Marks of a Growing Church: Prayer

Marks of a Growing Church: Prayer

We are delighted that from now onwards, we’ll be sharing a monthly series of seven video blogs from Alex Harris, in which he shares with us seven marks of growing baptist churches. Here is a short introduction: …and here is the first in the series...
Marks of a Growing Church: Prayer

Marks of a Growing Church: Introduction

We are delighted that from April onwards, we’ll be sharing a series of seven video blogs from Alex Harris, in which he shares with us seven marks of growing baptist churches. Here is a short introduction:  
Seeds Of Hope: Adventures In Abbotswood

Seeds Of Hope: Adventures In Abbotswood

For I know the plans I have for you, declares the LORD, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. Jeremiah 29:11. This was the verse which was sent to me from a trusted Christian friend just before I made the bold decision to step...
Not A Target

Not A Target

Do you ever feel like a failure when it comes to sharing your faith? That you really ‘should’ mention Jesus or prayer to every stranger you meet? And if you don’t, you have kind of… failed? That you ‘ought to’ mention Jesus more to your family members who don’t follow...
A Journey in Missional Leadership: Herding Cats

A Journey in Missional Leadership: Herding Cats

I love that saying, “It’s like herding cats!” It makes me smile and it reminds me of when I was a child going on church walks known as ‘rambles’. I think they must have been called ‘rambles’ because the title described the nature of the walk, i.e. you rambled (to walk...
What about the one?

What about the one?

I wonder how you measure a successful event. For many it’s when ‘lots of people attended’, but how many did you get to know, really get to know, sit, listen, really spend time together, and connect with? There are a number of stories in the gospels...