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The Sunday Sample: Episode 85. “Posture in Corporate Worship”

Part 3 – Praying with uplifted hands. What is the usefulness and relevance of movement and posture in corporate worship? This is the third in a series on this topic inspired by a chapter in “Participating in Worship” by Craig Douglas Erickson. Today we look at the issue of praying with uplifted hands.  I’ll admit it, this […]

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Three Big Questions Class 3: “Why would a good God allow suffering?”

Three Big Questions Class 3: “Why would a good God allow suffering?” Introduction “Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. But do this with gentleness and respect….” (1 Peter 3:15–16 NIV11) Before you begin Note: this is a sensitive and difficult topic – […]

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Quiet Time Coaching: Episode 90. “How to handle praise and criticism”

How do we handle the twin pressures of praise and criticism? What is the healthy spiritual response? What inspiration can we derive from Jesus and the scriptures? We delve into my teenage memories and an old appraisal…… “Jesus, knowing that they intended to come and make him king by force, withdrew again to a mountain […]

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Tuesday Teaching Tips 158, “Brilliant Barnabas – 1 Corinthians 9.6”

Barnabas is brilliant. But what is it that makes him so “effective” as a speaker (Acts 14:1)?  We don’t know much about his technique, but we know a lot about his character and his spirituality. In this series we will investigate brilliant Barnabas in the book of Acts and beyond. In doing so I hope we will […]

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Three Big Questions Class Two: “Did Jesus Rise?”

We take a look at objections to the resurrection and evidence for it. “Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. But do this with gentleness and respect, keeping a clear conscience, so that those who speak maliciously against your good […]

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The Sunday Sample: Episode 84. “Posture in Corporate Worship”

Part 2 – standing What is the usefulness and relevance of movement and posture in corporate worship? This is the second in a series on this topic inspired by a chapter in “Participating in Worship” by Craig Douglas Erickson. Today we look at the issue of standing.  We are very well used to standing in church services. But […]

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“Three big questions”. Compelling Evidence – “What is the single most significant piece of evidence?”

This Friday’s question is: “Did Jesus really rise from the dead?” We’ll tackle common objections to the resurrection. However, my question today is this: “What is the single most significant piece of evidence as far as you are concerned?” Send me your thoughts and come, if you can, to Bracknell Leisure Centre this Friday 25th […]

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Quiet Time Coaching: Episode 89. “Praying for what you don’t really want”

We continue a new series today based on the book, “Unloading the Overload: Stress management for Christians” by Chris Powell and Graham Barker.  Today’s episode is not based on material in the book, but inspired by its theme.  Let’s explore the issue of praying for things we don’t really want. What is the place for prayer […]

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“Three big questions”. Objections to the resurrection 4 – “Jesus’ body was taken away”

This Friday’s question is: “Did Jesus really rise from the dead?” We’ll tackle common objections to the resurrection including today’s, which is: “Jesus’ body was taken away” How would you answer this objection? Send me your thoughts and come, if you can, to Bracknell Leisure Centre this Friday 25th May, 8pm. Let’s learn together. Please […]

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“Three big questions”. Objections to the resurrection 3 – “Jesus never really died”

This Friday’s question is: “Did Jesus really rise from the dead?” We’ll tackle common objections to the resurrection including today’s, which is: “Jesus never really died” How would you answer this objection? Send me your thoughts and come, if you can, to Bracknell Leisure Centre this Friday 25th May, 8pm. Let’s learn together. Please add […]