A few years ago, a poll asking 2,000 parents across the UK discovered that almost 79% of children do not know the true meaning of Easter; a quarter thinking it is to celebrate the Easter bunny’s birthday and more than 25% believing it celebrated the date chocolate was invented! It is likely this number has […]
The books of Jonah and Nahum both centre upon the city of Nineveh, but they were written 150 years apart. In Jonah the city is seen as being spared destruction from God as the book is about God’s mercy and forgiveness. In Nahum, we see Nineveh’s doom. Listen to Gareth’s sermon to find out more.
Another Christmas! How did that arrive so quickly? It only seemed that last week it was summer! Are we ready for Christmas? There always seems to be so much to plan, sort, & arrange; to buy, wrap & write; to cook, eat & drink, then it still seems we have to rush out and get […]
Officially meteorological Autumn started a few days before I was writing this. Autumn weather is variable and is proving so already. I recalled a line from a poem I have heard quoted which starts “Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness,” (I found out it was from To Autumn by John Keats). Autumn heralds in a harvest […]