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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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God, the Master Weaver: The Story of Joseph

It’s very easy for us to become comfortable with our lives. We can find a level of satisfaction in the things we have, our possessions, careers, education and even our family, and this can cause us to become complacent and […]

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The Marketplace and Church

One of the questions pastors get asked is “how should I conduct my business when it involves people from church as potential customers?” To answer this question it is helpful to look at the Gospels; they relate two instances when […]

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Nine Essentials for Starting the Year Right

Starting the year right means we are focused on ending right. We enter the year full of faith, believing God for great things that move us into a life of satisfaction without sorrow. “Forget the former things; do not dwell […]

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RISE

Chip Kawalsingh (Senior Pastor of Harvest City Church) He comforts us in all our troubles so that we can comfort others. When they are troubled, we will be able to give them the same comfort God has given us. For […]

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When Heroes Fall

Barrister Constance Briscoe has been jailed for 16 months for lying to police in ex-cabinet minister Chris Huhne’s speeding points case. The punishment sent out the message that “nobody is above the law”. Jailing her, judge Mr Justice Baker said […]

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Pastor Chip’s JC Teacher

This is my Junior Church teacher, Mrs Earleen Small. She taught me from infant till I was old enough for youth group. I can assure you I wasn’t the easiest of kids (as you can tell from the video!), however […]

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Who is Your Hero?

There are many people that we can look to for inspiration. People like the civil rights activists Martin Luther King and Rosa Parks, and Olympic sportsmen and women like Mo Farrah and Ellie Simmonds are heroes to many. One of […]

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