Salvation

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Finding faith on the Emmaus Road

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Luke 24:13-35.  Peter’s challenge is to hear the Bible story with more questions—not just ones that question the facts, more the kind that ask, “How does this relate to me?” “What can I learn from this story today?” “What is God saying to me?” As these bewildered Disciples start home for Emmaus they are deep […]

Easter Day zoom

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This third Zoom service was over subscribed.  “Sorry” to those who did not get in.  We will make the narrow gate a little wider for next Sunday. We had about 150+ people in all on 100 devices. Here is a taster with Peter’s address from John 20;  ‘Recognising You’ by Amy Scott Robinson, Richard Lyall of […]

Palm Sunday

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This partial recording of our second Zoom Church gives a flavour of virtual church with snippets of the worship songs, the reading of Scripture (Zechariah 9:9-16), the prayers, participation by others and a narrative ‘sermon’ of Palm Sunday given by Jan Smith -ordinand for St James’ Church and Deaf Church.

My Country Wept

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Time and again it looked like Theo’s life was about to end…only for God to provide a miraculous escape.  Today God is using Theo to bring transformation to Burundi.  Theo shares some of his story told in his biography ‘My Country Wept’ and published by Authentic (4th November 2018).

Love the Lord your God

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Sid Bridges explores Deuteronomy 6:4-16 after being asked to speak on the passage 15 years previously when first coming to St James as the Youth Minister.  The story of the Children of Israel briefly is mapped and the question asked, “What happened in Massah?” When God seems absent how do we respond?  When we doubt […]

All that Jesus said and did – Matthew 22:1-14

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Allen sets the context for Jesus’ parable(s) of the wedding banquet exploring the meaning of the parable and asking questions from the congregation (some of these are hard to hear but Allen’s replies make clear their questions.  He draws us to understand that all are invited bad and good, that the wedding dress of ‘righteousness’ […]