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Blessed are the persecuted…

“Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness’ sake, For theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are you when they revile and persecute you, and say all kinds of evil against you falsely for My sake. Rejoice and be exceedingly glad, for great is your reward in heaven, for so they persecuted the prophets who were before you.” Matthew 5:10-12 “Persecution…

Christmas is…

A blog post by Tom Lori Most people don’t go to Isaiah 53 to learn the meaning of Christmas. But they could, even they should! Christmas is a busy time of year. Everyone’s schedule seems to be full of holiday events. Getting together with family and friends. Singing Christmas carols. Buying presents. Preparing special dishes…

Jesus is Better!

Reflection on the Euros, as England lost in the final to Italy By Pastor Graham Cooke 13th July 2021 First of all, warmest congratulations to Italy on winning Euro 2020 (delayed!), by beating England in the final on penalties. It’s England goal-keeper, Jordan Pickford for whom I feel most sorry. After keeping us in the…

How to Talk About Jesus Without Being THAT Guy – Part 1

Reflecting on practical wisdom from Sam Chan’s new book. (Read time 3 minutes) People are hungry for relationships! COVID has made it a difficult year for connecting with friends. Crummy wifi has kept us from family. Cancelled groups like Parkrun meant not seeing familiar faces. We’ve had Closed schools, closed churches, and …well closed everywhere! Either we have…

Easter Kennet Valley Free Church KVFC Real Life Real Hope

Stories of Hope

Over Easter 2021 we organised a Hope Trail around Fords Farm to bring the hope of the Easter story to our local community. As part of the trail we asked our church family for short stories of hope from this past year. We received even more than we needed for our trail posters. So, here…