Amington Parish Church

But shed his blood he did, and did truly bring back to God all things, earthly and heavenly, in other words, he brought a unity between earth and heaven. That’s hard to get our heads around. continue »

Amington Parish Church

As the year turns, we are ordinary people walking into our futures, will we unintentionally stumble upon the kingdom of heaven as the shepherds did?  continue »

Amington Parish Church

Whoever has little but does nothing with it –  it will be taken away from him, and he will be thrown into the darkness.  That sounds very harsh, but it warns us to use our God-given gifts, which implies staying close to God, because if we don’t, that relationship will wither and die, and in the end, we will be separated from God.  But do be heartened by the assurance that if we come close to God, he will come close to us.  continue »

Amington Parish Church

Wherever we are and whatever we do, we can choose to act as justly and mercifully as we can.  Joshua was right to challenge the people, it’s not the easy path, but it is the one which will ensure our corner of the world will be as just, merciful and Godly a place as it can be, and it means the contribution of us all goes to the building of a  peaceful world.  Everyone at war desires a peaceful world after a continue »

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We need not to listen to the fads of the day but to listen closely to what Jesus is saying to us ; individually and as a church , a congregation of people chosen by God to grow his Kingdom in this place to carry on the race started 159 years ago and to make sure we pass the baton on to those who will do it after us. continue »

Amington Parish Church

We need to remember that we were once the crop to be harvested and thankfully we were brought into the Barn of God’s People continue »

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We are all human, and God knows our human weaknesses, and the fact that we struggle to be the people he teaches us to be.  We make mistakes!   But he’s always alongside to help us overcome them. continue »

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I think it can be summed up in two words: challenge and comfort.  It’s not a case of one or the other, it’s a case of both-and.  There are so many challenges set before us in this passage about following Jesus, and the depth of that following in our lives continue »

Amington Parish Church

As we consider the Christian people we know, they will be different ages, and have different outlooks and interests.  God doesn’t make us all the same, just as the disciples were not changed to be the same. continue »