Dating and Faith

Can I trust you, Lord (by Sheila Jacobs)Can I trust you, Lord (by Sheila Jacobs)

Very few of us have not been through a break-up or some sort, whether a relationship or a friendship. We all know how painful it can be. The closer you are – or were – to someone, the worse it is. Regrets, broken dreams, sometimes betrayal… and the accompanying...


Perseverance brings reward

Perseverance brings reward

Today I want to share with you the fruits of perseverance of two people called Anne and Bert who met and married as a result of their friends1st membership. They wrote in to tell us their stories and it’s certainly food for thought. Anne who joined us in January...

 


Non-relationships (and how to deal with them!) by Sheila Jacobs

Non-relationships (and how to deal with them!) by Sheila Jacobs

Non-relationships and how to deal with them Non-relationships and how to deal with them – I suppose we have all been there. Really attracted to someone, and yet knowing something isn’t quite right, we shove aside the still, small voice that is saying, ‘He isn’t...

 


The power of giving

The power of giving

All religions, and of course our own faith Christianity, include teachings on the power of giving. Perhaps it’s because they all understand human nature which is that we all want things – and we can’t have things without giving. In order to receive something, you...

God’s perfect timingGod’s perfect timing

There is nothing more wonderful in my opinion than when our faith is boosted by seeing the things we believe in work out in practice. I’ve seen this recently a number of times and I wanted to share the encouragement I have received from it with you. So often we hear...

 

On a quest

On a quest

As single people, sometimes we can find ourselves on a ‘quest’. We want a partner. Actually, as Christians we want a husband, or a wife. And that can become our goal. People ask us to pray about their sick relative or evangelism or the Sunday school and we give it lip...