Pastors’ Update

Jesus is alive! This was the incredible fact that the first disciples came to realise was true after they thought that all had been lost. They had seen Jesus captured, tortured, crucified and laid in a tomb. All they had hoped for and believed in had been shattered. ...

'Who do you think you are?' One of our Revival Church Core Values is that ‘Everyone has equal significance and worth in God’s sight and we seek to honour and love those created in His image.’ But I would propose that one of the greatest enemies of...

Last Sunday our message at Revival Church was about praying for our nation in the light of Brexit. The question raised was what do we know about the EU and how aware were we of the Christian story of this nation? You’ll have to listen to...

The beginning of 2019 has certainly been eventful in the political life of this nation. There have been twists and turns that have left the commentators perplexed let alone the rest of us. There have been unprecedented events in Westminster that have surprised even the most...

A Happy Brexmas! I hope you’ll forgive the reference to a certain dominant national issue in the heading of this Christmas update but it’s actually for the reason of drawing our attention to a significant truth that will hopefully help us. For those of us who live...

At Revival Church we’ve just finished a teaching series looking at biblical models of church leadership. A word that often sits alongside leadership is authority. And this doesn’t always conjure up particularly positive thoughts because of those who have abused their authority. When we experience a leadership...

What do you think of when I say the word ‘church’? The immediate thought of many people is that of a building with a steeple. One of the purposes of these spires was to direct people’s attention upward to heaven. As worthy as that aim may have been...

Easter carries with it a sense of hope and optimism; because of what it means to those of us who are Christians and because of the new life springing up in our gardens. As a church we’ve experienced a time of great sadness and loss and...

It’s personal bugbear time.  I’m not a big fan of the line ‘people of faith and people of none’. The reason is quite simple. Everyone believes in or puts their trust in something, be it; human reason, science, people, philosophies, tarot cards, a transcendent God or even...

As the countdown to Christmas begins and we prepare for the season's festivities I've been really struck by the contrasts of this time of year.  Some people love it while others find it incredibly difficult. Jesus' birth was marked by contrasts. He was the Son Of God...