Events

  1. National Settlement Team

    January 22
  2. Learning @ the Centre. Theology 2

    January 26 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  3. Ministers’ Conference

    February 4 - February 6
  4. Board of Trustees

    February 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  5. Ministerial Recognition Group

    February 19 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
  6. National Settlement Team

    February 26
  7. Learning @ the Centre – Baptist Belief & Practice

    March 9

Spiritual Direction

One of the best personal things I’ve ever done

Since leaving both London Bible College and Spurgeon’s in the Eighties and over 25 years in Baptist ministry, I had been resistant to any form of evaluation of myself as person and evaluation of my soul. After all I didn’t have time for that kind of introspective, navel-gazing twaddle. I had Kingdom work to do, putting in as many hours as I could and wondering why I felt so burnt out and depleted by the time I came up to my Sabbaticals.

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A time for everything

“There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens.” (Ecclesiastes 3:1)

One of the great blessings and privileges of being a Baptist Minister, comes when a Church (or in my case an Association) makes possible a sabbatical ‘rest’. As you read this, I am enjoying such a period of ‘rest’.

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Message from Revd Alison Mackay

Hello HEBA! I’m back!

I want to begin by saying a massive “Thank you” for flowers, cards, cake, chocolate, prayers, emails, visits and so much love during the recent pilgrimage through Breast Cancer! I have really felt like a reluctant Pilgrim on this journey, and God has been my constant companion. In the early days of Chemotherapy, (which resulted in me spending about 20 days in hospital on 3 separate occasions), I cried out to God that I longed for my normality. In His gentle way He reminded me that this cancer journey is “normal” for thousands of people every day, and I now share their normality!

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