Keeping our Secrets, or Keeping the Light? My wife recently presented me with a DVD of a film that she thought I’d like because, as she said, “it looks like the sort of film in which nothing really happens.” The Light Between Oceans stars Michael Fassbender (Tom) and Alicia Vikander (Isobel), and has recently been … More Keeping our Secrets, or Keeping the Light?
Opening up– David, Jonathan & the England Cricket Team by Pastor- Graham Cooke Summer ends now. As the sun sinks on another cricket season, so it sets also on the career of Alistair Cook, who retired from international cricket after the Fifth Test against India at the Oval, earlier this month. What a glorious sunset … More Opening up- David, Jonathan & the England Cricket Team
With the summer holidays approaching it is always good to be thinking about what books you might like to read while on the beach or whilst sat in a cafe (well we can dream). Now I know that it is always nice to take a good fictional novel away with us that we can get … More Top Books Every Christian Should Read!
God and the Transgender Debate by Andrew T. Walker. – a book review by Richard Wilson On opening this book for the first time, one little question immediately sprang to my mind – why? Not why do some people feel unhappy being male or female? That’s a topic covered at great length elsewhere, and one … More God and the Transgender Debate
Guest Blog from Lizzie Cooke https://savedbygrace373.wordpress.com/2017/12/11/the-cross-at-christmas/
Written by Assistant Pastor Jon Herring- A brief re-cap of last month’s Go FoUrth session In the 90s, advertisers realised that story telling was powerful and one of the most successful and impactful advertising campaigns was Nescafe Coffee’s. They advertised their coffee using two young sophisticated neighbours who began a romance. And the adverts developed … More A Better Story
Written by Assistant Pastor Jon Herring Here is a quick re-cap of last time at Go FoUrth where we looked at our first tool in sharing the good news of Jesus. PRAYER Take a moment to Read Nehemiah chapter 1 Nehemiah looks at his nation and he is distraught! It is in ruins, God’s people … More Tool number 1
I think this is a really helpful challenge. I spoke to a lady who has been visiting KVFC for the last 3 weeks and who said that there were 2 ladies who had smiled at her and said hello every week and that that had basically kept her coming back! https://salternlite.wordpress.com/2017/09/22/maybe-the-most-important-three-minutes-of-your-church-service/amp/
Written by Assistant Pastor Jon Herring I love Jesus! I think the gospel is the best news ever! But I struggle to tell people about him and what he has done. Why?! Because I am human. We know as Christians that we are commissioned to take the good news out to the world but we … More Go FoUrth Sunday- a Little Teaser
Here is an excellent article which explains why we should read the minor prophets and not skip over them. http://www.desiringgod.org/articles/how-the-minor-prophets-help-us-enjoy-jesus