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© 2020 Lee Venning / Harvest City Church I was an early adopter of the internet and it has had a big role in my life as a teacher and as a Christian. Offering me stunning resources, but equally offering […]

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How Much Longer?

© 2020 Chip Kawalsingh / Harvest City Church Wait and hope for and expect the Lord; be brave and of good courage and let your heart be stout and enduring. Yes, wait for and hope for and expect the Lord. […]

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Attitude Determines Destiny

© 2020 Chip Kawalsingh / Harvest City Church Instead, let the Spirit renew your thoughts and attitudes. (Ephesians 4:23, NLT) Your attitude is very important. A great attitude is not only a healthy thing, but it will also get you […]

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What Makes You Happy?

© 2020 Chip Kawalsingh / Harvest City Church Don’t love money; be satisfied with what you have. For God has said, “I will never fail you. I will never abandon you.” (Hebrews 13:5, NLT) Be strong. Take courage. Don’t be […]

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Sport and My Faith

© 2020 Lee Venning / Harvest City Church Watching sport is just something I do. Rugby, football, cricket, athletics… the list goes on. It may surprise some people as it’s not something I talk about a lot, but I am […]

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Time For Change

© 2020 Chip Kawalsingh / Harvest City Church Make the most of every opportunity in these evil days. (Ephesians 5:16, NLT) Not so long ago most of us were choked for lack of time, but for many of us time […]

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Jesus, Me and Tomorrow

© 2020 Chip Kawalsingh / Harvest City Church Though the fig tree may not blossom, Nor fruit be on the vines; Though the labor of the olive may fail, And the fields yield no food; Though the flock may be […]

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The Last Days

What can we learn from God’s Word? © 2020 Kona Seisay / Harvest City Church To everything there is a season, A time for every purpose under heaven. (Ecclesiastes 3:1) One of my favourite things about the Bible is how […]

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The Believer and God’s Voice

Navigating God’s voice in a world filled with noise © 2020 Colin Cooper / Harvest City Church To answer this question when there are many voices saying many things, we have to use the law of first mention and go […]

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‘God Told Me…’: Is It Really God?

© 2020 Chip Kawalsingh / Harvest City Church Every believer’s greatest desire should be to know and obey God’s voice. God can confront and speak to you at any time in any place. But His chosen place is in the […]

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The Pursuit of Peace

Godly living in an upside-down world © 2020 Chip Kawalsingh / Harvest City Church Therefore let us pursue the things which make for peace and the things by which one may edify another. Do not destroy the work of God […]

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Junior Church at Home

© 2020 Sarah Woods / Harvest City Church It’s Sunday. Church is at 10.30am and you’re waiting for the reminder from YouTube to pop up on your phone to let you know that the service is about to begin. When […]

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Racism, Riots and Redemption

© 2020 Chip Kawalsingh / Harvest City Church ‘I can’t breathe!’ I can’t even begin to imagine the pain that the family of George Floyd is going through right now. It’s something that no human being should ever be put […]

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Science versus God: The Phoney War

© 2020 Nick Goffin / Harvest City Church The debate around the existence of God, science and evolution often gets bogged down in technical details which are difficult to understand. Dozens upon dozens of books have been written and many […]

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My Own Little Crisis

© 2020 Chip Kawalsingh / Harvest City Church ‘My soul is downcast within me. Yet this I call to mind and therefore I have hope: Because of the Lord’s great love we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail.’ […]

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Church in the Home and Home in the Church

© 2020 Kate Gooch / Harvest City Church … choose for yourselves this day whom you will serve… But as for me and my household, we will serve the Lord. (Joshua 24:15, NIV) At three critical points in Israel’s history, […]

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God’s Got You In His Hands

© 2020 Chip Kawalsingh / Harvest City Church Fear, worry and anxiety are on the increase, no doubt partly due to the devastating effects of Covid-19. It’s easy to let your thoughts run away from you and for the news […]

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Locked Down But Not Destroyed

© 2020 Chip Kawalsingh / Harvest City Church Last Thursday our Prime Minister extended the home quarantine lockdown for a further three weeks without any promise of an end in sight—at least not any time soon. Boris Johnson said these […]

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Abundance in a Pandemic

© 2020 Chip Kawalsingh / Harvest City Church Globally we are all going through a time of uncertainty, and Covid-19 has become our new common language. There has never been a time like this before in my life, and probably […]

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Rise: For Such A Time As This?

© 2020 Chip Kawalsingh / Harvest City Church Covid-19’s impact on our world has been both crippling and devastating for many. It is our new global enemy and everyone, everywhere, is battling this invisible giant. Covid-19 has affected world leaders, […]

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Coping With Covid – A medic’s view

© 2020 Paul Goffin / Harvest City Church We are living in unprecedented times at present, such that none of us in healthcare have ever experienced before. In my practice we have changed to telephone triage of all patients, rather […]

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Peace in Pandemic

© 2020 Chip Kawalsingh / Harvest City Church The world has been hit with the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. It’s everywhere on the news, pinging on our smartphones and in our social media streams. There’s no getting away from it! Governments […]

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The Ultimate Act of Love

© 2019 Chip Kawalsingh / Harvest City Church God walked amongst His creation. Jesus was born of a virgin, God incarnate, God amongst mortals. Nothing more amazing ever came into this world, so why did Jesus – the Promise, the […]

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Love One Another

© 2019 Chip Kawalsingh / Harvest City Church Showing the love of Jesus is critical to authentic Christianity. It’s His amazing love that brings us all into His Kingdom through salvation and it’s the church – His instrument of change […]

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The Problem With Gossip… Is That We All Do It!

‘Gossip’: casual or unconstrained conversation or reports about other people, typically involving details which are not confirmed as true. Synonyms: spread/circulate rumours/stories, tittle-tattle, talk, whisper, tell tales, muckrake. We know gossip is a sin but somehow we see it as […]

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