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Do I Need To Suffer?

I have posted quite a few things on suffering and how God uses it for our spiritual maturity over the past few months, but if like me you have not experienced great suffering in your life you might be thinking- ‘Do I really need to suffer to be a mature Christian?’ Here is a great blog to answer that question: Do I Really…

A few thoughts on prayer during our Week of Prayer

Written by Assistant Pastor Jon Herring, Kennet Valley Free Church A prayer week is a great time to focus as a church community on seeking God’s will for us. It also provides a great opportunity to remind ourselves of the power and wonder of prayer and to encourage each other in the practice of prayer. I have been so encouraged already by…

Where Christians Fear to Tread

Honest Evangelism- a Book review by Richard Wilson “I can’t do that!” “It’s impossible!” “No way!” How often have you heard children, or even adults utter these words of resignation when faced with a daunting task that seemingly calls out way beyond their abilities or their comfort zones? Perhaps you yourself have been known to dismiss a challenge with a similarly swift…

Do we live in a post-truth society!

In Graham’s message at the Carols by Candlelight on Sunday he talked about how the word of the year has been named as ‘post-truth’ but how at Christmas we celebrated the word of truth become flesh. Here is an excellent article that explores the idea a little more. https://www.thegospelcoalition.org/article/why-oxford-dictionarys-2016-word-of-the-year-matters

Will People Come This Christmas?

Written by Assistant Pastor Jon Herring, Kennet Valley Free Church So last night about 20 or so of us went out carol singing around the Fords Farm estate. Several people came to their doors to listen and offer money for our collection, many took photos and videos of us (looks like KVFC are definitely going viral this Christmas!), and lots of people…