Archive for November, 2016

Turning Up in surprising places?

by Colin Dexter
Dr. Jim Denison | November 28, 2016
I have been to Cuba eight times over the last sixteen years, so the passing of Fidel Castro was especially significant for me. When I first visited Cuba, I was shocked by what I encountered. Knowing the persecution Christians have faced since Castro took power in 1959, I expected the church to be struggling and discouraged.

I found the exact opposite to be true.

More than a million Cubans have come to Christ in recent years. In the face of continuing government opposition, Cuban Christians serve Jesus with a joy I cannot describe in words. I’ve preached on six continents and can testify that the church in Cuba is more like the New Testament church than any I have encountered anywhere.

We should not be surprised that Jesus would show up in surprising places. That’s been his strategy for twenty centuries.

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Christmas Through The KeyHole at Moriah 26th November

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Risca Christmas Market Saturday 26th November 12pm to 5.30pm

by Colin Dexter

Risca Christmas Market and Light Parade comes to town from 12pm – 5.30pm.  Held in Tredegar Park, Risca, with stalls and entertainment for the whole family to enjoy.

A fun light parade at 4.45pm is the finale to the event, along with the Christmas light switch on and carols around the Christmas tree.

This is a free event.

For more information call 02920 880 011.

This event is organised by Caerphilly County Borough Council in partnership with Risca West and East Community Event Group.

by Colin Dexter