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Loughborough Church - The size of God's shovel

The size of God’s shovel

After being shipwrecked two men found themselves on a marooned uninhabited island – previously undiscovered. The first guy started to panic lamenting how he was going to die in lonely isolation; he was also getting increasingly agitated because the situation didn’t seem to bother his companion in the slightest. “What is it with you,” he…

Loughborough Church - The most wonderful time of the year

The most wonderful time of the year!

Can you believe it? Here we are again in the month of December facing the end of yet another year. They tell us (whoever ‘they’ are) that it is the most wonderful time of the year. So let me tell you a little bit about the month of December. It is of course the twelfth…

Loughborough Church - What will be will be

What will be, will be…

A many of you know Jen and I are expecting our first baby and we’ve decided that we’re going to let the sex of the baby be a surprise. We’ve been thinking about names and after much discussion we have decided on a few we really like and are really excited about meeting the little…

Loughborough Church - Is it all about timing

Is it all about Timing?

I want you to take a few moments to imagine an event in your life where timing was everything. It might be the time you remembered launching out on a word from God or you started a new routine for the sake of your health (you perhaps looked in the mirror and thought… ‘Man! It’s…

Loughborough Church - Royal charter thoughts

Royal Charter Thoughts

Heaven’s Royal Charter So, I had just spent a couple of hours with my friend and spiritual dad, David Shearman, as I often do. We had been sitting in his study at home having coffee. He asked me how we were getting on at New Springs in finding our own building facility. Before I spoke…

Loughborough Church - Amazing things are on the horizon

Amazing things are on the Horizon

For the past few years someone has bought me a desk pad with a quote on for each day, now I must admit that I don’t always remember to change it every day but I do catch up periodically. I save the ones that I like and make a little pile on the desk. There…

Loughborough Church - Rubber nosed Christians

Rubber Nosed Christians

Now I know you have already got a picture in your mind if you have a pictorial mind like mine. It’s a bit like one of those ink blot things that Psychologist spot in front of you and say what do you see? You know the thing where there is just this blob of ink…

Loughborough Church - Is it time to lift the lid?

Is it time to lift the lid?

John Maxwell is someone that has always inspired me. I enjoy reading his books and listening to his ministry material because I always find it inspirational. It challenges my thinking and asks me questions that help me move forward.  For those of you who have never heard of John Maxwell, he is an internationally known…

Loughborough Church - Prayer foundation

Prayer Foundation

We’re entering into another important season of prayer with our special prayer wee coming up. It is with this in mind that I want to talk to you about having a vibrant prayer life. The quality of any relationship depends on communication – this is something we are all aware of.  It is no different…

Loughborough Church - Look at the Mud

Look at the Mud

A while ago I was listening to a preacher talk about his pride and joy… no it wasn’t his wife or his family. You guessed it… it was his car! He had spent considerable time cleaning it and polishing it and basically making it gleam. It was a relaxed day, possibly a Saturday and the kids…