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A Place to Crash

Melanie Mackay |

Melanie and her Connect Group have spent the last few months volunteering to provide shelter and support for some of London’s most vulnerable people. During a brainstorming session in October last year, a few people from the North London Connect Group were jotting down the people groups for whom they...

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A Place to Crash

Melanie Mackay |

Melanie and her Connect Group have spent the last few months volunteering to provide shelter and support for some of London’s most...

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Certainly Uncertain

Elise Lamsdale |

Uncertainty. It’s a word we’re hearing a lot these days. Some of us are feeling uncertain about the current political climate, or...

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Bubbles, Puzzles and Syria’s Children

Hannah Joy |

Last year CCL member Hannah Joy left London for Turkey, to work with Syrian refugees who have been forced to flee their homes. She sent...

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This Ship is Sailing Forward

Elissa Day |

Elissa Day, one of our prayer team members, explains how a little prayer has been going a long way at the South Service. In the last...

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Under the Radar: Working on the Frontlin...

Tim Frisby |

John* worked as a bouncer at University then became a police officer, ending up in the Crime Squad of the Met Police. For the last few...

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Here We Are to Worship

Sarah Olowofoyeku |

Sarah shares her passion for sung worship and what it’s like to be a part of the worship team at CCL. Being part of any team is a...

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Taking the Plunge: Francesca’s Story

Francesca Lionetti |

Francesca explains the difference God has made in her life and why she’s decided to get baptised this Sunday at Love London. I am...

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Getting to Know You: Noel Robinson

Rich Butt |

We asked our worship leader, Rich, to catch up with his friend and mentor Noel Robinson before he joins us for our Empowered event at...

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Taking the Plunge – Victor’s Story

Victor Ibarra |

Victor Ibarra shares his incredible journey from drug cartels in Mexico to baptism in London. I was born in Veracruz, one of the...

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Taking the Plunge – Andria’s Story

Andria Evripidou |

One of our members, Andria, opens up about why she has decided to get baptised at Love London Sunday. I was born into a Christian...

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Counting Fish Fingers in Heaven

Emma Sawers |

Emma Sawers, one of our Kids Team leaders, explains what an honour it is to witness the youngest members of our church grow in their...

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Saturday: Reunion

ChristChurch London |

‘It was now about noon, and darkness came over the whole land until three in the afternoon, for the sun stopped shining. And the...

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Friday: Triumph

ChristChurch London |

‘When he had received the drink, Jesus said, “It is finished.” With that, he bowed his head and gave up his spirit.’ (John...

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Thursday: Distress

ChristChurch London |

‘Later, knowing that everything had now been finished, and so that Scripture would be fulfilled, Jesus said, “I thirst.” A jar...

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Wednesday: Abandonment

ChristChurch London |

‘From noon until three in the afternoon darkness came over all the land. About three in the afternoon Jesus cried out in a loud...

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Tuesday: Relationship

ChristChurch London |

‘Near the cross of Jesus stood his mother, his mother’s sister, Mary the wife of Clopas, and Mary Magdalene. When Jesus saw his...

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Monday: Salvation

ChristChurch London |

‘Two other men, both criminals, were also led out with him to be executed. When they came to the place called the Skull, they...

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Sunday: Forgiveness

ChristChurch London |

‘When they came to the place called the Skull, they crucified him there, along with the criminals - one on his right, the other on his...

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Seven Words from the Cross

Liam Thatcher |

I don’t respond well to pain. When I experience it, the sounds that come from my mouth tend to be a mixture of muffled grunts and...

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I’m Re-Installing Instagram

Rachel Tjahjadi |

Can giving up social media fix our relationships? Rachel Tjahjadi discusses why she gave up Instagram for a month - and why she’s glad...

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We are Family

John Archer |

John Archer, one of our Welcome Team leaders, explains why making people feel at home on a Sunday is so important. We Are Family....

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Hungry Hearts

Liam Thatcher |

Bruce Springsteen famously sang: ‘Everybody needs a place to rest; Everybody wants to have a home. Don't make no difference what...

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Why God Calls Us to Dangerous Places

Johan Eldebo |

I once had a 5 am taxi-driver to the airport who declared that if God existed I would not need to go my chosen destination, the Central...

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The Joy of Change

Lars Due-Christensen |

Lars Due-Christensen is one of our senior leaders and the founder of the STEPS course, which he ran successfully for many years in...

