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Resources for Genesis

Below are some great resources for the series we are doing on Sunday evenings in Genesis 1-11. Good book to introduce you to the arguments http://www.eden.co.uk/shop/the_message_of_creation_3429.html http://www.eden.co.uk/shop/gods-undertaker-1246627.html Great website that will help you think about some of the arguments http://www.bethinking.org/does-evolution-disprove-creation/what-you-need-to-know-about-the-evolution-debate http://www.bethinking.org/tag/creation Jon Barretts, vicar of Thurnby, excellent introductory talk to the series they did last More


Love in 2015

As I write this the deadline for entering photos for Capturing Love is drawing near and I’m wondering what to submit. What picture would encapsulate what it means to love? Hopefully on Sat 17th Jan we’ll get to see lots of examples, why not come along and bring some friends, it promises to be a More


Getting into the Bible 2015?

Have a look at this site http://fervr.net/bible/the-ultimate-list-of-bible-reading-plans You’ll find lots of ideas for reading the Bible including apps, Scripture memory and prayer


More of Genesis

Used a table about form and filling from Genesis 1 which you can find here http://www.internetmonk.com/wp-content/uploads/chart2.jpg We’ve also got a Question and Answer session 4.30-6pm Sunday 8th February at the church building. Do text your questions to 0782 56 99 475 or email to aimupton@gmail.com


A stable place sufficed

The words of the carol, ‘In the Bleak Midwinter’, have been buzzing around my head. In particular this verse: Our God, heaven cannot hold him, nor earth sustain Heaven and earth shall flee away when he comes to reign In the bleak midwinter a stable place sufficed The Lord God Almighty, Jesus Christ How wonderfully More


Guidance, planning and vision

How does God guide us? What is the difference between me thinking up what to do and God really guiding and directing my paths? How do I know the difference between my will and God’s will? A friend asked a simple question today, ‘Do we want guidance or do we want the Guide?’ Guidance might More


Hungarton Camps 2014 – two down one to go

Last night we had a great Hungarton Camp service at Knighton. It was good to have so many young people gathered together and to give God thanks for all that he has done over the last two weeks. We have seen young people come to know Jesus for the very first time, others recommit their More


Girl Summit 2014

Every year more than 3 million girls are at risk of female genital mutilation (FGM) and 14 million are married before they reach 18 years of age. For too many girls these harmful practices end their childhood and are a violation of their rights to safety, health and education. This is a truly global issue, More


Dark news

Watching the news isn’t fun is it? OK Dolly the dog looks like she’s going to get a home with a Country Singer after all but that can’t make up for the stories we have to sit through night after night. Again and again we hear stories of abuse, abuse by ordinary people, celebrities, politicians. More


The heart that wags the tongue

I regularly read the BBC Magazine, a sort of online Sunday Supplement except that it’s published every day. On Friday the writer, Al Kennedy, wrote a point of view entitled ‘Why gossip has to stop’. You can read it here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-27883308 I was interested because Ms Kennedy is not as far as I know a More