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Ray Ortland Word Alive Galatians session 4 #WAevent2017

Evidences of grace. Word Alive is filled with evidences of grace, which will spread out from her and to the nations of the world as we enjoy the privilege of being a global intersection and meeting place. We are legally, … Continue reading

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Ray Ortland at Word Alive – Galatians session 3 #WAevent2017

God is calling Galatian style churches back to himself. To a fresh sensitivity to the Lord, to a true ordering of the gospel as we read the word of God. As we come alive to God as our Father, not … Continue reading

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Ray Ortland at Word Alive. Galatians session 2 #WAevent2017

Jesus is always inviting us to himself. To come to him AND to come back to him. Galatians 3 is Paul’s outline on how to read the whole bible, to see hope for bad people on every page. Gracious promise … Continue reading

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Ray Ortland at Word Alive 2017. Galatians session 1 #WAevent2017

Francis Schaeffer wrote: “The central problem of our age is not liberalism or modernism, nor the old Roman Catholicism or the new Roman Catholicism, nor the threat of communism, nor even the threat of rationalism and the monolithic consensus which … Continue reading

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Reaching the Unreached – session 3

Simon Smallwood spoke last at this year’s RTU conference, on the subject of the third section of the RTU vision statement: To see a movement of Christ centred churches, reaching socially deprived people in a grass roots way. My notes … Continue reading

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Reaching the Unreached – session 2

Graham Miller from London City Mission led the second at Reaching the Unreached. He addressed the questions, “who are the unreached?” and “how can they be reached?” Focusing on his knowledge of the population of London, Graham explained that 15% … Continue reading

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Reaching the Unreached 2016 – session 1

It was brilliant to be reunited at the Reaching the Unreached conference on Saturday with faithful ministers who share the same passion for Christ-centred ministry in areas of high social deprivation. Two of us from Holy Trinity West Bromwich took … Continue reading

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Reaching the Unreached conference report

Reaching the Unreached – Going Viral.  How the gospel goes viral.  Lessons on ministry in tough places Christian mission and ministry in the UK today is tough. The prevailing secular culture ensures that it is so. The spirit of the … Continue reading

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10 reasons to attend Bible by the Beach 2014

We’ve just come back from a really sunny Eastbourne after a fantastic weekend at Bible by the Beach.  Our whole family is refreshed and built-up in the Lord from the bible teaching, seminars and kids work.  Big thanks to all … Continue reading

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Fellowship of Word and Spirit – bible reading 2

Chris Green’s second bible talk at Fellowship of Word and Spirit concerns the balance between ambitious prayer and the work of God. SMART goals – big churches – ministry goals and strategic thinking These things can be useful but they … Continue reading

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