Archive for August, 2013

The girl in the picture by Denise Chong

by Colin Dexter

Kim Phuc

But it was as a second year medical student in Saigon that she discovered a New Testament in the university library, committed her life to following Jesus Christ, and realised that God had a plan for her life.

Forgiveness made me free from hatred. I still have many scars on my body and severe pain most days but my heart is cleansed. Napalm is very powerful, but faith, forgiveness, and love are much more powerful. We would not have war at all if everyone could learn how to live with true love, hope, and forgiveness. If that little girl in the picture can do it, ask yourself: Can you?’ (Kim Phuc, 2008)

I know that my redeemer lives, and that in the end he will stand on the earth.

And after my skin has been destroyed, yet in my flesh I will see God;

I myself will see him with my own eyes—I, and not another.

How my heart yearns within me! (Job 19:25-27)


by Colin Dexter

Metropolitan Mission

by Colin Dexter

Update on the mission this Sunday, Sept 1st

Football is one of the best things anyone could ever do… but true life — what it means to live — is all wrapped up in the way you follow Christ.” – CHRIS NORMAN

by Colin Dexter

Who Created God??

by Colin Dexter

Christians believe that in the beginning God Created “matter”. (See Genesis chapter 1)

Those who reject the notion of God believe that they were created by “matter” and sometimes throw this question at Christians – Who created God? (there is an assumption in that question)

An equally valid question along the same lines would therefore be -who created “matter”?

Call to Action

by Colin Dexter

Call to action

Opportunities or Distractions or both?

by Colin Dexter

What is our hope in?

by Colin Dexter

Behold, the eye of the LORD is on those who fear Him,
On those who hope in His mercy (psalm 33)

If God is for us, who can be against us?  He who did not spare His own Son, but  x delivered Him up for us all, how shall He not with Him also freely give us all things? (Romans 8)

What do we do when our “hopes” are not realised?

by Colin Dexter

TLC cafe thanks

Baptisms 17th August at Bethany Baptist Risca

by Colin Dexter