I AM JOSEPH – I am fulfilled (Day 4)

I AM JOSEPH – I am fulfilled (Day 4)

Genesis 41; Genesis 45. Ambition. What motivates you? What is the core ambition of your heart? What would lead you to happiness? What would enable you to say “I am fulfilled”? We aspire and strive and struggle for success, esteem, fulfillment – and the moment it comes, we sense its hollowness. What is true fulfillment, […]

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I AM JOSEPH – Wednesday Worship

I AM JOSEPH – Wednesday Worship

Last night, we had a time of sung worship after the evening celebration, open to Livewireians and anyone else. We came at it with an expectant heart; thankful that God has been doing such exciting work in our hearts at Livewire and being excited to see what He would do during the evening. In prayerfully […]

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Stewards, simpletons and sex! Wednesday evening at New Horizon.

Stewards, simpletons and sex! Wednesday evening at New Horizon.

We start with the stewards. An army of yellow-bibbed people who direct traffic, find seats, collect money, stand out in the wind and rain and generally serve the event. Last night we heard about one of the (female) stewards who was mistreated by a car load of 60-somethings using language that won’t be repeated on […]

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Hell and the God of love

Hell and the God of love

A question put to me after the New Horizons seminar on ‘Hell and a God of Love’ has alerted me to a possible misunderstanding of what I said. I apologise for unclarity on my part and take full responsibility for it.  It was put to me that it sounded as though I were taking the […]

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I AM JOSEPH – I am tempted (Day 3)

I AM JOSEPH – I am tempted (Day 3)

Genesis 39. I AM JOSEPH – I am tempted.  The issue of temptation is at the centre of Genesis 39, and at the centre of what makes us human. We looked specifically today at sexual temptation, but what Andrew taught us applies to all temptation. 1. Intensity Joseph is now finding that things are looking […]

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Fun, sorrow and the way of wisdom: Tuesday evening at New Horizon

Fun, sorrow and the way of wisdom: Tuesday evening at New Horizon

What does New Horizon mean to Stephen Cave? Turns out that some related business took him to a local hotel yesterday afternoon. While he was there, who should walk in but the newly crowned British Open champion, Darren Clarke. Complete with the Claret Jug! Cue a photo of the face of New Horizon with the […]

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What does New Horizon mean to you?

What does New Horizon mean to you?

Stories matter and we tell them in so many different ways. From birth through school and marriage and children of our own we capture stories in photographs and tell them in albums. Through songs on sporting terraces, tales of the concert we had tickets for, news from the hospital, we tell the stories of our […]

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I AM JOSEPH – I am hurting (Day 2)

I AM JOSEPH – I am hurting (Day 2)

This morning, we looked at the story of Joseph’s betrayal by his brothers, leaving him alone, in a pit, without hope – and his response to this. Andrew Croycroft opened his talk by speaking of 3 different situations he had been involved in, where people face hurt…boyfriends cheating on girlfriends, disappointment, death, broken relationships, stress…and […]

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How Ian Hannah proposed to his wife: Monday evening at New Horizon

How Ian Hannah proposed to his wife: Monday evening at New Horizon

Tonight was the third of Greg Haslam’s three talks on the life and times of Elijah. But before we get there, there is, as always, the safety announcement, the special feature slot, and time to worship through singing, led by Ian Hannah. It turned out too that it was Ian’s turn to share a New […]

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