Bloggers within our church communities have important things to say! Individual concerns and world issues, the tragic, the triumphant and the trivial. These are the stuff of blogs. Each week new blogs will be added in this area. And we welcome your responses.
We’ve been studying Hosea at church this month, and it’s not a book that I read very often. Actually, it’s not familiar at all, so on re-reading, I was struck by almost everything. This is how God feels towards his people. He pursues them passionately. He longs for...read more
In the biblical text of Hosea, we read the following words in Hosea 4:1 Hear the word of the LORD, you Israelites, because the LORD has a charge to bring against you who live in the land; “There is no faithfulness, no love, no acknowledgement of God in the land”. Here...read more
John Newton’s hymn “Amazing Grace” has topped the pop charts in several countries on multiple occasions, most recently when the film by that name was released in 2007. Newton’s biographer Jonathan Aitken estimates that it is performed at least 10 million times...read more