Christian code of conduct – unwritten behaviour

A congregation takes on it’s own unwritten Christian code of conduct, a unique code of behaviour and appearance. To feel ‘accepted’ you need to follow this unwritten code. Roy (name changed) was naturally jolly and bouncy, but the congregation was more sedate and ‘spiritual’! Soon Roy was getting on everybody’s nerves and this was intensified when the church went away for a few days of camping…

Views on what makes a sin terrible or acceptable

Every congregation will have it’s own view on what makes a sin terrible and what isn’t so bad. For example, a couple started to attend the church, and everyone was pleased to see two new faces in the congregation. Everything was going well, but then they said that they were remarried, and an awful silence descended on the church!…

Spiritual health and bankruptcy

Monopoly is good if you’ve got some property with a house or two, and therefore you’ve got a slim chance of winning.
But if you’re the one with no sets of properties, then your fate is certain!
Whether you survive for the next two minutes, or another hour, it doesn’t really matter, because you know what the outcome will be.
You are going to end up BANKRUPT, and you’ll lose.
Sooner or later, you are going to land on Park Lane…

God’s purposes for my life

In looking at the subject of ‘God’s purposes for my life’ it is really good to remember that: Throughout history the Lord has always desired to have someone, or a group of people, or a nation, to be His people or spokesperson. So very early on, He chose individuals, like Noah and Abraham, etc.
Then later He gave His Laws to Israel and He sent them prophets…

9th December 2009 Storykeepers

We had a Combined Churches Carol Service and Earith Storykeepers put on a drama called: Spiders in the Stable.
There were lots of baby spiders all travelling one way, all looking the same.
But hang on, there is one that looks different…