Thoughts on Faith

Our online service recently was thrown a bit into disarray due to the fact that our webmaster, who puts the final touches to it each week, was taken into hospital on Friday, with an apparent stroke. He is on the mend now, thankfully, but his sudden disappearance caused a lot of issues, not least that…

3.1.21 Epiphany

Today is the Sunday of Epiphany, and the sermon today was about the wonder that the 3 Magi would even go looking for the baby Jesus, born King of the Jews, when they themselves were gentiles. Today nearly all Christians are gentiles, as in non-Jews, searching for Christ. It is a wonder that we still…

my first petition

today I read a story in the BBC about Christians fleeing persecution, being locked up in Thailand. Thailand does not want asylum seekers, regardless of background or what they are fleeing and they lock up anybody who does not have a permit to stay. They are locking up Men, Women and Children. The prisons are…

Easter thoughts

I was reading an article on the BBC this morning, about the relevance or otherwise of Easter in the UK. It seems that many people do not even realise that it is a Christian festival. It makes me wonder how long we will associate public holidays with religion. Christmas, Easter, Ascension day – Christians understand…