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“Who is my neighbour?” Newsletter 30th November 2019

Applying the Bible to real life I’ve had a rough week of health. A throat infection and stomach bug. Hence a shorter newsletter today. If you’ve been a subscriber for a while you will know I’m studying the Sermon on the Mount in depth in preparation for a teaching series next year and a teaching […]

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“How to lead worship so as to edify the church”

The Sunday Sample, Episode 111 “Let’s lead worship in such a way as to edify the church.” Have you heard that phrase, or something similar? Sounds noble. It’s got a nice Biblical ring to it. But what does it mean? And how does it inform the way we lead corporate worship? Let’s have a look today […]

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The Thames Valley churches of Christ Carol Service

Do you know anyone who might like to come? Please spread the word. God bless, Malcolm

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“Beatitudes series: the persecuted receive reward”

Quiet Time Coaching: Episode 116 “Blessed are those who are persecuted because of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. “Blessed are you when people insult you, persecute you and falsely say all kinds of evil against you because of me. Rejoice and be glad, because great is your reward in heaven, for in […]

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“How to deliver a meaningful ‘sermunion'”

Tuesday Teaching Tips, Episode 184 The ‘sermunion’ has become more and more popular. In case you are unfamiliar with the phenomenon, it involves combining the sermon and communion. Most commonly ending with a prayer before taking bread and wine. I would guess that we do something like this once a month or so in the […]

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“Should Christians be involved in politics?”

Sermon for the Watford church of Christ “Should Christians be involved in Politics?” SCRIPTURES (1 Timothy 2:1–8 NIV11) (Romans 13:1–5 NIV11) (Luke 20:21–26 NIV11) (Titus 3:1–2 NIV11) (1 Peter 2:12–17 NIV11) (Matthew 28:18 NIV11) (Colossians 2:9–10 NIV11) Discussion “Christians should be involved in politics” “Christians should not be involved in politics” Politicians of christian faith  William Wilberforce:  “Never, never will we desist till we […]

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“Go back to go forward”

Episode 21 podcast version of my weekly newsletter, 23 November 2019 When to cut and run Not long ago it rained heavily during the night.  I went out for my morning prayer walk as usual. The ground was sodden. I decided to take one of my less commonly used routes through the conservation area on […]

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“What is worship?”

The Sunday Sample, Episode 110 I visited an old friend, Harry Hardy, last week. It was great to catch up over a cup of tea. It had been too long! I came away with several blessings. Sweet fellowship, personal encouragement and a boot load of books. Harry was clearing out. One of those books has […]

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“Beatitudes series: the peacemakers are God’s children”

Quiet Time Coaching: Episode 115 “Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God.” (Matthew 5:9 NIV11) What does it mean that peacemakers are children of God? And how is this connected to the kingdom of heaven? In this series we are immersing ourselves in the beatitudes – Matthew 5:3-12. We’re trying to figure […]

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How to help somebody on the streets

Guest Post by Rob Payne from HOPE worldwide How to help somebody on the streets. People tell me that it seems like homelessness is getting worse and ask if it’s true. In London, unfortunately, it is – the numbers are still increasing in spite of all the efforts to help. The most recent official numbers […]