Monthly Archives: February 2013

Lent II

Each year in Lent, the churches in the village (OK, I know it is really a suburb but the locals like to think of it as a village) usually get together to have a joint lenten study on one topic … Continue reading

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Lent: 40 days of giving up what?

In much of British society, people see Lent as a time to give up something, usually booze or chocolate, to try to get themselves in better shape for the summer they hope is just around the corner. Is this a … Continue reading

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What is the Mission of The Local Church? V

I would like to look at the remainder of the Ten Commandments today. These are found in Exodus Chapter 20 in verses 12 to 17, and they are summed up by part of Jesus summary of the Law, “Love your … Continue reading

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What is the Mission of the Local Church IV

Many outsiders see the Church as being an institution that promotes a whole list of regulations, rules and laws, starting with the most famous, the Ten Commandments. They see most of the Ten Commandments as “Thou shalt not…” instructions and … Continue reading

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