Linked Blog Posts
29th Jun 2017 Posted in: Linked Blog Posts by Heidi Helbig

Our goal is to reach out to those around us, in our neighbourhood and communities, the message of Jesus, through our words and lives. My community is Alperton in north west London, with a population of 14,000, with 47% Hindus and 12% Muslim. One of the ways to reach out to our community is through […]

29th Jun 2017 Posted in: Linked Blog Posts by Anna Hilton

Hi. I’m Anna and I am a medical student at the University of Birmingham just about to start 4th year after a year intercalating in Public Health. I’ve been at St John’s since starting university and am involved in the worship band and leading a youth cell group. Since I was very young, God has […]

27th Jun 2017 Posted in: Linked Blog Posts by Jo Jowett

The pre-Easter event season was successfully completed. It was a logistical challenge with three events running simultaneously in three different parts of the country. Hundreds of people engaged with SERVICEstation and some who had been helped in previous years came back to tell us about how God had been at work in their lives and […]

27th Jun 2017 Posted in: Linked Blog Posts by Val Clarke

Earlier this month I joined the voluntary Christian organisation ‘Mercy Ships’ where I will be living and working on the worlds largest charitable floating hospital. This ship brings free life-changing medical care to some of the world’s poorest people and is almost entirely staffed by volunteers. My role on board the ship will be ‘Kindergarten […]

27th Jun 2017 Posted in: Linked Blog Posts by Karen Thomas

Jesus said: “Come with me by yourselves to a quiet place and get some rest.” Mk 6 : 31. In the introduction to one of his recent “Bible in a Year” studies, Nicky Gumbel wrote: “Spending time in the presence of God is the most important activity of your life. You need God’s presence in […]

7th Jun 2017 Posted in: Linked Blog Posts by Beth Whitehouse

The last few months have been a hugely exciting time for Youth for Christ as we have engaged and implemented our #Pray365 Year of Prayer. This has meant our YFC Centres and Projects throughout the country have committed to praying for around 168 hours for young people. With over 67 Centres committing, it means as […]

26th Apr 2017 Posted in: Linked Blog Posts by Carol Dealey and Pat Brydon

Snippets from some of the Workshops New Christian Communities? Tim Hughes – Gas Street Church Most important is to have a vision. Gas St building used to provide gas and light to the city. Their vision is that St Luke’s will provide God’s light to the city. Their purpose is to reach the lost and […]

26th Apr 2017 Posted in: Linked Blog Posts by Carol Dealey and Pat Brydon

On Saturday 25th March, clergy and lay leaders from across the Diocese met at St Barnabas Church, Erdington together with over 300 representatives from across the Diocese. Canon Paula Gooder (Director Designate of Mission Learning & Development) opened the conference with reflections on the nature of discipleship: ‘Disciples were essential in Jesus’ ministry and Jesus is essential to […]

15th Apr 2017 Posted in: Linked Blog Posts by

‘Jesus called out with a loud voice, “Father, into your hands I commend my spirit.” When he had said this, he breathed his last.’ Luke 2:46 In his last moments before death, in the agony and pain of the cross, Jesus cries out to his Heavenly Father. The words he uses are from Psalm 31, […]

14th Apr 2017 Posted in: Linked Blog Posts by

‘When he had received the drink, Jesus said, “It is finished.” With that, he bowed his head and gave up his spirit.’ John 19:30 It is finished. This is the hope that our faith is built upon, the full victory over sin and death that is won by Jesus Christ the Saviour of the World. It […]

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