Isaac and Rebekah: Faith and Favourites. Genesis 27: 1-40

Favouritism versus faith When the day came for Isaac to bestow the blessing on his eldest son, Esau, he must have known that God had broken with convention and promised priority to Jacob. This was against Isaac’s natural desire for he favoured Esau. He may have found it hard to accept something that was so […]

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Roger’s Reflection – Made to Rest

‘It is vain that you rise up early and go late to rest, eating the bread of anxious toil; for he gives to his beloved sleep.’ (Psalm 127:2) The challenge for any Pastor is to make sure he preaches to himself as much as to those in the congregation. In recent months I have sensed […]

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Matthew’s Message – Meeting with God

We live in an age where many people think that we can only meet with God in particular locations or settings. This is not a new idea, it has been around for millennia. Much of the driving force behind the construction of great cathedrals and abbeys was the idea that God could only be experienced […]

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