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Honesty about my faith · 3d ago

People are more important than Possessions

When thinking about Jesus sending out his 12 disciples, I’ve often focused on what he told them not to take. Reading it again recently in Mark 6, it struck me that there are two things that ...
Honesty about my faith · 5d ago

The one about being Ordinary and Amazing at the same time

As they listened to the two men who were on trial, the members of the council were amazed. It was fairly obvious from the way they talked that they weren’t professionals but there was someth...
Honesty about my faith · 1W ago

You’ve left your Heart at Home

As I heard the text message alert on my phone, I thought about stopping but then decided I would read it when I got to my destination which was only a few miles away. On arrival I had a real...
Honesty about my faith · 2W ago

What are you doing here?

I was in town late one evening and I met someone who I know who was on her way to a night out. She walked towards me with a shocked look on her face and said ‘what are you doing … Continue r...
Honesty about my faith · 2W ago

If we believe that God is enough why do we feel like we have to be enough as well?

If I go into a shop to buy something that costs £10 and I have £10 note then I have enough to pay. There is no need for me to worry about whether I have any extra money because I … Continue ...
Honesty about my faith · 2W ago

People are more Important than Projects

People really are more important that Projects but is that the reality in church life? Does the church that you are part of view people primarily as a resource for fueling their projects or ...
Honesty about my faith · 3W ago

As I prayed for you, I saw a picture …

As I prayed, I saw a picture of a child peering around a door. I felt that I should tell the person I was praying for but I was unsure because it sounded such an odd thing to say and … Conti...
Honesty about my faith · 3W ago

Is this person holding on or climbing up?

Originally posted on Honest about my faith: Would you say that this person holding on or climbing up? When life is hard we can feel like we are clinging on but in better times we might feel ...
Honesty about my faith · 3W ago

Dining with Jesus

It took me by surprise when she said ‘it’s better than dining with the queen!’ We were about to share communion together and there had been an opportunity for people to discuss in groups wha...
Honesty about my faith · 3W ago

Happy Anniversary: Something Worth Celebrating

Twenty five years ago today, the large hall at Orchard Baptist Church was officially opened. The church had grown so much that the original chapel wasn’t large enough to hold everyone on a S...