Why not have a look at First Look with some friends this Autumn?

First Look is a resource available from Faithroots that introduces participants to the life, miracles and message of Jesus over four sessions culminating with his death and resurrection. It’s based on the eye-witness accounts that Luke’s Gospel introduces us to. The four parts are How can we know about Jesus? Who is this man? What… Continue reading Why not have a look at First Look with some friends this Autumn?

Swifter, smaller, simpler – How can we help?

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I’ve mentioned this theme a few times over the past few days.  It refers to the current focus/desire of the church we are part of to see a greater impact on our city through planting and multiplication.  It resonates strongly with what I’ve been praying for, talking about and seeking to encourage and help with… Continue reading Swifter, smaller, simpler – How can we help?

First Look 4: The end … or is it?

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Discussion Starters What do you fear the most? If you knew that you had six months left to live, would you change anything about your plans and your daily routine? A look at the Bible Today we arrive at the part of the story which Luke gives most attention to. A biographer usually spends most… Continue reading First Look 4: The end … or is it?

First Look 3: What did Jesus say?

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Discussion Starters Who is the best teacher that you have ever had?  It may not have been a school teacher; perhaps it was an older work colleague, a friend, a sports coach. What made them a great teacher? What is the most important lesson they taught you? A Look at the Bible Read Luke 10:25-37… Continue reading First Look 3: What did Jesus say?

First Look 2 Who is this man?

Discussion Starters How would you define religion? Identify one religion or belief system from the list below and see if you can identify its core beliefs. Do you think the particular belief system you have described is liveable Islam Hinduism Sikhism Communism Humanism Buddhism Or alternatively…  If you could ask God one question what would… Continue reading First Look 2 Who is this man?

Introducing the First Look Course

The First Look Course is an opportunity to start to explore the claims of Christianity. It runs for 4 sessions and includes discussion questions and videos to watch. It is based on the eye witness accounts of Jesus’ life reported by an early historian named Luke. You can find his Gospel in the Bible. You… Continue reading Introducing the First Look Course

Coming up in Advent – The First Look Course

The First Look Course is a 4 part course looking at the life, teaching, death and resurrection of Jesus. It’s for anyone who wants to start exploring what Christians believe. The course is available for anyone to pick up and use on their own or in groups from here. During Advent 2021 I’m also going… Continue reading Coming up in Advent – The First Look Course

What about post COVID newcomers?

One of the major concerns for Church leaders recently has been what we do about those people who don’t seem to be returning to in person church?  Within that number are those who are still very anxious about coming to church services but still very much believe in the L ord. Some will be able… Continue reading What about post COVID newcomers?

Food from around the worldwide web

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Evangelism and discipleship must advance side by side – We are going to be talking to Jeremy Marshall on #AfternoonTea today. Here he is interacting with another friend, Steve Kneale about evangelism and discipleship. Responding to Dominic Cummings The news in the UK this week has been dominated by the Dominic Cummings affair. Here are… Continue reading Food from around the worldwide web

Another Birthday

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Here’s my story of how I found faith and forgiveness in Jesus Christ. You’ll find out why Christians sometimes talk about being born again and having “another birthday.” I would love you to find the same peace, joy, security, forgiveness I have. If you want to find out more about Jesus, the historical reliability of… Continue reading Another Birthday