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‘Open House, Empty Fridge’ #3

In just over a week we will be holding our third ‘Open House, Empty Fridge’ evening. (You can find out more about the purpose of these evenings by clicking here.) The evening takes place on Thursday 8th December. Last time round we had 3 other people join us and a further 2 sent their apologies. The … Continue reading

‘Compass or Map?’ #3

The second way in which God’s Satnav works is through open and closed doors. If we rely on common sense alone we may end up missing opportunities that God is leading us into. In his book, ‘The Purpose Driven Life’, Rick Warren writes about how many people are driven by fear. He then goes on … Continue reading

From House to Indoor Car Park!

It’s always good to have our faith stirred and vision stretched.  This was certainly our experience recently when Ruth and I had an opportunity to chat briefly with some of the elders from Kerith Community Church in Bracknell. Around the same time, I finally realised that I could post videos from Vimeo and YouTube etc. … Continue reading

‘Compass or Map?’ #2

In the first of this series of posts, I touched on the importance of drawing a distinction between God’s ‘general’ will and his ‘particular’ will, and tried to highlight the change of perspective that understanding this distinction brings. Steven Furtick captures something of this change of perspective when he writes the following… “When it comes to … Continue reading

‘Compass or Map?’ #1

During the summer, we attended a young people’s event known as Newday. On the final morning, Joel Virgo shared 5 things that he wished someone had told him when he was young. One of these was that God gives us a compass, not a map. Often, when it comes to discovering God’s will for our … Continue reading

‘Open House, Empty Fridge’ #2

This Thursday we are holding the second of our ‘Open House, Empty Fridge’ evenings. The purpose of these evenings is to… Eat // Eating together with other people is a sign of your acceptance of them. It is also a great context for building relationships. This Thursday we will be having pizza together from 7:30pm. … Continue reading

Email Newsletter

We will be producing a short email newsletter once every 6 to 8 weeks or so, highlighting what to give thanks for and what to pray for in connection with what we believe God has called us as a family to here in Slough. If you would like to receive this email (and you have … Continue reading

Living in Liminal Space

A friend of mine recently posted the following on Facebook… “Liminality – being on the edge – is often represented as a chaotic state, opposed to an ordered one; and, more profoundly, an uncertain state as opposed to a certain one. I say ‘more profoundly’, because certainty can so often be the barrier to change, … Continue reading

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