Author: Barnabas

A Word From Geoff – December 2019

A promise made is a promise Kept? I began writing this Christmas thought by putting into Google ‘Keeping promises’, this is what came up Keeping Your Promise is Good for YOU. … When we don’t keep a promise to someone, it communicates to that person that we don’t value him or her. We have chosen to put something else ahead of our […]

Light Party 2019

31st of October a date for many that means people knocking on doors and shouting tick or treat. At St Barnabas though we do things a little different. With our annual light party we look to celebrate Jesus and show him to be the light of the world and show that with him there is […]

A Word from Geoff – November 2019

Dear Friends In my sermon at the end of October I said that those people who say the Bible is boring have quite clearly never read it, because if you actually read it, and entered into its stories, the accounts, and the depth and background and context, the one thing you will not be is bored! […]

A Word From Geoff October 2019

Dear Friends We continue to live in times of conflict whether it is in Hong Kong or the Houses of Parliament over Brexit. Where is the peace that we all crave for? We are told in the Bible that ‘Peace’ is a Fruit of the Holy Spirit, but what is Peace? Is it the absence […]

A Word From Geoff – September 2019

Dear Friends A certain member of our church here at St.Bs worked for a number of years as Cabin Crew for British Airways. He served people in Business class and amongst some of the many guests that he served were The Rolling Stones and Nelson Mandela. You are right in thinking that these passengers were […]

Upcoming Teaching Program

Dear Friends The media are talking about The Great British Bakeoff and Strictly Come dancing, and the latest bakers and celebrities to face the caustic tongue of Paul Holly- wood and Craig Revel Horwood. That means it’s the beginning of Sept and Autumn is slowly creeping in on us. If you are anything like me […]

Looking For A Saviour – Marvel Film Nights

In today’s culture the church is constantly scratching its head thinking of ways in which it can communicate in new and fresh ways the Gospel of Jesus Christ. This does not mean compromising what we believe is truth, it means thinking out of the box in new and creative ways that will help people to […]

The Forge – Survival Night

Our men’s group (known as The Forge) meet on the second Monday each month and in July we held a survival night. With our hosts (and survival specialists) Matt Plumbo and Mark Bimbo they set us all a challenge of Shelter, Fire and Water with the aim of building shelter, obtaining water from the near […]

A Word From Geoff – July 2019

LOVE TAKES RISKS We are in the season of weddings in our churches, although there are many different places that you can use today to tie the knot, we see still a number of couples making their vows in our churches. It’s a huge step, as it always has been to commit yourself to another […]

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