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Small Church or Megachurch, Does it Matter?

12 March 2017, Written by Nigel Maine, Posted in News & Information, Hits 2159

Irrespective of size, join something truly amazing that will change your life forever and ever!

Small Church or Megachurch, Does it Matter?

I'm not sure at which point we are on the upward curve, in terms of the increase of Christianity, but I wholly believe that we are poised to witness some of the most amazing events ever seen on this earth and not all of them will be particularly pleasant.

From the beginning of the early church there being varying sizes of gatherings, from the book of Acts 2:41 "Those who believed what Peter said were baptised and added to the church that day - about 3000 in all (NLT) And still today, Christianity is on the increase around the world.

Prayers and our Big Mouths

11 March 2017, Written by Nigel Maine, Posted in God, Faith & Miracles, Hits 1056

Why is it we can't seem to get it right when we pray?

Prayers and our Big Mouths

Prayer and its effectiveness is always a sensitive area for Christians. Some say it works, some say it doesn't, some have never tried it and some swear by it! So why is prayer such a contentious issue. Well, as you would expect, I have an opinion which is wholly scriptural and I think worthy to be considered!

Jesus was not poor, so why does the Church say He was?

13 March 2017, Written by Nigel Maine, Posted in God, Faith & Miracles, Business, Hits 3163

The foxes have holes, and the birds of the air have nests - Matt 8:20

Jesus was not poor, so why does the Church say He was?

When discussing if Jesus’ was poor prior to and during his ministry, the immediate response I have received over the past five years is as follows:

The foxes have holes, and the birds of the air have nests; but the Son of man has no where to lay his head - Matthew 8:20

I came across the information below which seems to make complete sense; however, I am confused as to why so many Church leaders quote the same Scripture yet view it completely differently than below?

Islam - A Born Again Christians View

13 March 2017, Written by Nigel Maine, Posted in News & Information, Islam, Hits 2746

If we dont study the Bible what will compel anyone to study the Quran to understand their intentions

Islam - A Born Again Christians View

There is so much on the news and online about the growing situation surrounding IS, Islam and Muslims that I’ve been compelled to write my view and understanding of this based upon being a committed Born Again Christian for the past five and a half years.

During the early part of becoming a Christian I wasn’t encouraged to read the Bible although it is, of course referred to at Church but no one I knew or spoke to constantly read and studied it and as a result, nor did I. But that changed!

ISIS: Fighting Fire with Fire

13 March 2017, Written by Nigel Maine, Posted in News & Information, Islam, Hits 2600

In the battle with ISIS You cannot fight a spiritual war with physical artillery

ISIS: Fighting Fire with Fire

In a world where faith and spirituality are ridiculed, even by some Christians, it’s not surprising that the West appears to be doing nothing about the atrocities in the Middle East.

From where I’m standing, it all seems pretty clear to me. Our world has become so self-serving that it has dispensed with all this God stuff and continues with the self-styled order that allows anyone and everyone to reject the past – even if it was right and even if it foretold our future.

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