Meeting at Church this Sunday – and Live Streaming

Dear Saints, As you may have seen, the government has now increased the limit for public gatherings to 100 people. This is a welcome outcome after many letters from churches—including COV—were sent to the Prime Minister last week. All churches will be required to meet the conditions of COVID-19 Level...

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DAILY ENCOURAGEMENT 23RD MAY 2020

TRUSTING THE LORD. My very first Bible was given to me by my grandparents. Inside the front cover, handwritten by my grandmother, were these words: “Proverbs 3 verses 5 & 6 25th December 1950” I recall looking up those verses in that Bible “Trust in the Lord with all thine...

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DAILY ENCOURAGEMENT 22ND MAY 2020

“Take courage; it is I, do not be afraid.” Reading: Mark 6:45-52 This is an interesting story of Jesus walking on the water. After feeding 5000 men, Jesus sent his disciples to sea while sending the crowd home. It was night and the disciples were in the middle of a storm....

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DAILY ENCOURAGEMENT 21ST MAY 2020

Hebrews 2:10 ”For it was fitting that he, for whom and by whom all things exist, in bringing many sons to glory, should make the founder of their salvation perfect through suffering.” In our western Christian mind set we often equate suffering with Gods displeasure and rejection, yet Hebrews 2:10...

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DAILY ENCOURAGEMENT 20TH MAY 2020

In my reading today were the words, “All glory to God”. This is a phrase that rolls off our tongues very easily in our speech and in our prayers. It means two things: 1) We must glorify God in everything we do, and 2) God will receive all glory because...

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DAILY ENCOURAGEMENT 19TH MAY 2020

Reading through Galatians I was struck by what I saw in chapter 4 in this morning’s reading. It is a fascinating thing to me that you can read a passage many times and not be particularly moved or challenged or excited but then there will be a time when you...

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DAILY ENCOURAGEMENT 18TH MAY 2020

An Impossible Ascent: Have you ever asked these questions: O Lord, who shall sojourn in your tent? Who shall dwell on your holy hill? ~ PSALM 15:1 NO…? Ok, you may not have used those words, but you might have asked: O Lord, who can come into your presence? What...

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DAILY ENCOURAGEMENT 16TH MAY 2020

“If you look for truth, you may find comfort in the end; if you look for comfort you will not get either comfort or truth only soft soap and wishful thinking to begin, and in the end, despair.” C.S Lewis – Mere Christianity If you want comfort or encouragement, truth...

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DAILY ENCOURAGEMENT 15TH MAY 2020

Scripture Reading: Proverbs 13:20 ‘He who walks with wise men will be wise, but the companion of fools will be destroyed’. We all greatly value friends that we can count on and can share anything with. They stand out in our life because they have shown that they are trustworthy....

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DAILY ENCOURAGEMENT – 14TH MAY 2020

It all changed for me about one week into lockdown.  I had been in a ‘funk’ for a few days already.  I wasn’t taking this ‘stay home, stay safe’ very well.  I like to be on the go, getting things done, seeing things happen, I guess that is/had been my...

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