History, Looking Forward - GBC's 84th Anniversary (audio)
The date is Sunday 13 April 2014 and Greenford Baptist Church is celebrating its 84th anniversary. In this short talk by Pastor David Wise we’ll hear how and why the church started and how the building was destroyed and rebuilt. You’ll discover fascinating facts about GBC and how even now, its looking forward to the 100th Anniversary...
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"The Lord bless you and keep you; the Lord make his face shine on you and be gracious to you; the Lord turn his face toward you and give you peace."
Prepare for the bad weather now
We all know how unpredictable the British weather can be. The AA have lots of advice and tips that should help you cope with what you may have to face. It's all been compiled from the experience they've gained from years of experience in coping with emergencies. We hope you find it useful. Click here to go to the AA website
BMS Church Partners
As a part of Greenford Baptist's continuing commitment to Social Justice, we have commenced an official partnering initiative with the Baptist Missionary Society (BMS). This means that we have "adopted" three different mission families/individuals, all of whom having justice at the core of their mission contexts...
Starting a campaign is easy and effectve
Speaking only on behalf of myself (because this is not a Greenford Baptist Church policy) and as I am a concerned individual, I hold up my hands to you and admit to participating in on-line petitions in order to campaign for justice issues. There are several popular and effective on-line campaign organisations, one of which is 38 Degrees. The following 38 Degrees video inspired me to write this blog...
Guide to Creating a Distinct Music Mix
There are three major steps in creating a solid music mix. I’ve been following this process for years with great success. The following outlines my process and will help if you’re having difficulties creating a consistently solid mix each time you are behind the mixer.
You can read the rest of this article on behindthemixer.com, which is the the website of church audio engineer Chris Huff. You can also subscribe to Chris's newsletters and obtain audio training guides and courses.
Teaching Your People To Worship
If you have been in the ministry for a while you know that the arts department has a tendency to draw people of all colors and expressions. We are a bit different as people who are for the most part on the creative side. We see things in a different light and approach things in different ways.
You can read the rest of this article on Pastor of Worship and Arts Stephen M. Newman's website experiencingworship.com. Once there you can also read other excellent articles about personal worship and worship leading.
Truth and Lies Report
The lies we tell ourselves: ending comfortable myths about poverty
Pastor David says; “As a church, we have “Good News to the Poor” as our motto for this year. The fact is that a lot of the things said by politicians and in the media are not Good News for the Poor. This church report puts straight a lot of the misinformation, I recommend that you read it”. (click the graphic on the left)...
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