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International Women’s Day

Jo Wells |

“No country can ever truly flourish if it stifles the potential of its women and deprives itself of the contributions of half of its...

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Swim for West Papua

ChristChurch London |

Joel Evans is going for a really long swim. In this article, he explains why it’s part of a mission to bring social justice to an...

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Theology Matters: The Trinity

Liam Thatcher |

A.W. Tozer wrote: ‘What comes into our minds when we think about God is the most important thing about us.’ It was with this...

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Empowered Prayer

ChristChurch London |

‘If you know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father in heaven give the Holy Spirit to those who ask...

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Information Overload

Louisa Richards |

I don't know if you've seen it, but there's a YouTube video of Simon Sinek speaking on the subject of millenials that’s gone viral....

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The Prayer of Surrender

ChristChurch London |

‘Not my will but yours be done’ (Luke 22:42) In the Lord’s Prayer (Matthew 6:9-13) Jesus teaches us to pray, ‘Your kingdom...

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Starting Sutton

Ian & Heather Rushton |

Heather, you and your husband Ian are overseeing the organisation and planning of a new ChristChurch London meeting! Can you tell us a...

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Using Our Imagination in Prayer

ChristChurch London |

On Sunday we spent some time in corporate worship reflecting on a 15th Century icon of the Trinity by Andrei Rublev. This was probably a...

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Praying the Bible

ChristChurch London |

‘Your word is a lamp for my feet, a light on my path’ (Psalm 119:105) Sometimes it can be hard to know how to pray. We lack the...

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Get Connected: Young Adults Blackfriars

Chris Le Marquand |

Chris Le Marquand explains why he’s creating new community in the heart of the City. London is one of the greatest places on earth...

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The Prayer of the Heart

ChristChurch London |

“Come to me, all of you who are weary and carry heavy burdens, and I will give you rest.” (Matthew 11:27) Many of us have a...

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Come and Join the Chorus

Natalie Powell |

What I find amazing about music is how universal it can be. A group of people from different countries, age groups and walks of life can...

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Deciding to Pray

ChristChurch London |

‘Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.’ (1...

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News from Sutton

David Stroud |

One of the big ChristChurch London highlights of 2016 was starting four new services in different locations. It has enabled many of us...

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The Lord’s Prayers: Praying for Unity

ChristChurch London |

‘How good and pleasant it is when God's people live together in unity.’ (Psalm 133:1) 18-25 January is the Week of Prayer for...

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Pockets of Peace

Rich Butt |

There I am, stood on the edge of a cliff, feeling the gentle hug of the wind and watching the crystal blue sea crash against the rocks....

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The Lord’s Prayers: Names of God

ChristChurch London |

Who are we Praying to? ‘The highest science, the loftiest speculation, the mightiest philosophy, which can ever engage the...

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The Lord’s Prayers: Recommended Resour...

Liam Thatcher |

In Luke 11 the disciples asked Jesus, “Lord, teach us to pray!” In one sense, it’s a slightly strange request. These guys would...

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Wrong Will Be Right

John Archer |

“Hark! The herald angel sing!” has always been a favourite. It ticks the boxes for joyful melody, triumphant lyrics and all-round...

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My Experiences on the frontline in Turke...

Hannah Joy |

Christmas is a time of year when we are particularly mindful of those less fortunate than ourselves. Last week at our carol services we...

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Got The X-Mas Factor?

Liam Thatcher |

52 sleeps until Christmas! Unless you take a siesta in the middle of your working day, in which case it’s more like 89. Or if...

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What’s My Life All About?

Andy Tilsley |

This is the question that used to haunt me – like Private Ryan wondering if his life was good enough. I’m clearly not alone in this,...

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Serving the Homeless

Helen Howells |

London is one of the most dynamic and vibrant cities in the world and the West End of London in particular, is renowned worldwide as a...

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Jesus’ Heart for Refugees

Hannah Joy |

I was reminded recently, in the most unlikely situation, of Jesus’ immeasurable love for people. I was staring in horror at an...

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A-Level Results Day

Andy Tuck |

I remember the moment I opened my A-level results. The nerves, the excitement, the expectation. The fear. My hopes and dreams seemed...

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Summer of Love: 1 John

Liam Thatcher |

Summer of Love: 1 John If you’ve been with us over the past few months, you’ll know that we’ve been preaching a series entitled...

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