The above quote comes from the Apostle Paul in 1 Corinthians 14 and it is a reminder that we need to think wisely about our faith.
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I'm sure many of you are aware that some of us have just got back from a week at New Wine. This year it was at a new venue and we were a smaller group than usual from ECB, but what a privilege to join with 11000 others in seeking God!
What gain has the worker from his toil? I have seen the business that God has given to the children of man to be busy with. He has made everything beautiful in its time. Also, he has put eternity into man's heart, yet so that he cannot find out what God has done from the beginning to the end.
This week has been our children’s holiday club here at church, where 80 children from our church and the wider Bicester community have come and learnt about God, the love he has for them, and how Jesus died to save them. Many wonderful volunteers have made this holiday club happen – let’s be thankful for them!
“How good and pleasant it is when brothers live together in unity! It is like precious oil poured on the head, running down on the beard, running down on Aaron’s beard down upon the collar of his robes. It is as if the dew of Hermon were falling on Mount Zion. For there the Lord bestows his blessing, even life for evermore.” Psalm 133
We are constantly advised about the dangers of excessive use of our digital devices and the consequences for both young and old. One of the dangers highlighted by the NHS is the exposure to psychological damage for the individual. On the NHS Website they list 5 steps to Mental Health Wellbeing: