The HEBA Gathering will be held twice this year!
Sunday 30th June & Sunday 7th July 2019
Both events will start with tea and cake at 17:00, moving into worship and news from 18:00.
“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’.Read more
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!Read more
When builders were carrying out renovations to Fernhill Heath Baptist Church they found a time capsule which had been placed to mark the laying of the Foundation Stone of the church on 3rd September 1903!Read more
I’m glad to have the opportunity to share with the churches some of the good things and also some of the disappointing things that have been happening in our Association over the past 12 months or so especially with regard to the Home Mission Fund (HMF).Read more
“If the axe is dull and its edge unsharpened, more strength is needed, but skill will bring success.”
As I write this month’s reflection, I am looking out on a thick blanket of virgin snow, and thankful to be sitting in front of a roaring log fire.Read more