Jesus Tag

At our Christmas service, we were looking at those who encountered Jesus in the biblical accounts of his birth. We also invited a couple of our church family to share with us about their encounters with Jesus. Here's what Raj Hare and Phil Norton had...

Happy birthday to us! This weekend we celebrate 10 years as a church. Where has the time gone? It only seems like yesterday that we were meeting every Sunday in the function room of the Rising Sun pub in Billericay. Revival Church Billericay (initially called Christian Growth...

Don’t go to church! That might seem like an odd headline for a blog written by a church leader, but let me explain.  When Jesus birthed the world’s first church in Jerusalem around 2,000 years ago the church was essentially a community of believers who met together...

Shaken, not Stirred I don’t think that you need me to tell you that the past 18 months have been one of the most difficult periods of time that many of us have lived through. It has impacted people on so many fronts including physical health, mental...

Some thoughts about the Coronavirus situation. This is a little longer than our usual updates but hopefully you find it helpful. I want us to look at what I think are the three main areas of focus at this time. Firstly, the onset of panic that is causing...

“In this world you will have trouble.” These were words which Jesus spoke and, at first glance, not the most encouraging. Probably the biggest question that most people have with regard to God is why does he allow suffering? Why is there war, pain, loss, famine and...

We’ve recently finished a teaching series at Revival Church entitled, 'Jesus is Lord - So What?' looking at what it means to make Jesus No.1 in our lives. Much is rightly made of Jesus being our Saviour - receiving the fullness of his life - but...

What foundations are our lives built upon? In September we’re beginning a new teaching series at Revival Church aimed at strengthening our foundations as Christians. This will involve equipping us with some tools to help mine even deeper riches from the Bible and to strengthen our...