Being Peacemakers

Being Peacemakers

I wonder if you have ever had the experience of having seen something, you start to see it everywhere?. I suspect most, if not all of us have had that experience. Everywhere My dad previously needed a car with a boot big enough to take my mum’s mobility scooter. With...
Being Peacemakers

Let it go, let it go…

There is no doubt, the kingdom of God is topsy-turvy. God’s values continually flip ours on their head. At core, God is a giver: he did not clasp his fingers tightly upon his privilege and power but gave himself, fully, freely and sacrificially for us. And, here’s the...
Being Peacemakers

The way to up is down

This Sunday we start a new preaching series called Topsy-Turvy kingdom – a life worth sharing. Alan Loach has once again done a great job in creating an appropriate and eye-catching graphic to go with this new series. A blessing that ripples out and beyond It is a...
It was the best of times…

It was the best of times…

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of hope, it...
It was the best of times…

Rejoicing with The Point

It is probably safe to say that if you’ve been reading the news, or visited a fuel pump, or got your gas bill this week, or tuned in to QPBC’s church meeting last Wednesday, it’s been a rough week for you. I know it has been for me. Human suffering has been thought...
It was the best of times…

Praying in a war zone

In July 2021 Vladimir Putin published a 5000-word essay “On the historical unity of Russians and Ukrainians”. In March 2022 the essay was enacted, and Russia launched a full-scale invasion of its sovereign neighbour attacking the Ukrainian people and threatening the...
It was the best of times…

The only thing that counts…

Amazing Grace: Galatians 5: 1 – 12 This week I want to start the blog with a bit of a personal reflection. Yesterday was Ash Wednesday. Traditionally it is a day of fasting, confession and repentance. I grew up in a Christian household. We did pancake Tuesday,...