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Stan Evers retired from his church at Potton, after leading his congregation for exactly 25 years.

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God’s amazing love

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May 2017
Articles > Ecclesiological & Pastoral

God’s amazing love

Imagine John, the last of the apostles, now an old man in his 80s, and close to death. He has not lost the wonder of God’s undeserved love; it still fills him with amazement. He says: ‘Behold what manner of love the Father has bestowed on us…’ (1 John 3:1). It is years since…

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July 2016
Articles > Ecclesiological & Pastoral

The worst day of my life

The best day of my life (apart from becoming a Christian) was 22 July 1978, when I married Maureen Margaret Ann Taylor at Cosheston in Pembrokeshire. The worst day of my life was 25 November 2014 when Maureen, my wife for 36 years, died peacefully at home. Earlier that day, a district nurse had…

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Ken Howard (1928-2012)

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July 2012
Obituaries

Ken Howard (1928-2012)

Ken Howard (1928-2012) Ken Howard pastored a congregation in Farnborough, Hampshire, for 17 years and then became pastor at Stretham, near Ely in Cambridgeshire, from 1983 until his retirement in 1999. He served both churches while working firstly as an accountant and then as a personnel manager. He was born on 21 December 1928…

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Charity CD

News

June 2012
News

Charity CD

Charity CD Philippa Woodcraft, a member of Potton Baptist Church, Bedfordshire, who was born blind, has produced a CD of hymns called, ‘I shall see him face to face’. It is a mixture of 12 old and new hymns, including ‘No one ever cared for me like Jesus’, ‘One day when heaven’, ‘Such love’…

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Kill your son !

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October 2011
Articles > Biblical/theological

Kill your son !

Kill your son ! Abraham had a problem: God’s command contradicted his promise. What was God’s command? ‘Take now your son, your only son, Isaac, whom you love … and offer him … as a burnt offering’. What was God’s promise? ‘It is through your son that I will bless the world. It is…

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Entrusted with the gospel ‘ fan the flame!

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May 2011
Reviews

Entrusted with the gospel ‘ fan the flame!

Entrusted with the gospel — fan the flame! Ed. D. A. Carson IVP, 160 pages, £8.99, ISBN: 978-1-8447-4489-3 This contains six expositions of 2 Timothy delivered at the national conference of the Gospel Coalition in Chicago, in April 2009. The preachers were John Piper, Philip Ryken, Mark Driscoll, Edward Copeland, Bryan Chappell and Ligon…

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The best is yet to come

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January 2011
Articles > Biblical/theological

The best is yet to come

The best is yet to come'Now Joshua was old, advanced in years. And the Lord said to him: You are old, advanced in years, and there remains very much land yet to be possessed' (Joshua 13:1).'Youth is a blunder; manhood a struggle; old age a regret', wrote Disraeli, 19th century British Prime Minister. Sir…

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