Faithful in gospel mission: MTC 1 2017

It has been great to have two weeks together, particularly preparing the new group of apprentices as they go out into challenging mission placements all over Kenya (and beyond). Second Timothy was one of our main texts for the fortnight and our expositors drew out very clearly for us that what the Lord is seeking is not creativity but faithfulness. We don’t need to invent a clever new strategy to…

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5 reasons why we love small group Bible studies

The power of community – Most cultures value meeting together and discussing serious matters as a group. It seems that the early church met in homes throughout the week, eating, praying, praising, talking about Jesus together (Acts 2:42-47; 12:12; 20:8; 1 Corinthians 16:19). These house gatherings are a great context for letting ‘the word of God dwell in you [plural] richly, teaching and admonishing one another’ (Colossians 3:16). The power of…

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