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Should we REALLY all ask- is full time Bible teaching for me?

Posted by Drew on February 26, 2016

SHEPHERD OF THE MONASTERY

It's a controversial question. One you've probably heard whilst at St. Helens. 

Let's make sure we're clear. We're saying every Christian at St Helen's, should ask this question of themselves at least once. For many, the answer is no, and that's okay, but let's explain why everyone should still ask this question.

Everyone should ask... this is a just a case of asking the question. Honestly, does it look like God has given me the gift

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Summer Service

Posted by Ruthanne on February 23, 2016

Sun Flowers

David and Esther Griffin suggest one great way of serving over the summer

(David and Esther are talking over coffee after a long, hard day)

David: February already! Have we made any progress on booking the holiday?

Esther (sighs): David, don't worry about that...shouldn't we also be thinking about how to serve in the summer?

David: ...serving over the summer?

Esther: Yes! we don't just stop being Christians over the summer you know. Continue reading…

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Thou shalt have the 'spark'

Posted by Sunday Evening Team on February 18, 2016

Heart Burnt in the Æther

James and Hannah Faux spent their first year dating in different continents. James was in England, Hannah in Australia.

Do you know the 11th Commandment, "Thou shalt have ‘the spark'"? No? Neither do we.

When it comes to dating, the world tells us that we need to have "the spark", that unmistakable feeling of connection and chemistry. Physical symptoms include butterflies, daydreaming at your desk and impromptu sighing. The spark is a Continue reading…

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It's a waste of time for women to train for full-time ministry...

Posted by Sunday Evening Team on February 18, 2016

Sisters

It's a waste of time for women to train for full-time ministry... is a ministry myth worth busting!

And I'm not just saying that because I am a woman, helping to train the associates here in St Helen's - of whom, plenty are women.

Putting it positively, why should women train for full-time ministry, if they have the suitable gifts, godly character and desire?

It's true that the church's greatest need is more trained gifted, godly and Continue reading…

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PREACHING MATTERS: Preaching Christ in the Old Testament

Posted by Peter on February 15, 2016

Preaching Matters welcomes guest speaker Kevin DeYoung this month. Kevin starts with Jesus' encounter with the two on the road to Emmaus in Luke 24, showing how everything in the whole Bible is speaking of Christ or toward Christ in some way.

If we're really preaching a New Covenant ministry filled with the Holy Spirit (whose goal is to glorify Christ) then all of our preaching, even from the Old Testament, is going to be speaking of  Continue reading…

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