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Carols and cake


You call that ‘celebrating’? Looking at what goes on in most churches most weeks, you might be forgiven for thinking that whatever was going on there, it didn’t look desperately much like a celebration! (And at Christmas time – let’s … Continue reading

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The NFU has issued guidance for farmers on mud …


This week the NFU has issued guidance for farmers on mud … One really lousy summer … Data from Centre for Ecology and Hydrology showed last month’s deluges, which delayed harvesting efforts and caused flooding in parts of the UK, … Continue reading

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The importance of Word and worship in building spiritual resilience in the people of God


Try this and see if it works!  

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Fan or follower?


If you asked most people: ‘Jesus … good idea?’, most people would probably still say: ‘Yes … I think so’. Jesus has plenty of  fans, but that’s not necessarily what He was looking for. When He began His preaching, teaching … Continue reading

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Safe


Nevin Spence 1990-2012 Safe. The big unwelcome interruption Death is a great interrupter. It pushes its way in, in the most obnoxious of manners. It is not part of the world God wanted or made, and the Bible rightly calls … Continue reading

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Wet Monday …


On a wet Monday in Wales it’s easy to lose any sense of satisfaction and go off trying to find it in some very non-constructive places! And when dissatisfaction starts to take root, it’s easy to go looking for ‘extra’ … Continue reading

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Resilient – Colossians 2:6-8


Last Sunday’s sermon is available here Last Sunday’s sermon notes and slideshow are available here: Please let us know how you get on with it! Simon.

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Big bellied Bert … star of London 2012


Well, I’d heard of Michael Phelps, but I’d never heard of Chad le Clos before yesterday’s final of the Olympic men’s 200 metres butterfly. Previously, the Westville Boys High (Durban) graduate made his biggest mark at the 2010 Summer Youth … Continue reading

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Shh! Don’t MENTION the contemporary dance!


It’s only going to happen once in my lifetime, so I sat with the family on the settee and watched the opening ceremony of the Olympic games in that far away place known as ‘London’. Cottages with smoking chimneys. Very … Continue reading

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‘Less’ is a four letter word …


I paused with my first biscuit of the morning half way to my mouth. Some early morning news items are just altogether TOO disturbing … aren’t they? Matt Mc Grath, science reporter for the BBC had fed information to the Today programme … Continue reading

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