Here you'll find articles on a range of subjects; announcements from the church leaders, thoughts on culture, updates on church life, book reviews and much more.

Articles

7-Saturday---Reunion

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 curtain of the temple was torn in two. Jesus called out with a loud voice, “Father, into your hands I commit my spirit.” When he had said this, he...

7-Saturday---Reunion

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...

6-Friday---Triumph

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...

5-Thursday---Distress

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...

4-Wednesday---Abandonment

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...

3-Tuesday---Relationship

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...

2-Monday---Salvation

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...

1-Sunday---Forgiveness

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...

Seven_Words_from_the_Cross_BLOG_IMAGE

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...

Im_ReInstalling_Instagram

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...

family_slide

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....

ewj_broadcast

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...

Caution by Dean Streleau, used under  CC BY 2.0

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...

STEPS_Broadcast_Article

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...

Women's_Night_Blog_Post

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...

Free_West_Papua

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...

TM_The_Trinity_Broadcast_Article

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...

The_Lord's_Prayers_Week_8_BROADCAST_ARTICLE_HEADER

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...

Information_Overload_Lou's_Blog_BROADCAST_ARTICLE

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....

The_Lord's_Prayers_Week_7_BROADCAST_ARTICLE_HEADER

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...

Sutton_Blog_Post_AMEND

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...

The_Lord's_Prayers_Week_6_BROADCAST_ARTICLE_HEADER

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...

The_Lord's_Prayers_Week_5_BROADCAST_ARTICLE_HEADER

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...

YA_Blackfriars_Blog_Image

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...

The_Lord's_Prayers_Week_4_BROADCAST_ARTICLE_HEADER

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...

Gospel_Choir_Blog_Post

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...

The_Lord's_Prayers_Week_3_AMEND

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...

Sutton_Blog

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...

the-lords-prayers-article-2

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...

rich_butt_v1

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....

the-lords-prayers-1

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...

the_lords_prayers_broadcast_sermon_header

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...

angel_cover

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...

Refugees

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...

carols_v1

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...

blog_image_alpha_v1

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,...

homeless_v1

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...

Blog_Image_Refugees_v1

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...

Blog_Image_Tuck_ALevels_v1

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...

Blog_Image_Summer_Of_Love_v1

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...

IJM_Blog_Image_v1

International Justice Mission

Tim Frisby |

This last Sunday we remembered the life of William Wilberforce, someone who spent his life working alongside people around the world...

Blog_Image_ANC_v2

Oh Joy!

Aisha Noble-Clarke |

Repetition is a common literary device used by poets and authors to draw emphasis to something in particular. I'll say that...

Mama_Bear_Article_Image

Mama Bear

Lizzie Salway |

My Mum is one of my closest friends. She is friendly, funny and kind. At first, however, my Mum can seem retiring and shy. She isn’t...

Old_Spike_Roastery

Old Spike Roastery

Tim Frisby |

You don’t need me to tell you that coffee is big business in the UK. Whilst the British may be known the world over as tea drinkers,...

sorry

The Psalmist’s Guide to Saying Sorry

Jack Wells |

Apparently, the average British person says sorry eight times a day. Apologising is something of a national sport for us. And like all...

Clever_Cloggs_Broadcast_Article

Clever Cloggs

Emma Sawers |

I believe that when children receive a solid education, they have the opportunity to achieve their potential in later life. There seems...

Week_Of_Prayer_July_2016_Fri_Nations_Blog_v1

Week of Prayer, Friday: The Nations

ChristChurch London |

As we finish our week of prayer in this city, let’s pray for the cities of nations around the world that are experiencing extreme...

Week_Of_Prayer_July_2016_Thurs_Vision_Blog_v1

Week of Prayer, Thursday: New Vision

ChristChurch London |

After the results of the EU referendum, Justin Welby and John Sentamu released a statement, part of which said: ‘The vote to withdraw...

Week_Of_Prayer_July_2016_Weds_Gov_Blog_v1

Week of Prayer, Wednesday: Government &#...

ChristChurch London |

Our nation is shaped by many people from different sectors of society. Today let’s pray for all those who have influence, not only as...

Week_Of_Prayer_July_2016_Tuesday_Leadership_Blog_v1

Week of Prayer, Tuesday: Leadership

ChristChurch London |

We are advised in the Bible to pray for those who lead us, and so today we focus our prayers in that direction. Join with us as we pray...

Blog_Image_Samantha_v1

Singing for My Supper

Samantha Crawford |

I had numerous (some might say too many) hobbies as a child; tennis, sailing, horse riding, skiing, dance, forcing my younger brother to...

Popular Article Tags

Stay Updated