The challenge of absolute alleigance

Posted by Sunday Evening Team on December 6, 2017


Jackson Burt reflects on Sunday’s sermon from Matthew 10:34-42.

Isn’t it strange that Christmas cards say things like, “All is calm”, or “Wishing you joy and peace”, when Jesus clearly said, “Do not think I have come to bring peace to the earth”? I was perfectly happy pondering this question at the beginning of the sermon on Sunday - much better than feeling the guilt of not having sent any Christmas cards yet. But then I was reminded Continue reading…

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PREACHING MATTERS: William Taylor, Preaching at Christmas

Posted on December 4, 2017

How do we prepare to preach at Christmas time?
With such a familiar message, what is most important to say?

Praise God that at Christmas time many people still willingly walk into churches who don't know the Lord Jesus as their Saviour. With the incredible news of the incarnation to proclaim - God with us - how do we make the most of the opportunities to preach the gospel? In this month’s Preaching Matters William Taylor talks with Sam Continue reading…

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Make the most of Christmas

Posted by Amy on November 22, 2017

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On Sunday at the 6pm we heard from Tyson and Marcus about their experience of inviting and being invited to a carol service at St Helens. We wanted to hear more so we asked you to share your ideas for making the most of Christmas for sharing the good news of Jesus with others. Thanks for sending in so many good ideas - and sorry if yours didn't make it in this time! Here's what you came up with...

Talk about what Christmas is really ab Continue reading…

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Rest amid the chaos

Posted by Amy on November 16, 2017


What is it like to come to a saviour who is both unimaginably powerful and yet full of tender compassion? In Matthew 8 to 10 we read about a series of events, each of which involves Jesus acting in extraordinary might, but often to just one or two people at a time.

Reading it all at once is like flicking through a photo album, where every polaroid has captured an unbelievable moment of divine and mortal interaction. These events would Continue reading…

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Catch up on 'What Next?'

Posted by Amy on November 8, 2017

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On Monday evening St Helen's hosted an evening exploring the questions 'What next?' and 'How's it going to end?' Here are some photos of highlights from the evening. You can also watch the interviews and catch up on William's talk from Matthew 8:5-13.

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