Friendship with God

A brilliant quote from Eugene Peterson about friendship with God: “God’s friendship didn’t install Abraham on an oasis where he slept on a hammock strung between date palms, refreshing himself with a swim in the pool between naps. God’s friendship meant leaving home, long journeys, dangerous ventures, doubt-filled actions, difficult obedience. Karl Bath, perhaps our […]

10 & 1/2 reasons: A mission worth our all

“Wherever you are, be all there! Live to the hilt every situation you believe to be the will of God.” (Jim Elliot)   “It is not great men who change the world, but weak men in the hands of a great God.” Brother Yun (The Heavenly Man) Great Yarmouth needs people who will live lives […]

1 in 300: What does Life Church teach about giving

I’m often asked, What do you teach about giving? and Do you believe in tithing? Here are my answers: We don’t talk much about tithing at Life Church. To be clear, tithing is a biblical idea, and even Jesus honoured the Pharisees for their commitment to tithing their mint, dill and cumin. However Jesus also said ‘Woe to you’ – in modern […]