News from the Christadelphian Magazine Office in Birmingham for September 2020

The last few months have presented many challenges and our prayers are with those around the world who are ill or lonely or suffering, the bereaved, those facing unemployment or hardship and many others affected by coronavirus. Considerable efforts to contain the outbreak continue, from governments and front line care workers to scientists searching for… Read More News from the Christadelphian Magazine Office in Birmingham for September 2020

Rate this:

Thought for today in CoViD times: He looked round about (Peter Banyard)

The single word translated ‘look round about’ is used sparingly, mainly in Mark’s Gospel record, and with but one exception refers to the Lord’s piercing scrutiny of people or situations. In the synagogue was a man with a withered hand, probably planted by the Pharisees as a trap. When questioned by Jesus on whether doing… Read More Thought for today in CoViD times: He looked round about (Peter Banyard)

Rate this:

CoViD-19 creating an extraordinary time of need

The pandemic has created an extraordinary time of need. It has a horrific effect on the health of some. It has created financial hardship for many as unemployment reaches levels last seen in the 1929-1939  Great Depression. Until now it was the longest and most severe depression ever experienced by the industrialized Western world, sparking… Read More CoViD-19 creating an extraordinary time of need

Rate this:

Priorities for our Christadelphian community and for the spreading of Good News

In Belgium we are a very very tiny community. Our mother-church in England has many baptised members and everywhere in Great-Britain you shall be able to find Christadelphian Halls. Not so in Belgium, the Netherlands nor in France. We are not so lucky or not so blessed. The difference with us and other Christian denominational… Read More Priorities for our Christadelphian community and for the spreading of Good News

Rate this:

Bij beperktheid van plaats toch nog verkondigend

De vorige weken, vanuit ieders huiselijk plekje, of vanuit ieders “kot” hebben wij met de ecclesia aandacht geschonken aan de prediking van het Goede Nieuws. De woensdag 27 mei sprak Marcus Ampe tijdens de Bijbelstudie over de noodzaak van onze prediking. Vorige zondag werd er tijdens de zondagsdienst verder op in gegaan en gekeken naar… Read More Bij beperktheid van plaats toch nog verkondigend

Rate this:

Today’s thought “Godly and dignified” (May 22)

Today’s thought “Godly and dignified” (May 22) We live in a world where those in authority are constantly being challenged. Where democracy is practised, elections become public confrontations. An earnest and committed Bible believer has feelings of dismay. What attitudes should they take? In the early days of our community, the pioneers were confronted in… Read More Today’s thought “Godly and dignified” (May 22)

Rate this:

Today’s thought “Inflicting vengeance on those who do not know God” (May 20)

Today’s thought “Inflicting vengeance on those who do not know God” (May 20) My thoughts today arose largely from the challenging words of Paul in the first two chapters of his second letter to the Thessalonians. Let us appreciate that when the lessons in God’s word are particularly challenging to us and we struggle to… Read More Today’s thought “Inflicting vengeance on those who do not know God” (May 20)

Rate this:

How should we worship God? #5 Congregational Worship

Congregational Worship Paul does not spend time in this letter explaining how worship should be arranged, but he does this in other letters. For example, in his letters to the believers at Corinth he deals with problems they were having in their communal worship. It is something to watch out for as you are reading… Read More How should we worship God? #5 Congregational Worship

Rate this:

UK Persian Preaching News: Farsi translations of hymns from the green Christadelphian hymn book

Much of our communal activity involves listening to someone reading, teaching, or praying. There is one activity in which everyone participates and to which everyone can contribute, namely, singing. So as the number of Farsi-speaking brothers and sisters increase, there is greater interest in using hymns in Farsi. Translating hymns is extremely difficult. Many of… Read More UK Persian Preaching News: Farsi translations of hymns from the green Christadelphian hymn book

Rate this:

Invest in Faith working together arm in arm

The Belgian Free Christadelphians helps people grow their faith through programs designed to meet the need at hand. To the poor, we show faith through humanitarian assistance provided with outstretched hands and Christian integrity. To those whose faith is waning, we rekindle it through shared service and an uplifted spirit. To the young, we provide… Read More Invest in Faith working together arm in arm

Rate this:

Today’s thought “It is shameful for a woman to …” (March 1)

Today’s thought “It is shameful for a woman to …” (March 1) We reflected at length on the verse that includes the above quotation in reading 1 Corinthians 14 today. So many churches, apart from the Catholic Church, now allow women to speak*, and in some cases take quite prominent roles. The words, “it is… Read More Today’s thought “It is shameful for a woman to …” (March 1)

Rate this: