FROM SETBACK TO COMEBACK – Rev Maurice Fearns

  Ps.30:11 You have turned my mourning into joyful dancing NLT. The Message puts it, ‘You ripped off my black mourning armband and decked me with flowers’. What a startling transformation of a personal situation! Rare is the person who has not suffered some kind of...

MEETING WITH JESUS – Rev Maurice Fearns

Matthew tells us (28:10) TM the women were scared out of their wits when they met the risen Jesus and heard him say, “Go tell my brothers that they are to go to Galilee, and that I’ll meet them there”. From the other gospel writers we read he was true to his word...

TRANSACTION OR DEMONSTRATION – Rev Maurice Fearns

When you look at the cross what do you see?  The Bible presents various views of God, suffering, sacrifice and the crucifixion. Theology is ‘faith seeking understanding’ and theologians have wrestled with these mysteries seeking answers suitable for their time. The...

ACCURACY AND TRUTH – Rev Maurice Fearns

According to the dictionary these words have different meanings. You may have two reports of an accident, both are true ‘reporting on an accident’, but to discover the truth we have to ask not only How, (the details, or facts can be distorted) but Why did it happen...

I AM NOT GOOD ENOUGH – Rev Maurice Fearns

  That was written on a scrap of paper pinned to the jacket of a man fished out of the river in New York. I wonder how many make their way through life with that mistaken conclusion pinned to their consciences. It can be a crippling conclusion to draw of oneself...

LIFE IS A JOURNEY – Rev Maurice Fearns

Who does not like to go on a journey? Literature, fiction, travel and biography include stories of journeys. Pilgrim’s Progress is John Bunyan’s classic story of the Christian disciple’s spiritual journey. For Jeremiah his life’s began in the mind of God (Jer.1:5)...