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CB:Youth

CB:Youth Update

Many of you will be aware that during January our ministry insight is CB:Youth. You can find out about CB:Youth in the January bulletin. This year during our study sessions we are giving our youth the opportunity to explore difficult life and faith questions that they might have. We hope that this will not only increase their understanding but also help as they speak about God with friends and family. We would love your help! Friendship Our young people face many…

Happy New Year

A new year is often a time for fresh starts. It’s a good time to reflect on the past year and think about aspects of our lives that need changed. Perhaps your resolution is to eat less and exercise more. Maybe it’s to spend less time on your phone and more time with your family. It is also a good time to examine your spiritual life. As we start 2019, can I encourage us all to meditate on Philippians 3:8: ‘I count everything as…

Why we love Christmas – Pamela Dickson

I have always loved Christmastime. As a child I remember the anticipation of waiting ALL night with my younger brother to go downstairs to open my presents, not getting much sleep at all! Then as David and I became parents, having 3 young children and the excitement overload that brought. Christmastime was busy. The Christmas edition of The Argos book came into the house and the children would sit for hours trying to choose what they would like, then of…

Why we love Christmas – David Dickson

I love Christmas! First, there’s the food; turkey, turkey curry, turkey sandwiches, turkey toasties.  Then there’s the music; I wish it could be Christmas every day!  Not forgetting the Christmas movies; Elf, The Grinch, It’s a Wonderful Life. The bright lights of Christmas help to shorten what would be a long and dark Northern Irish winter.  But best of all, Christmas holidays allow us to rest and spend quality time with our family and friends.  What’s not to love about…

Stefan Gerard’s Baptism

Last week we had a Baptism service and as always it was amazing to hear what God has been doing in people’s lives. Below you can watch a short interview with Stefan followed by his Baptism.  

Forgiveness

Recently I have been challenged to consider my walk with God and forgiving others. “It’s impossible for anyone to walk in the will of God while hanging on to anger, resentment, and unforgiveness.” (Think Like God, Robert Jones).  If what Jones has stated is indeed true, then as a Christian I should desire to surrender these sins to God.  But how can I do this?  Looking at the significance of God’s forgiveness challenges me to apply Biblical principles of forgiveness in…

One Thing

A couple of weeks ago Sarah read this poem as part of a Sermon Peter preached on Psalm 27. You can listen in the sermon section of the site. One Thing One thing, One thing, One thing! It’s hard to imagine One thing When I seem to be attracted to so many things. It is a continuing struggle. It is a daily battle. It is my constant war. The world of the physical attracts me excites me magnetizes me addicts…

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