Love & Compassion in Action – Everyday Church visit, Spring 2019

This post feels like it’s been a long time in coming. I first went to India in November 2016 and knew within minutes of arriving that I needed to come back again. Fast forward two-and-a-half years and the dusty warmth of the Hyderabad air hit the nostrils once more. This time I was also joined by Michael Percy (part of the Everyday Church Comms team). … Continue reading Love & Compassion in Action – Everyday Church visit, Spring 2019

Compassion UK Sponsor Trip Report

As a church, we’ve partnered with Compassion UK for the past 2 years. Today, 106 children are sponsored by Everyday Church people. This is amazing, but what you might not know is that these 106 children are split across 4 countries, with an even split of boys & girls. Through your generosity as a church, young lives and being changed for the better. Because you … Continue reading Compassion UK Sponsor Trip Report

Behind the Scenes at Everyday Church – good governance

So far this year, we’ve been making some really great changes behind the scenes at Everyday Church. We’ve been working on our governance and our operations support. You may not be aware of the changes , which is why I’m writing this blog to inform you, but if you’re part of Everyday Church then you are already feeling the benefit of them, even if you … Continue reading Behind the Scenes at Everyday Church – good governance

What does God say about Transgender?

Sex and Sexuality #15: What does God say about Transgender Last Sunday at Everyday Church, Andrew Bunt completed our four-week Sex and Sexuality sermon series with a really helpful look at what God says in the Bible about Transgender. With legislation struggling to catch up with rapid changes in public attitudes, Andrew gives us a timeless framework to navigate the issues raised, explaining why the message of … Continue reading What does God say about Transgender?

Jesus on Divorce and Remarriage

Sex and Sexuality #14: Jesus on Divorce and Remarriage Throughout the first three weeks of our Sex and Sexuality sermon series at Everyday Church, we have touched on what Jesus teaches about divorce and remarriage. I drew people’s attention to the teaching of Jesus in Matthew 19 in the first message in the series, then Andrew Bunt did the same in the third message in the series. … Continue reading Jesus on Divorce and Remarriage

What Jesus Means for Single People

Sex and Sexuality #13: What Jesus Means for Single People Every day this week, we are exploring in greater depth some of the massive claims that Andrew Bunt made in his message at Everyday Church last Sunday. In the third message of our Sex and Sexuality series, Andrew spoke about what following Jesus means for same-sex attraction, what it means for singleness and what it means for divorce and … Continue reading What Jesus Means for Single People

Stories from Same-Sex-Attracted Christians

Sex and Sexuality #12: Stories from Same-Sex-Attracted Christians In this week’s blog, we are seeking to unpack Andrew Bunt’s brilliant message last Sunday at Everyday Church in our Sex and Sexuality series. Andrew shared very honestly about his own experience of same-sex attraction and what it means for him as a follower of Jesus. We affirmed his insights yesterday by asking whether the Church has inadvertently preached … Continue reading Stories from Same-Sex-Attracted Christians

The Dangers of the Heterosexual Gospel

Sex and Sexuality #11: The Dangers of the Heterosexual Gospel One of the biggest questions I was asked after Andrew Bunt preached his brilliant message at Everyday Church last Sunday was “My friend is gay – will following Jesus make them straight?” To answer that question, I’m reposting a really brilliant response from Jackie Hill Perry on the Desiring God blog, based in the USA. If this … Continue reading The Dangers of the Heterosexual Gospel

Same-Sex Attraction and following Jesus

Sex and Sexuality #10: Same-Sex Attraction and following Jesus If there’s any subject that is likely to make a Christian look at their feet and attempt to change the subject, it’s the question of same-sex attraction. That’s why it was so refreshing to have Andrew Bunt speak at Everyday Church last weekend on the question of “Is the Gospel really good news?” Andrew shared about his own … Continue reading Same-Sex Attraction and following Jesus

Christians Against Poverty (CAP) Course at Everyday Church

Christians Against Poverty (CAP) is a charity that has been running for over 20 years. CAP are passionate to see people released from poverty and debt in the UK and across the world. They partner with local churches to run money advice services, debt assistance and much more. Helen Dennis-Smith from Everyday Wimbledon went on a CAP Money Course for herself, and this is what … Continue reading Christians Against Poverty (CAP) Course at Everyday Church