We are so thankful for the way God has been working in and through us over the last 12 months. The Annual Report gives a great overview of the ministry and mission of our church. Download a PDF
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Pastor - leading, teaching, equipping, caring. Follower of Jesus. Husband of Mez. Father of two.
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Over August and September we will be exploring the first three chapters of the book of Revelation. Tune in each Sunday morning at 10am for the live stream. You can watch past sermons on YouTube or listen on our website. The book of Revelation is a series of visions, symbols and Old Testament references. While
Who do you say Jesus is? Betrayed by his friend, Jesus is ambushed in the garden of Gethsemane by Judas, the religious leaders, and a group of Roman soldiers. When he asks who they’re looking for, they answer, “Jesus of Nazareth.” JESUS OF NAZARETH The son of Mary and Joseph; the carpenter boy; the rebel; the
We’ve got a new home for our Sunday Live Streams beaconsfieldbaptist.online.church Join us at 10am or 6pm for the word, worship and prayer. You can watch the stream, view the sermon notes, read the Bible, and chat with others – all in one!
Often we’re told that something is a classic. Yet some of the great stories in literature, film, music and art (“the classics”) are completely lost on us because of how we approached them. We read them the wrong way. If we read our bibles like one big story, one big narrative, by the time we
Most sports’ movies have the same plot. So, even if you haven’t seen the 80s classic Hoosiers, you probably know what it’s about. There’s a small-town basketball team, misfit players, washed up coach, and the underdogs make it the state final. But the final is played in a huge arena, one like they’ve never seen.
When I hear a good song, I want to play it again, put it on repeat. One such song is Elevation Worship’s aptly titled Do It Again: “I’ve seen you move, You move the mountains And I believe I’ll see you do it again You made a way where there was no way And I believe
Sometimes I take a whole sequence of photos, only to look back and see that a lot of them are blurry. How did I do that? There are times in our lives and in our life as a church that we need to stop and refocus because things can get a bit blurry. There are many of ways to
Many of us can never see peace because we can’t understand grace. We want to repay, to make it up – always striving, always grafting – but we can never repay God. We come with our hurts and fears, our brokenness, and yet Jesus takes us as we are; that’s grace. When we can’t repay,
Often I find myself asking the wrong question or not asking enough questions. That’s why it’s great to have a toddler, they’re always asking questions. They want to know why, who, when, what… all the time! When you read a book like Judges, it’s easy to ask the wrong questions. What – but we should be