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Advent Day 5 – God With Us

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Read Matthew 1 v 22-23 and Isaiah 7 v 13-16 Fear is a strange emotion. Most of our fears are learnt behaviour, and often they are illogical and irrational! Take for example one of the most common phobias – a fear of spiders. Seeing one in near proximity can render some people paralysed and screaming, and […]

Advent Day 4 – Rejoice in the Lord; Always!

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Read Luke 1 v 39-45 Have you ever found yourself hoping and praying for a miracle? Maybe you’re holding on to a promise or a word from God, believing that it will come to pass.  And in that waiting, all around you are others whose prayers are being answered. Others are rejoicing that the thing […]

Advent Day 3 – Love your enemies

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Matthew 1 v 18-25 The scandal! The shame! The disappointment! The heartbreak! The woman you love more than anyone else in the world, the girl who promised herself to you in marriage, the one you can’t stop thinking and talking about as you make preparations for the big day and send out invitations to all your friends and […]

Advent Day 2 – The significance of the insignificant

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Read Matthew 1 v 1-17 Have you ever looked back across your life and wondered how you ended up who and where you are today? There are often very clear moments in our history, some that are good and some that are bad, that have helped shape and direct our life, but there have also […]

Advent Day 1 – When does Christmas begin?

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Read Luke 1 v 26-38 It is said that Christmas gets earlier each year. It certainly seems that the moment the Summer’s ‘back-to-school’ offers end, the Christmas products start appearing in shops. For many, it is John Lewis and Coca-Cola who get them excited about the upcoming holiday, as they appear to announce an official […]

Innocence Girls Conference

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On Thursday 29th October, Emma and Lucy Taylor headed to the China Fleet Country Club to join hundreds of other teenage girls for the annual Innocence Girls Conference run by Oriel Ministries. Today they tell us all about it. Innocence is a Christian Conference for teenage girls which helps us get past the troubles that […]

What’s your story? – Pete Neale

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When it comes to the journey of life, we all have our own story to tell. Each of us is unique and different in the path we took, but we’ve all arrived at the same place – the foot of the Cross. It’s at this point we make a decision, to continue traveling through life […]

What’s your story? – George Allen

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When it comes to the journey of life, we all have our own story to tell. Each of us is unique and different in the path we took, but we’ve all arrived at the same place – the foot of the Cross. It’s at this point we make a decision, to continue traveling through life […]

What’s your story? – Peter Williams

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When it comes to the journey of life, we all have our own story to tell. Each of us is unique and different in the path we took, but we’ve all arrived at the same place – the foot of the Cross. It’s at this point we make a decision, to continue traveling through life […]

What’s your story? – Lea Davis

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When it comes to the journey of life, we all have our own story to tell. Each of us is unique and different in the path we took, but we’ve all arrived at the same place – the foot of the Cross. It’s at this point we make a decision, to continue traveling through life […]