One Thing: just speak out! – Siân Rees

What’s one thing I wish I knew when I started preaching the gospel?  …that if I would just speak out, God will do the rest! It might seem obvious, but I’ve learnt over the years that people are far more likely to respond to Jesus when we give them the chance to do so, than […]

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Evangelism: the call to faithful stewardship

John Maxwell is commonly quoted as saying that ‘leadership is influence, nothing more, nothing less’. This begs the question, what kind of influence are we exerting? As Christians, we look to Jesus and seek to follow his example. He is the one who said, ‘I have not come to be served, but to serve’ (Matthew […]

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One Thing: It’s not about me – Sarah Yardley

What’s one thing I wish I knew when I started preaching the gospel?  I wish I knew how little it was about me and how much it is about Jesus. Or, I wish I knew that comparison would always steal my joy. For years, my biggest obstacle to calling myself an ‘evangelist’ was that I […]

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One Thing: Preach the Bible – Steve Uppal

For 31 years I have had the honour of preaching the good news of Jesus Christ. If I could go back to my teenage self and give one piece of advice it would be to preach the Bible. I would tell myself that the real power of preaching is in God’s word being boldly proclaimed, […]

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One Thing: It is for an audience of one – Dan Randall

I remember standing up at the age of 16, incredibly nervous, excited and wanting to do my best for Jesus. I delivered the message then quickly sat down. That youth service in some ways had all the feelings I still carry. Where were the nerves seated? I discovered that it was in reverence and awe […]

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The Simple Gospel – Chapter 1

Have we made the gospel too comfortable? In his new book, Ben Jack explores the simplicity at the heart of the gospel and challenges us to understand it deeply and share it widely. You can read the first chapter here.

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