Seeking to know Jesus and make Him known in Stevenage

Not the entrance we might have expected…

Whether it’s a champion boxer entering the ring, a modern-day politician on the campaign trail or a bride arriving for her wedding, people do like to make an entrance.  And if it’s a hero, a champion or simply a crowd favourite, it’s not unusual to have music blaring, lights beaming and photographers snapping pictures all the way along the red carpeted route. …

There’s a Dragon in My Nativity

At St Nicholas on Sunday morning I’ll be showing another Christmas film that includes a dragon.  It’s called ‘There’s a Dragon in my Nativity.’  If you miss it, you can find it here: It’s a wonderful presentation, beautifully made (so share it on facebook!) and it starts to unpack the reasons Jesus came and why he is called saviour. For Jesus to…

Commandment #1: No Gods But Me!

We’ve finally arrived at number 1: ‘I am the Lord your God, who brought you out of Egypt, out of the land of slavery. You shall have no other gods before me.’ When thinking of the 10 Commandments we often miss out the first sentence, but to do that destroys its context and weakens the very basis for our obedience.  These 10…

Commandment #2: No Idols!

Commandment #2: You shall not make for yourself an idol…  You shall not bow down to them or worship them.  For I the LORD am a jealous God… Everybody worships something.  It’s what we were made for.  The big question is what we will worship.  Worship isn’t necessarily what you sing about, or even what or whom you pray to.  Worship is…