Geof Cole recommends an excellent talk looking at Matthew 11 when John the Baptist sends his disciples to check that Jesus is the Christ because he is struggling with doubts – suffering being shut away in prison.
Like John the Baptist we sometimes need reassuring words, encouragement, prophetic input from others by asking for help. Continue reading Full Steam Ahead!
Hi Everyone! I realised last week that I’ve not posted an update in a few months so this update can be seen as a winter edition of Intern Diaries! There have been some exciting times over this period that may be of interest to you. Continue reading Intern Diaries (Nov-Jan) – Lockdowns and Look Ups
Geof Cole offers some practical advice and guidance he was taught about how to sustain more prolonged fasts lasting over a few weeks or even a month.
Also included are links to Craig and Anne’s practical talk and Q+As about fasting from Sunday morning. Continue reading Wisdom for Extended Fasts
Last week Shauna decided to take up Geof Cole’s Honouring Advent Calendar challenge. She decided to honour someone everyday in the run up to Christmas.
Read how Shauna has seen honour changing attitudes towards her and shifting atmospheres around her as she has stepped out to honour others! Continue reading Shauna’s wonderful testimony about honour
Chris shares a poignant and heartfelt message of how the real meaning of Christmas brings hope, peace and joy, even at the end of a very, very tough year. Continue reading Tidings of Great Joy!
Geof writes with a creative and festive idea that could help put some of our Cultural Value of Honouring into some festive fun.
Continue reading Honour Advent Calendar Idea!
Jacob lets us know about what he has been up to in his first 2 months as an intern with City Church – supporting the Community Café and its relocation, successfully applying for funding for the café and also creating a Community Survey! Continue reading Intern Diaries (Sept/Oct) – Cafes, Surveys and Funding Success
Geof Cole concludes his reflections on how 2 Chronicles 7 speaks powerfully into the challenging circumstances we find ourselves in right now and that this should provoke to us to continue to be a blessing and encouragement to those around us. Continue reading Success Guaranteed, IF!
Sue Cole pours out her heart to God about life right now. She expresses weariness and frustration, she connects with the Father’s words to her in this moment and she describes the peace and heart transformation that this brings. Enjoy! Continue reading Sue’s Psalm
Have you noticed that God can keep “unsociable hours” – maybe it’s because “…..He who keeps Israel will neither slumber [briefly] nor sleep [soundly].” Ps 121:4.
Geof continues his reflections on 2 Chronicles 7 by encouraging us to be awake to the Spirit’s promptings in the wee small hours as he looks at some examples of God speaking in scripture during the night. Continue reading Is that the time?!