Summer Listening: From the archives

Posted by Ruthanne on July 26, 2017

Is the coast clear yet?

The summer break can give us a bit more space to listen and think about God’s words. As we travel, sit on the beach, or simply have more free time here in London, it can be really helpful to listen to old sermons and talks, to feed our thinking on God’s words.

Here are some 6pm team favourites from the media library:

People under pressure: Dick Lucas on Psalm 32 at Women on Wednesday (one talk)

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A helpful, warm me

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Summer Reading: Taking the good news of Jesus to the world

Posted by Ruthanne on July 24, 2017

“It is not true we have only one life to love, if we can read, we can live as many lives and as many kinds of lives as we wish.”  ― S.I. Hayakawa

Are you heading off on holidays, and wondering what books to bring? Or are you staying in London, but finding yourself with time to sit in the park and read?

We’ve chosen three books you might enjoy reading this summer. They are all very different but have one thing in common: they are all about Jesus Christ, and the need of the world to know Him.

#1 A biography telling us of one who lived to speak of Jesus

Book 1: A man in Christ

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What to do when you can't sleep

Posted by Ruthanne on July 17, 2017

new bed

Psalm 127:2 ‘He gives to his beloved sleep.’ We all know the verse. We know we should be sleeping. We know it’s a good gift from God.

But what do we do when sleep eludes us? When we can’t get to sleep or we’re tossing and turning through the night? For some it’s an every night experience; for others it characterises a season– parenthood, or shift work.

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Sleep matters

Posted by Amy on July 12, 2017

rest your head

Places at St Helen’s where I have taken a nap: behind the organ, under a table in an office, on a row of neatly lined up chairs in St Peter’s vestry, and a new secret location that I won’t tell you about as it’s a good one and I don’t want you to find it.

Sleep is a great conundrum: To some it feels like a waste of time; we try to skimp on it so we can work more; we avoid it. It eludes others; we long for it. We need naps in the day Continue reading…

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Perfect unity: Only in Jesus

Posted by Sunday Evening Team on July 12, 2017

55th International Art Exhibition :: La Biennale di Venezia

This week Lucy, a 6pmer who works as a physiotherapist, reflects on Sunday’s sermon from Genesis 10:1-11:9 (Listen back here >>>)

Discussing unity with my friends this week, it's been clear that - as Mickey said - we want unity. We want to be together and we find that part of the human condition demands connection. We try to find unity around things that are common. My colleagues create unity around things that are common to them: a s

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