Posts by Clive Bowsher

Baptism of Danny Earl

On Sunday 3rd July, Danny Earl (aged 15) was baptised during our main, morning meeting. Danny grew up in a Christian home (he’s the son of our Pastor!), and decided to get baptised after participating in our recent Gospel & Baptism course for young people. If you want to be encouraged, do listen in to […]

Sons and Daughters?

Many Christians probably think of themselves as children of God. But if someone asks you to explain the good news of God’s amazing salvation in Christ, how often would your mind turn to adoption as a way of explaining the gospel? It’s a wonderful, Biblical picture of what God does. Let’s break it down, and as we […]

No dismay

In Christ, we see the ‘now’ but ‘not-all-yet’ of salvation without dismay. Because we NOW have in part, we will THEN have in full. The now/not-all-yet tension familiar from Romans is also seen in 1 John, the subject of our most recent sermon series. John’s writing, rather than being self-contradicting, reflects this tension. Born of […]

Yours Faithfully

Earlier this week MNC was leading a service at our local old people’s home, Marston Court.  For several years MNC has held a monthly service and coffee morning there and so we have been able to get to know many of the residents and visitors to its day centre.  It is an excellent home with good care, […]