we [...]

There is no question that generous giving is a cornerstone of the Christian faith, and that there is great joy in giving.  As Christians we must never be ‘weary’ in giving and we must give ‘cheerfully’. We are all blessed by the giving of others, and we are all blessed to give to others. Proverbs [...]

Jeremiah 18:1-12 New International Version (NIV) At the Potter’s House 18 This is the word that came to Jeremiah from the Lord: 2 “Go down to the potter’s house, and there I will give you my message.” 3 So I went down to the potter’s house, and I saw him working at the wheel. 4 But the pot he [...]

Did you know that Mother’s Day in the UK is a religous day of observance and always falls on the fourth Sunday of lent? During the 16th century, people returned to their mother church for a service to be held on the fourth Sunday in Lent. This became the common date to celebrate Mothers on this [...]

‘And unless those days had been shortened, no flesh would have been saved; but because of the elect, those ... will appear and perform great signs and wonders that would deceive even the elect, if that were possible. Matthew 24:22. Ever so often we say to our friends, ‘where did the time go? It was [...]

Today many Christian churches across the world celebrate Palm Sunday. Palm Sunday commemorates the triumphant entrance of Jesus Christ into Jerusalem (Matthew 21:1–9) on a donkey and palm branches were placed in his path. This took place before his arrest on Holy Thursday and his crucifixion on Good Friday. This marks the beginning of Holy Week, [...]

Lent is a solemn religious observance in the Christian liturgical calendar that begins on Ash Wednesday and ends approximately six weeks later, before Easter Sunday. The purpose of Lent is the preparation of the believer for Easter through prayer, doing penance, repentance of sins, almsgiving, and self-denial. This event is observed in the Anglican, Eastern [...]