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A life-changing lock-down?

The vast majority of us will have never experienced anything like this. As the Coronavirus continues to spread, lots of us will be full of fear for our own safety and for the safety of our loved ones. And now, as the country has gone into lock-down, we may be feeling anxious at the loss…

Keeping our Secrets, or Keeping the Light?

Keeping our Secrets, or Keeping the Light? My wife recently presented me with a DVD of a film that she thought I’d like because, as she said, “it looks like the sort of film in which nothing really happens.” The Light Between Oceans stars Michael Fassbender (Tom) and Alicia Vikander (Isobel), and has recently been broadcast on BBC, so you may be…

Top Books Every Christian Should Read!

With the summer holidays approaching it is always good to be thinking about what books you might like to read while on the beach or whilst sat in a cafe (well we can dream). Now I know that it is always nice to take a good fictional novel away with us that we can get lost in but it is also worth…

God and the Transgender Debate

God and the Transgender Debate by Andrew T. Walker. – a book review by Richard Wilson On opening this book for the first time, one little question immediately sprang to my mind – why? Not why do some people feel unhappy being male or female? That’s a topic covered at great length elsewhere, and one that is clearly understood in a kind…

A Better Story

Written by Assistant Pastor Jon Herring- A brief re-cap of last month’s Go FoUrth session In the 90s, advertisers realised that story telling was powerful and one of the most successful and impactful advertising campaigns was Nescafe Coffee’s. They advertised their coffee using two young sophisticated neighbours who began a romance. And the adverts developed…

Tool number 1

Written by Assistant Pastor Jon Herring Here is a quick re-cap of last time at Go FoUrth where we looked at our first tool in sharing the good news of Jesus. PRAYER Take a moment to Read Nehemiah chapter 1 Nehemiah looks at his nation and he is distraught! It is in ruins, God’s people look small and weak. And the thought…

The most important 3 minutes of the church service?!

I think this is a really helpful challenge. I spoke to a lady who has been visiting KVFC for the last 3 weeks and who said that there were 2 ladies who had smiled at her and said hello every week and that that had basically kept her coming back! https://salternlite.wordpress.com/2017/09/22/maybe-the-most-important-three-minutes-of-your-church-service/amp/