Events

  1. Learning @ the Centre. Theology 2

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

    February 4 - February 6
  3. Board of Trustees

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

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

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

    March 9
  7. Baptist Union Council

    March 13 - March 14

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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