Timeout: Education & School

Once in a term we replace our evening service with Timeout.  It’s an opportunity to spend more time thinking about a particular topic which affects all our lives and hearing what God has to say to us. This Sunday evening at 6pm, we are going to be looking at education and schooling.  An area whichContinue reading “Timeout: Education & School”

The Courageous Life

“For to me, to live is Christ and to die is gain” Philippians 1.21 From David King On Sunday, I preached the third of our series of sermons on “Life lessons from COVID” (Here’s a link to the series: https://sermons.stpats.org.uk/series/2021-07-04-1030/). As we looked at “The courageous life”, I suggested that a good practice would beContinue reading “The Courageous Life”

The man who makes me want to cry

When he heard that it was Jesus of Nazareth, he began to shout, ‘Jesus, Son of David, have mercy on me!’ – Mark 10.47 From David King In recent years, there is a moment during Christianity Explored in which I nearly always feel like crying. It’s the story of Bartimaeus in Mark 10. I’m notContinue reading “The man who makes me want to cry”

The Mountain Of Joy

‘But you have come to Mount Zion, to the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem. You have come to thousands upon thousands of angels in joyful assembly’ – Hebrews 12.22 From Sam Lomas: Can I encourage you to read Hebrews 12.18-24 before going any further.  The author of Hebrews sets out an amazing contrast between the oldContinue reading “The Mountain Of Joy”

What’s worse than murder?

“Lord, how many times shall I forgive my brother or sister who sins against me? Up to seven times?” Jesus answered, “I tell you, not seven times, but seventy-seven times.” – Matthew 18; 21,22 From Martin Hayward: I suspect that most people in the street would say that although forgiveness can be a two-way transaction,Continue reading “What’s worse than murder?”