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In Matthew 12 Jesus makes a remarkable statement about those who would soon be called His church. When His mother and brothers come to see Him, Jesus looks at His disciples and says: ‘Here are my [...]
I wonder how you would summarise the gospel message. There is a version which runs something like this: ‘God made you to know Him, but you have rejected God. Your sin cuts you off from God [...]
By the time you read this you may already have had your first (or tenth) mince pie of the season, you may be psyching yourself up to tackle the ever growing Christmas card list, and you [...]
As part of my training for the ministry I became student pastor of a small Baptist church in Kent. Once a fortnight I would spend a weekend visiting the membership and the immediate neighbourhood of our [...]
For many of us, mission is still mainly about what is done in far away places by particular kinds of people. This enduring image needs to be consigned to the wastepaper bin at the earliest opportunity! [...]
When Kensington Baptist Church was originally established, Easton was a genteel suburb, separated from Bristol by fields and market gardens, but now, over 175 years later, Easton displays all the marks of inner-city life. Dealers operate [...]