It's been a few weeks since we updated our blog. Here's a moving piece from Rev. Justin Montague, former Royal Marine. Will you join us in praying for peace? In September 2006 I stepped onboard an airplane at RAF Brize Norton to begin a journey that would change my life irrevocably. Seven months later as the aircraft wheels touched the tarmac at Exeter Airport with a reassuring bump and a screech, replacing the noise and rumble of gunfire, I stepped onto British soil with san
Where can we find the rays of light amidst the shadows? Here's Rev Justin Montague with our latest blog post. What a gloriously sunny bank holiday! At beaches, parks, tourist sights and garden spaces across our town and county, so many of us were venturing out for perhaps the first time this year, to make the most out of the hot weather. With the recent unseasonably rain-filled May, a constant bombardment on social media feeds, television reports and newspaper headlines of a
We all seem to be waiting….
Waiting for the next set of restrictions to be lifted.
Waiting for our first or second vaccination.
Waiting for an opportunity to see family and friends.
Waiting for church to open without restriction so we can sing! All of the above are of course important things and worthwhile things to be waiting for. In the Bible waiting is also mentioned, as we wait for the wanderings in the desert to end, wait for the prophets to be heard and listened to, wa
Mark 11v15-19 Monday is often a difficult day for many, as a new working week starts after a relaxing weekend. The common perception of Christians is that they don’t get angry or feel passionate about anything – meekness has often been mistranslated to mean weakness! All four gospels record the story of Jesus clearing the temple on the day following his entry into Jerusalem. Temple worship involved giving sacrifices – sometimes of money in the right currency and sometimes of