Seeking to know Jesus and make Him known in Stevenage

Posts from December 2018

Getting ready for the coming of Jesus

Well it’s almost here – I hope you are ready!  Or perhaps you are waiting until everything is at half-price before you go Christmas shopping.  I know it’s possible to grab a bargain if you just wait long enough and hold your nerve. Sadly some people have that same kind of response to Jesus.  Their argument runs like this: “It sounds good,…

What a wonderful name…!

One morning at Theological College, the speaker asked the students to take it in turns to give a name for God that appears in the Bible.  There were some 60 students in the chapel – and I hastily tried to work out how many people would have a chance to give a name before it got to me. I needn’t have worried. …

Making Use of Time

You may want more of it, you might like to take some of it back, but time is slippery and we only have the time we have been given, and not a minute more. Last Saturday the PCCs of St Nicholas and St Mary’s gave up their time for a day away.  We spent some time thinking about our parishes and the…

Getting ready…

So how is it coming along?  All that present buying, card writing and recipe planning?  Did you buy your wrapping paper in the sales last Christmas (we did!), or will you still be rushing around on Christmas Eve?  Christmas, like many things in life, needs forward planning.  We know it’s coming, so we make preparations to get ourselves ready for the big…