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.
February 3 - February 5
We are excited to be bringing Baptist Assembly to The International Centre, Telford in 2019. Baptist Assembly will have a very different look and feel, which will enable much more engagement with our wider Baptist family and many opportunities to celebrate together.Read more
…this is what I seek: that I may dwell in the house of the Lord all the days of my life, to gaze upon the beauty of the Lord and to seek him in his temple.” (Psalm 27:4)
Just one thing? Only one? If I am honest with you, I have many questions of the Lord.
And perhaps that isn’t surprising when we consider how uncertain are the days in which we live, and how complex are the issues that we face.Read more
Last year I reminded you of HEBA’s vision and values – ‘Growing Healthy Churches’ and committed to companionship, generosity, diversity, learning and innovation. Whilst we want to develop all the values, our focus this year is ‘diversity’.Read more
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.Read more
“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