Monthly Archives: May 2014

Happiness and Now-ness

A very personal reflection from John Dempster on this morning's service. Duncan’s theme this morning was on the ‘now-ness’ of God, the God who is present with us in the ‘now’ of our lives, the God in whom ‘we live and move and have our being’ (Acts 17:28) Before the sermon, Jonathan spoke about the Just praying initiative – copies of the Just praying booklets for adults, teenagers and children were distributed at last Sunday’s service

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‘Try praying’ challenge
Try praying

‘Try praying for those who don’t do church’, reads the web site of the project which began in Edinburgh, but has extended to different parts of the country, and even in Australia. ‘Try praying’ encourages people who have never prayed, or only prayed at times of crisis to make prayer a regular part of their lives – and see what happens. For more details, explore the ‘Try praying’ web site. Hilton Church is joining in. This morning

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A powerful sermon from Jonathan

A very personal take on this morning's sermon by John Dempster: This morning Jonathan Fraser, the Youth Minister, spoke very powerfully on the Gospel lectionary passage, John 14:1-14, with particular reference to John 14:13-14, where Jesus says ‘And I will do whatever you ask in my name, so that the Father may be glorified in the Son. You may ask for anything in my name and I will do it.’ What does it mean, Jonathan questioned, to ask for something

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