This week our studies continue we continue the theme of Lamenting from Sunday - As We Learn To Ask Boldly. Lament can be a very positive experience as we turn from pain and suffering towards God. Each day we discover something to ask from God.
Let’s Pray For Heather McCracken (deaconess)
Pray for Heather as she serves in chaplaincy in hospitals in the Belfast Trust, for her health, safety, wisdom, strength and endurance. Pray for all those ill in hospital, for full and quick recovery, and remember their families. Pray too for staff working in very challenging conditions.
Ballymagrane Presbyterian Church
Give thanks for the congregation’s witness through their food bank with Aughnacloy congregation. Pray that livestreamed services will encourage the congregation, new Christians and others.
Today Matt asks “What is the Coptic Church?” (Remember this comes from an American perspective)
“Reading Between The Lines” a series working through the bible looking at the well known phrases.
Dust To Dust
Born Again? (53 minute audio)
At The Gospel Coalition’s 2019 National Conference in Indianapolis, Tim Keller delivered a message titled “You Must Be Born Again.” From John 3, Keller answers five questions in regard to the new birth Jesus commended unto Nicodemus:
Declutter Your Life (46 minute video)
It's January. We're in a lockdown. Ever feel like it's time to 'declutter your life' and 'reboot' your ministry? Listen to this encouraging talk from John Glass at a previous UCB Foundation event.
Our culture has changed so much that we can feel like we’re living in exile even in our homeland.
The Being Human Podcast from Peter Lynas & Jo Frost (Evangelical Alliance) always gives a great insight into what is happening in culture.
Heroes Of The Faith - CH Spurgeon
J.John discusses CH Spurgeon in his latest Podcast.
Charles Haddon Spurgeon was undoubtedly the greatest preacher of 19th-century Britain and quite possibly the world. He was astonishingly prolific: he preached thousands of sermons, almost all of which were printed and circulated worldwide so that, at his death, some 56 million copies had been printed in nearly 40 languages. Yet Spurgeon’s achievement was not simply one of quantity. He was a godly man who preached God’s truth in a way that was serious and challenging yet overflowed with warmth, passion, wit and humour. Spurgeon’s profound spiritual insight was often expressed in memorable sayings. Two of my favourites are: ‘A Bible that’s falling apart usually belongs to someone who isn’t’ and ‘The greatest joy of a Christian is to give joy to Christ.’
Ever wondered why Christians should engage with politics at all? How can you be effective in lobbying your MP? Wondered why CARE works in the political arena?
J.John (30 minute video)
Is the football field also a mission field? Watch this amazing interview by J.John with Richard Gamble, former Chaplain of Leicester City Football Club, and discover how to bring your faith onto the pitch!