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All articles by Paul Watts

Paul Watts is Pastor and Elder at Lower Ford Street Church in Coventry.

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February 2016
Obituaries

Peter Rowell (1933-2015)

Peter Rowell was born into a godly family in Huntingdon. Both his father and grandfather were pastors. In 1952 he went to Nottingham University to study physics. It was, for him, a time of deepening spiritual conviction, and he was baptised by his father, in Rochdale, the following year. Physics lecturer He graduated from…

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January 2015
News

New building at Coventry

Saturday 11 October saw a service of thanksgiving for the opening of the new building of Lower Ford Street Baptist Church (LFSBC), in Coventry. The official opening had already taken place on 14 September, when the Lord Mayor of Coventry, the local MP, and those involved in the construction attended. The previous building, strategically…

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God’s special day

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September 2010
Articles > Biblical/theological

God’s special day

God's special day Some people live for today; the Bible talks about those who say, 'Let's eat, drink and be merry, for tomorrow we die'. Others live for yesterday; they look back to when things seemed better. And others live for tomorrow; they hope something better is going to turn up. But Jesus shows us…

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Education – Christians under pressure

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February 2003
Articles > Cultural and Ethical

Education – Christians under pressure

No state school in the UK today - primary or secondary - can be relied upon to promote Christian beliefs or values. Most of these schools will reflect what is called 'pluralism' - the view that we are living in a multifaith society and that our children's education must reflect this fact.That we are…

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Take-over bid

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November 2000
Articles > Ecclesiological & Pastoral

Take-over bid

It has always been a danger. The Old Testament prophets were aware of it. The New Testament apostles consciously resisted it. The pulpit stands for the authoritative Word of God, its public reading and preaching. The pew, through long usage, has become a symbol for the hearing and reception of that word. And the…

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