Month: February 2016

Helping Churches Plant Churches

Day 4 – 29 Days of Prayer and Giving – Chatteris, Cambridgeshire

Church planting is not as glamorous as it looks. Ask the friends at Chatteris. They can tell you. Many times they have known the reality of being exhausted by the fight and exasperated by the fault-finders. They have oft embodied what it means to be faint, yet pursuing. But, to the praise of God, though they have often been faint they have never been faint-hearted. Continue reading

Day 3 – 29 Days of Prayer and Giving – Charlwood, Surrey

My questioner came straight to the point. Everything that can be done has already been done. People have prayed. People have evangelised. Meetings have been organised. Nothing has happened. Isn’t it prideful of you to think you will succeed where others have failed? I resisted the temptation to respond with the obvious rejoinder – Isn’t it prideful of you to think that no one else can succeed because you have failed? – and gave what I trust was a more helpful (and humble) reply. Continue reading

Day 1 – 29 Days of Prayer and Giving – Angel, Islington

Today we begin 29 Days of Prayer and Giving for Grace Baptist Partnership. Each day we will focus our attention on a particular church planting, church replanting or church revitalisation project in which we have an interest. We trust you will remember these situations in prayer and that you will take advantage of the opportunity to support the spread of the gospel by means of a donation to Grace Baptist Partnership this month. It will also help us if you will share these requests with your friends by forwarding these emails to them. Continue reading