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The Meeting of the Five (Luke 2:22-38) 5th February, 2017 - When I first met Caroline her grandmother (i.e. father’s mother) was still alive. She was a real character. Welsh to her finger-tips, Caroline & I called her ‘Nain’ - and our children called her ‘Hen-Nain’. Her husband had been minister of a large Welsh-speaking Baptist church, before going to the Baptist College in Cardiff where Read more »
Songs of the Ascent: Psalms 122 & 123 15th January, 2017 - Breakfast with the Bible, Chelmsford Cathedral 15 January 2017, on Psalms 122 & 123. Two more ‘songs of ascent’ Psalm 122:  Song of Praise and Prayer for Jerusalem The house of the Lord This Psalm has special meaning for me.  As some of you may know, I was senior minister of Central Baptist Church here in Read more »
Jesus is Lord 30th October, 2016 - Breakfast with the Bible, Chelmsford Cathedral 30 October 2016, on 1 Peter 3:13-22. Rather than expound the passage verse by verse, I want to look at three concepts which are present: Effective evangelism begins with others asking Baptism in the New Testament is faith in action Jesus is Lord of all Effective Evangelism Begins With Read more »
Live Exemplary Lives 16th October, 2016 - Breakfast with the Bible, Chelmsford Cathedral 16 October 2016, on 1 Peter 2:13-25. Conduct yourselves honourably among the Gentiles, so that, though they malign you as evildoers, they may see your honourable deeds and glorify God when he comes to judge. (1 Peter 2:12) In particular Peter lists four ‘duties’ for the Christian: “Honour everyone. Read more »
To encourage you 18th September, 2016 - Breakfast with the Bible, Chelmsford Cathedral 18 September 2016 Imagine you are a Christian, living in some remote part of the world, with no contact with the wider world – there are no phones, no e-mails, not even a postal service. To make matters worse, you are going through a rough time as a Christian Read more »

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