Great advice on praying…

“So the truth is reaffirmed: God has given us prayer because Jesus has given us a mission. We are on this earth to press back the forces of darkness, and we are given access to headquarters by prayer to advance this cause. When we try to turn it into a civilian intercom to increase our conveniences, it stops working, and… Read more →

A brief history of Norwich Central Baptist Church

The Baptist fellowship that we now call NCBC was originally named ‘St. Mary’s Baptist Church’.  It was founded in the 17th Century, during a period of religious conflict.  Many Norwich Christians fled to Rotterdam in Holland when they realised that their freedom was being threatened by the Established Church.  Those that spent time in Holland returned in 1642 with a… Read more →

How I Write A Sermon

How I Write A Sermon “Where there is no prophetic vision the people cast off restraint, but blessed is he who keeps the law.” (Proverbs 29:18 ESV)   As far as I am concerned, my primary calling as a minister is to faithfully attempt to bring God’s message to His people at the Sunday services and other gatherings.  This involves:… Read more →

Moral Bankruptcy – Bible study for Sunday 21st October 2012

Moral Bankruptcy – Bible study for Sunday 21st October 2012 1. David’s adulterous affair with Bathsheba and the murder of her husband had long lasting effects.  It could be argued that David was left ‘morally bankrupt’ as a result of his actions – he appeared to struggle to give authoritative moral guidance after the affair. This Bible study is designed… Read more →

Confession – Bible study for Sunday 14th October 2012

Confession – Bible study for Sunday 14th October 2012 1. This is a very difficult, but crucial, question for each person in the group to consider: how much importance do you place on being able to understand the world around you? What are your thoughts/reflections on this story? While Augustine of Hippo (354-430AD) was writing his masterpiece, ‘De Trinitate’ (‘On… Read more →

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