Thought for the day

Newsletter 16 April | Pain to the Glory of God.

by John Piper We have a heavy question today about unalleviated chronic pain. It comes from an anonymous man. “Pastor John, hello. Thank you for taking my question. My mother, a believer, struggles with debilitating — very debilitating — nerve pain and can get no medical relief from anything doctors have tried. She suffers endlessly. …

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Newsletter 1 April | Walk with Jesus on the road to the cross.

Holy Week – The Triduum Good Friday – 2 April 2021 ScriptureMatthew 26:36-end; 27Trial, arrest & crucifixion The traditional 3-hour Good Friday service lasts from 12 noon until 3pm. Let’s spend time meditating on the events of Good Friday with time for silence in between.  1 The garden arrest(Matthew 26:36-56) Jesus prays in a place …

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Newsletter 26 March | Walk with Jesus on the road to the cross.

Palm Sunday 28 March 2021 Scripture Matthew 21:1-11 Triumph or a tragedy? I love Palm Sunday, with memories of marching down the street to church waving palms and singing songs! It was easy to imagine the enthusiasm of the crowds that welcomed Jesus as he arrived in Jerusalem!    They were shouting ‘Hosanna’ which I always …

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Newsletter 12 March | The COVID-19 Vaccine: A theological guide.

COVID-19 has affected us all and brought great hardship and pain. Christians and other people of faith have prayed and continue to pray for God’s intervention. Scientists, including our own, have worked non-stop, to develop a vaccine and have succeeded. God is answering our prayers. The development of the vaccine is a cause for celebration …

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Newsletter 5 March | We can celebrate Lent because we can celebrate Easter.

While for many this season is marked by near worldwide political upheaval, a still stifling pandemic, and untold economic stress, for Christians it’s still the season of Lent; a time in which we remember the suffering of Jesus. As my Bishop Philip Jones says, “the church doesn’t go through time, time goes through the church.” …

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Newsletter 19 February | EVEN IF YOU FEEL ‘LOST’ – GOD CONTINUES SEARCHING FOR YOU.

By Dustin Messer When you feel lost, remember the time in which you were first found by God. Today, many Christians feel lost. The world feels new and scary. Especially in a time of global pandemic. This feeling of disorientation – personal, cultural – is nothing new for God’s people. The Prophet Jeremiah knew this …

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Newsletter 12 February | AstraZeneca vaccine rollout out halted, jab less effective against new strain.

By Mike Burnard The government’s vaccine rollout has suffered a setback after experts discovered the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine was substantially less effective in protecting against the new 501Y.V2 variant of Covid-19. On Sunday evening, 7 January, South African health minister Dr Zweli Mkhize and a panel of leading experts hosted a media briefing to outline new …

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