Community as Cost

Community as Cost

Through poetry, parable, video, interview and lyric Chris Hunter led a powerful, creative, quiet and reflective late night seminar yesterday considering the nature of Christian community with the aim that it might illicit a new experience of worship. For Chris, it may be said, one does not enter the Christian community unscathed – one encounters […]

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Life to the Full

Life to the Full

We’ve just gone past the halfway point in this year’s New Horizon evening celebrations. After Malcolm Duncan’s three talks based on the opening of John’s gospel, Simon Guillebaud gave the first of four messages from John 10 (in the mornings, Calisto Odede is working on John 13-17). His theme was Life to the Full. Simon […]

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Does Ulster see Jesus in the Church?

Does Ulster see Jesus in the Church?

A prophetic voice packing a powerful punch. That’s how last night felt at New Horizon. Someone tweeted: “Heard a guy speak tonight, @malcomjduncan. He said things that may not have wanted to be heard but everyone was better for hearing.” Malcolm Duncan’s theme was Jesus our Hope. Not only is Jesus the hope that we […]

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Punching holes in the darkness

The story goes that a young Robert Louis Stevenson was intrigued as he watched the lamp lighter at work in the street: punching holes in the darkness. Last night’s session at New Horizon 2012 ended with thousands of people holding their mobile phones in the air as a reminder that Jesus, the Light of the […]

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Ghandi goes to New Horizon

Ghandi goes to New Horizon

If you’re up at New Horizon this week – or planning on being up – you may want to read this blog.

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Opening night: perfumed handshakes and the return of an exile.

Opening night: perfumed handshakes and the return of an exile.

A little later this year – “in order to get the first dry Saturday of the summer”, as Barry Forde suggested – New Horizon 2012 is underway.  Still recognisable, but with a few changes here and there. The stage set up is a little different, complete with new side screens, there is a new chairman […]

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Introducing… Philip Orr and ‘Your Time – Our Place’

Introducing… Philip Orr and ‘Your Time – Our Place’

This week we have been drawing your attention to several of the seminars that will be taking place over the course of New Horizon next week. We hope this will peak your interest to just some of what will be going down at NH2012, as well as acting as a guide to where some old and […]

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Introducing… Gemma Wilson on Human Trafficking in NI

Introducing… Gemma Wilson on Human Trafficking in NI

This week we have been drawing your attention to several of the seminars that will be taking place over the course of New Horizon next week. We hope this will peak your interest to just some of what will be going down at NH2012, as well as acting as a guide to where some old and […]

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Introducing… Colin Neill with “And They All Lived Happily Ever After…”

Introducing… Colin Neill with “And They All Lived Happily Ever After…”

This week we will be drawing your attention to several of the seminars that will be taking place over the course of New Horizon next week. We hope this will peak your interest to just some of what will be going down at NH2012, as well as acting as a guide to where some old and […]

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