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Pastors Ponderings

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Phil, a member of CBBC, shared this word with the oversight team which he received from the Lord. We would love to share this with you and take some time to pray about this Sunday.   A Time of Renewal and Restoration.   “I am the Lord in the Highest.  A call to My people, to […]

Pastors Ponderings

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  On Sunday during communion, Jill reminded us that Jesus “became like us so we could become like him.”    Such an insightful statement, it demands that we take time to reflect on it.  However, it is more than a teaching to us.  “Jesus became like us so we could become like him” is a […]

Pastors Ponderings

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  I don’t know if you have experienced crippling debt? I am not talking about things being tight where you are just getting by each month – I am talking about serious debt where you are getting phone calls daily demanding money, where you are afraid to answer the door or open the mail because […]

Pastors Ponderings

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  After the death of a one of our longest standing members, we as a people are naturally hurting.  This week’s think spot (from aMrs Jesus follower*) gives a timely and unique encouragement to see God’s promises in every area of our lives.       13th  September:   It seemed strange that so soon after […]

Pastors Ponderings

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Vision is something the bible talks about frequently.  In the Old testament Solomon encouraged God’s people to set their ‘heart and soul to seek the Lord your God’.  Proverbs tells us that for the lack of vision people perish. We are told to ‘Seek first the Kingdom of God’. These are all quite broad statements; […]

Pastors Ponderings

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Acts in a Nutshell. We’ve reached the end of our study the book of Acts. It’s taken a while and so I thought you might appreciate a recap on the main points from Acts. (I took this from the ESV commentary.) Acts begins in Jerusalem, preaching to the Jews and focuses on the ministry of […]

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  What freedom means to me by Phil S.  I’ve been thinking about what freedom in Christ means to me personally.  To me, it’s yielding to Jesus and emptying myself to him, putting on Christ, and dying to myself and all the world things.  It seems to me, the more I empty out, the more […]

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  The question of who is ‘in’ and who is ‘out’ of any group is usually decided by a few people in power.  It can be decided by a committee, a dictator or it can simply be because someone is born into it.  I am an Australian for two reasons, first I decided I wanted […]

Pastors Ponderings

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During the year we host a Sunday service called ‘perspectives’ where people from CBBC share their understanding on a topic—this year it has been ‘what’s your perspective on church?’  It’s become a valued part of our year. Here’s Holly’s thoughts,   What is our role as the church, the body of Christ? Ephesians 4:11–13 says  […]

Pastors Ponderings

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Last Sunday we had 3 excellent speakers who shared their perspectives on Church.  Joan shared and her thoughts summarised the conclusions we’ve been coming to for the last couple of years as we’ve been studying Acts. She said;  “These past few days the word Oneness has been there every time I think about the meaning […]