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 [...]

As we study the book of Acts it becomes very clear God’s vision for His church. God wants us to live in community. He wants us to love one another. We see how the early church came together and use their resources to support others who were less fortunate such as the widows and the [...]