Monthly Archives: August 2018

Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Who do we turn to in times of uncertainty or crisis?  Many years ago, when we lived in Devon, I remember returning late at night on the train from London.  My wife picked me up at Totnes station and as we drove home we passed a young man with a pony tail walking along the […]

Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost

A few years ago, I took part in a fast organised by Tearfund.  Over a period of one week, I lived off only a small amount of rice and oats in line with the same amount that a person from an economically poor family in Chad would have.  Each night I remember being drained of […]

Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost

How quick are we to judge by outward appearance?  When we receive a message, do we first look at the messenger before responding?  Are we swayed by their manner and even background?  In the Bible reading for this week, this was precisely what the Jews did with the message they received from Jesus.  “Is this […]

Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost

Perhaps most people in our society believe that Christianity is about doing good works.  Certainly, this was the belief about God in Jesus’ time.  The Jews held that by living a good and moral life they could earn the favour of God.  Hence, in the Bible reading assigned to this week, for example, the people […]

Discipleship Training

at Emmanuel Church

Next session:

Training planned for 2018/19 to dovetail with Church Vision of “Growing in Discipleship”

“Therefore go and make disciples of all nations”
Matthew 28:19

See below for resources on Discipleship, Evangelism and Discerning your Gifts

 

Sharing your Faith

  • Tips on Sharing your Faith
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Booklet on Sharing Faith

Discerning your Gifts

  • Discovering your Gifts for God’s Kingdom
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What are my gifts and how can I best serve

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