Garden to the Cross

Welcome to part 6, of the our Back to Basics series, the aim of this series is to give you an insight into why Christians believe what they do and why they do some of the things they do. This week we’ll be looking at the Easter story, Part 1 and what it means to…

Communion

Welcome to part 5, of the our Back to Basics series, the aim of this series is to give you an insight into why Christians believe what they do and why they do some of the things they do. This week we’ll be looking at what communion means to Christians… Why does my church call…

The Trinity

The trinity is arguably the most difficult concept to both explain and understand in Christianity. It is intertwined with heresy (opinion profoundly contrary to orthodox religious doctrine) and problematic explanations. Like the explanation that the trinity is just like 3-in-1 shampoo, which is a little problematic to say the least!   The word “Trinity” comes…

What is The Bible?

Welcome back to part 3, of our Back to Basics series, today we’re going to be talking about the Bible! So what is the bible? Here are some fun facts: It is continually the best-selling book of all time, with over 100 million Bibles being sold or distributed every year. It was originally written in…

Who Is Jesus? (part 2)

Last week, we looked at the historical figure of Jesus, we looked at evidence of his existence and what he did here on earth physically. This week, in part 2 of our Back to Basics series, we are going to be looking at two of the claims Christians have made of Him. When trying to…

Who Is Jesus?

  “I have taken it for granted that Jesus of Nazareth existed. Some writers feel a need to justify this assumption at length against people who try from time to time to deny it. It would be easier, frankly, to believe that Tiberius Caesar, Jesus’ contemporary, was a figment of the imagination than to believe…

Sexism and the Church.

I think it’s fair to say that the Church has a reputation for being pretty sexist. In the sense that in the Roman Catholic Church, women cannot be ordained as the Pope, Priests or any role other than a Deacon. These traditions have changed throughout the years and different branches of churches have different rules….

Learning to hear God’s voice

As a blog, we aim to help you to draw closer to God by any way He makes available, today I’d like to share this preach forwarded to me by a friend. Pastor Tope Koleoso has a really clear way of exploring the different ways that God speaks to us, how we can prepare ourselves…

Cling to Joy

Early last year I read this poem by Morgan Harper Nichols and it really stuck with me. As I began to pray for 2019, God drew me back to that poem but this time the word “unbridled” stuck out to me. To be totally honest, I had no idea what that word meant but here’s…

A Reminder.

The winter season is coming in rapidly (especially in Manchester!) The nights have come quicker and darker, the trees are bare and the weather is cold. This time of year can be hard for many, it’s not the brightest season and this affects us sometimes. Personally, I’ve found the season change a challenging one, as…