Pastor’s Blog (Page 18)

God’s idea of success

I don’t know about you, but I have a tendency to be easily impressed by people who seemingly have it all together: those who have apparently reached the ‘top of their game’ and display the hallmarks of success. Yet, when I look at certain passages of the Bible, I realise that success in worldly terms…

Conviction in our calling

I’m not always the most patriotic, but I think I’ve been impacted a little by the thought of being alive during the reign of the country’s longest reigning monarch, as our queen overtook Victoria during the last week; something to tell the grandchildren you might say! Whether you consider yourself to be a royalist or…

Enter into a new day

As we enter into September, it really feels like a new chapter to me. I’m glad that God is into doing new things: it reinforces His willingness to allow us to move on from our past. Once we acknowledge our mistakes before Him and express true sorrow, He is ‘just and faithful to forgive’ and…

Exude Gratitude

As we enter into these summer months, let’s be the kind of people who exude gratitude to God for the incredible ways in which He blesses us. That kind of statement usually brings a hearty expression of agreement when things are good and we genuinely sense that the sun is metaphorically shining down on us!…

We Will All Be Changed

This morning we are looking at the subject of the return of Jesus Christ! In 1 Corinthians 15:51, 52, the apostle Paul remarks twice about what that means for us all … namely change! ‘We will all be changed’; the dead will be made alive and those who happen to be around will find their…

Our Spiritual Temperature

Considering the temperatures this week, warmth is not something we’ve struggled to maintain! Maybe you’ve really struggled with the heat; after all, when we hear that the heat we’ve experienced in certain parts of the UK is even greater than the Sahara, it’s no wonder keeping cool is a challenge! I’m reminded of the Lord’s…