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All articles by Simoney Girard

Writer, Editor, Blogger, Public Speaker, Presenter
Financial Adviser, Financial Times Business University of Leeds
London, United Kingdom

We’re on the winning side!

Article

February 2013
Articles > Comment

We’re on the winning side!

We’re on the winning side! In Genesis 12, Abram was told that a great nation would descend from him and that the world would be blessed through him. Those promises have been fulfilled in the Lord Jesus Christ.     All believers are grafted into the spiritual Israel (Romans 11:16-18). We’re part of God’s family…

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Let’s get this party started!

Article

December 2012
Evangelistic

Let’s get this party started!

Let’s get this party started! ‘It’s the season to be jolly’, but have we forgotten the reason to celebrate? This year is the last time the Girard Annual Christmas Open House will be held at my flat. It’s been a seven-year tradition: inviting everyone from church, work, school and university to see how many…

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News

November 2012
News

Who will help them?

Who will help them? With many elderly folk being unable to fund a decent level of care, what duty, if any, does the church have to its retired members? October was the conference season, but behind the politicising there was one crucial question on which all three main political parties agreed — the need…

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The shop around the corner

News

September 2012
News

The shop around the corner

The shop around the corner The days of the old fashioned Christian bookstore seem numbered if current trends continue, but there are things that churches and individuals can do to maintain a high street presence. The ‘survival of the fittest’ is usually a topic found inside bookstores, not used of them, but Christian literature…

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Thornton Heath

News

September 2012
News

Thornton Heath

Thornton Heath On Saturday 14 July, Thornton Heath Evangelical Church (THEC) joined with many friends for the induction of Gordon and Sandra Bull and to thank God for his provision of a pastor.    Peter Dunn, church elder, opened the service, which was held at Selhurst Evangelical Church as Thornton Heath’s halls were still under…

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Don’t bank on it !

News

August 2012
News

Don’t bank on it !

Don’t bank on it ! The banks can’t keep out of the news. Not only are they ‘too big to fail’ but they are almost ‘too big to find guilty’, despite a new banking scandal breaking nearly every year since 2007. The latest scandal — the fixing of the rate at which banks lend…

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Peter’s life lessons

News

February 2012
News > Youth Features

Peter’s life lessons

A famous line of football commentary says, ‘It’s a game of two halves’, referring to a reversal of fortune for one team. Matthew 16 reads like a game of two halves for Peter.  In the first half (vv. 13-20) he made a Spirit-inspired statement that received high commendation from the Saviour, but in the…

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