Stories Of Hope

Oh give thanks to the LORD, for He is good; for His steadfast love endures forever! 1 Chronicles 16:34 As a church, we had a great Easter weekend! We engaged with so many people through working with Christ Church and having our Easter Egg Hunts across the estate. Our Sunday Celebration was a wonderful mix of prayer and worship, a community meal and cardboard testimonies, or #storiesofhope, that showcased what Jesus had done in everyone’s lives. For those who have followed along with the blogs over Lent, know that I have personally… Read More

Hope, Two Years On

Another year has passed since we were in the first lockdown of the Covid-19 pandemic. Though to many the pandemic is a thing of the past, and many really don’t think masks or social distancing is a thing even in enclosed spaces like the tube, there are still people who aren’t yet ready to relax just yet. I for one am grateful for a bit of normalcy, especially where I can take my toddler who basically knew nothing but our 4 walls for the majority of her life, out and about to… Read More

Weathering the Storm – how we’re doing it together with Jesus

We’re in a really challenging time. But we do have hope. And we can walk this together, with Jesus. Here’s how we’re doing it.

Independent Woman? Part 2

Last post I shared some of my journey in recent years of learning how to be dependent on God and unlearning my decades of trying to be an independent woman. And about how being dependent on God and others, not independent, has actually felt more free. But it also tiring not feeling in control. Right now, we are in a huge moment of seeing our dependence on God. With the global pandemic and sharp recession, the scientists, the governments, the economists, the medics, the experts, no-one knows how this will end or… Read More

Independent Woman? Part 1.

We are pretty obsessed with being independent. I grew up throwing my hands in the air to Destinyโ€™s Child, โ€˜Independent Womenโ€™. We are encouraged to be independent as we grow as young people, independent of our homes, to be emotionally independent in our relationships, (co-dependency is not healthy), to be financially independent, buy and own our own stuff, and even as organisations to be financially independent is highly prized. Reliant on no-one so we can command our own destiny. This isnโ€™t all bad. Yet in my life as a Christian I have… Read More

What we all need. Everyday.

Hope does not immediately change the situation, but hope does immediately change us in that situation. That is why encouragement is one of the greatest gifts we can give each other.

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