The empty tomb and the empty cross

The empty tomb and the empty cross   Two years ago, I visited Israel for the Gafcon conference. After dumping my bag at the hotel, I walked the two miles into the old city of Jerusalem. There, hidden in the heart of a labyrinth of little...

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Looking along the little things

I have spent a lot of the last two weeks on the telephone, calling members of the church to see how they are during the Covid-19 crisis. What I have discovered is both encouraging and humbling. There is some worry and frustration, but very little...

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Family Worship

Family Worship 1 O my people, hear my teaching; listen to the words of my mouth. 2 I will open my mouth in parables, I will utter hidden things, things from of old– 3 what we have heard and known, what our fathers have told us. 4 We will...

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Things to do during Corona

Things to do during Corona.   I am a classic introvert: so if someone tells me to self-isolate, I am likely to leap with joy. Well no, that would be far to extrovert; a smile of quiet satisfaction is more likely. Others will look on the...

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Online services

The last week seems like an eternity. Here at Christ Church we took the difficult decision to suspend services due to the Covid-19 outbreak, a decision which the German government enforced. The very meaning of a church is that it is a family of...

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On the first Sunday of every month at Christ Church, at 6pm, we have a prayer service. We gather for a short talk from the Bible, and a time of open prayer. One very helpful way to pray is to use the Lord’s Prayer as a series of hooks to...

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Acts 2:1-13

Acts – The Neverending Story Acts 2:1-13 Sermon preached at Christ Church Duesseldorf 27th January 2019 Introduction What would you say was the greatest turning point in world history, for good or ill? That question was asked on the website...

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