Thought for the day

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Thought for the day – 8 May (apesT – Teacher)

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Read Ephesians 4:11-13 & Matthew 4:1-4   Every day this week, we’re looking at the five different roles given to different people in God’s church in Ephesians 4:11 – Apostles, Prophets, Evangelists, Shepherds and Teachers (APEST for short!).  Discovering more of who we are and what we’re called to leads the whole church to grow […]

Thought for the day – 7 May (apeSt – Shepherd)

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Read Ephesians 4:11-13 & John 21:15-17   Every day this week, we’re looking at the five different roles given to different people in God’s church in Ephesians 4:11 – Apostles, Prophets, Evangelists, Shepherds and Teachers (APEST for short!).  Discovering more of who we are and what we’re called to leads the whole church to grow […]

Thought for the day – 6 May (apEst – Evangelist)

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Read Ephesians 4:11-13 & Luke 24:46-49   Every day this week, we’re looking at the five different roles given to different people in God’s church in Ephesians 4:11 – Apostles, Prophets, Evangelists, Shepherds and Teachers (APEST for short!).  Discovering more of who we are and what we’re called to leads the whole church to grow […]

Thought for the day – 5 May (aPest – Prophet)

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Read Ephesians 4:11-13 & 1 Corinthians 14:3-5   Every day this week, we’re looking at the five different roles given to different people in God’s church in Ephesians 4:11 – Apostles, Prophets, Evangelists, Shepherds and Teachers (APEST for short!).  Discovering more of who we are and what we’re called to leads the whole church to […]

Thought for the day – 4 May (Apest – Apostle)

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Read Ephesians 4:11-13 & Acts 13:1-3   Every day this week, we’re looking at the five different roles given to different people in God’s church in Ephesians 4:11 – Apostles, Prophets, Evangelists, Shepherds and Teachers (APEST for short!).  Discovering more of who we are and what we’re called to leads the whole church to grow […]

How to deepen your time with God

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Take time Take at least half an hour in your day.  Some of you will say that’s too hard, impossible even.  But if God is really telling us as a church to increase in His presence, let’s not dismiss that, but take it seriously.  Some will find this difficult because the kids are ‘on’ all […]

Thought for the day – 1 May

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Read Exodus 23:20-33   If you’ve been around our church a while, you might be familiar with this vision that God has given us for our journey: Increase in God’s presence Take the land Watch out for false gods when you get there   This is the passage where the roots of that come from. […]

Thought for the day – 30 April

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Today’s devotion comes from Ken – wise words of living out biblical perspective in our circumstances.Read Psalm 94 v 18-19 When I said, ‘My foot is slipping’, your unfailing love, Lord, supported me.When anxiety was great within me, your consolation brought me joy.These are troubled times. We are physically separated from our friends, neighbours and […]

Thought for the day – April 29

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Read Acts 2:42-47 Since everything is so different, there’s a lot of reimagining beginning to go on.  The way society will look.  Plans for the summer.  The optimum hairstyle for people who can’t get to the barbers right now… And then there’s church.  I’ve read and heard a fair bit about church reimagined, not being […]

Thought for the day – 28 April

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Read Psalm 42 If you’re depressed, here’s a good psalm to read.  Especially if you can’t really put your finger on why you’re so down.  ‘Why are you downcast, O my soul?’  I am.  I’m tired, fed up, stressed and running near to empty. Perhaps it’s the tiredness that comes from adjustment to new patterns. […]