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    God’s Ultimate Purpose

    By Pastor Royston Smith The story of Adam and Eve found in the book of Genesis 1-3, all began with God. God formed Adam from the dust of the earth; then placed him in a deep sleep at which point God took one of Adam’s ribs and formed Eve. Male and female were created in the image of God, the crowning jewels of...

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    Finding Your Purpose – Part II

    By Pastor Royston Smith A purpose driven life is a productive life. It leads to our holistic wellbeing – social, mental, physical and spiritual.  One school of thought suggests that this is a combination of nature and nurture: genetic inheritance and the environmental influence. Being aware of one’s purpose enables one to live an impactful life.  Finding your purpose makes for a much more fulfilled life.  This can seem an...

  • Finding Your Purpose – Part I

    By Pastor Royston Smith Have you ever questioned your reason for being? “Why am I here?” Life seems foggy. You struggle to find a reason for getting out of bed-you just can’t find a starting point. No enthusiasm in sight; a general lack of passion; unsure of your gifts or talents. Fading...

  • Sweetheart Let’s Talk

    One myth perpetuated by the media is the idea that “love is a matter of chemistry with intense passion, an overwhelming sense of romantic love.” This promotes a romanticised view of relationships, focussing more on sexual excitement whist minimising good communication.

  • Teen Talk

    By Pastor Royston Smith Cambridge neuroscientist Sarah-Jayne Blakemore described the unique challenge that the teenage years present as a “perfect storm”. This is the most turbulent stage of development; an emotional roller-coaster. This period of life more than any other brings with it a time of rapid change. Teens are...

  • Children Must Be Seen and Heard

    By Pastor Royston Smith “Don’t you see that children are God’s best gift? the fruit of the womb his generous legacy?” — Psalm 127: 3. Children are precious to God. They are curious, energetic and vulnerable so they must be carefully nurtured. It is important that their ‘Voice’ is heard.  The way we communicate with children helps to shape their development and becomes a...