Minute from a Minister


25
Jun 2017

I have come across several people, over the years, who have told me that they ‘know it all’. You might be thinking: how can anyone say that, yet actually believe that about themselves. But I can assure you, that some people do think they know it all – and sometimes we can act as if we too know it allJ!   There are 150 psalms in the Bible and the most comforting one is Psalm 139. It tells us that God knows everything, but even more than that, that God knows everything......

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11
Jun 2017

No, the title has nothing to do with renovating/cleaning your home, it’s about ‘us’, our church, our ‘house of God’. Are we caring for and loving ‘our family home’?   Yes, under the Old Testament (O.T.) the tabernacle/temple was called ‘the house of God’, but the infinite God of the universe could never ‘properly’ dwell in bricks and mortar (e.g. as God says in Isaiah 66:1, and as Stephen reminded Israel in Acts 7:48-50). So a church building isn’t ‘the house of God/the Lord’.   What now is God’s house … is......

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04
Jun 2017

73 years and 2 days ago the Allies launched the largest ever sea invasion (D-Day). But 4 years before invading the British went backwards at Dunkirk. Sometimes you have to ‘retreat’ before you can go forward; you have to take time away to prepare to advance.   The TGS women will soon have their Retreat. It’s good for them to take some time away to help them then keep going and go forward in their walks with Jesus. So, please pray that it’s a very helpful time for them and ultimately for......

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28
May 2017

Last week, we (my wife Sue actually) had the delight of looking after our two granddaughters for the day. And when it came to mum, picking up her two girls at the end of the day, one of them decided to have a bit of a dummy spit – we all know what that is, as we’ve all seen it and we all have done itJ! And try as we might, nothing could stop the dummy spit escalating. And so, it got to the point where, Sue basically said: ‘Where did that......

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