• Advent Week Two: Preparation (waiting or prophecy)

    aisharebecca December 6, 2020

    “Glory to God in the highest heaven,  and on earth peace to those on whom his favour rests.” LUKE 2:14 NIV Unexpectedly for some, Jesus’ arrival on earth bought about peace. Jews, particularly the Zealots, wanted their saviour to bring about rebellion and overthrow Roman rule in their lands. However, Jesus represented all the opposites. After all his not called the “Prince of Peace” for nothing. How does Jesus bring us peace?…

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  • Bringing Mikuláš to the Netherlands

    aisharebecca December 6, 2020

    Today marks an important date in the Slovak calender and one I have tried to uphold in our family (even though there are no children yet). St Nicholas called Mikuláš (pronounced a bit like like Meeckulash?- Slovak fam help a girl out!) is popular especially…

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  • Advent Week One: Hope (or promise)

    aisharebecca November 29, 2020

    It’s the start of advent can you believe it? For the next four Sundays we can delve deeper into God’s word and promises of a saviour. Everyone knows the basic message of advent. The celebration of the birth of our saviour Jesus Christ. But what…

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  • Part 2: From fig leaves to fruit

    aisharebecca November 16, 2020

    So I tell you this, and insist on it in the Lord, that you must no longer live as the Gentiles do, in the futility of their thinking. They are darkened in their understanding and separated from the life of God because of the ignorance that is in…

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  • Part 1: From fig leaves to fruit

    aisharebecca November 9, 2020

    At about the same time, the disciples came to Jesus asking, “Who gets the highest rank in God’s kingdom?” For an answer Jesus called over a child, whom he stood in the middle of the room and said, “I’m telling you, once and for all,…

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  • Back 2 my roots: The RE teacher that got it wrong

    aisharebecca July 16, 2020

    I was eleven. The teacher asked if we had any questions. It had been a strange term for RE and the other kids in my class were clearly being raised atheists. I was the only Christian in my class and the only black kid to…

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  • Faith in Action: What is it?

    aisharebecca June 26, 2020

    ”Faith without works is dead.” James 2:14-26 What good is it, my brothers and sisters, if someone claims to have faith but has no deeds? Can such faith save them? 15 Suppose a brother or a sister is without clothes and daily food. 16 If one of you says to…

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  • Becoming a Just Strong Ambassador

    aisharebecca September 7, 2019

    “God created it. Jesus died for it.The Spirit lives for it. We’d better take care of it.” Pastor Rick Warren Wow. So, it’s been just over a year since I joined the Just Strong team as an ambassador for women empowering women through fitness and…

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  • Should Christians be vegan?

    aisharebecca May 13, 2018

    “Let us make human beings in our image, make them reflect our nature so they can be responsible for the fish in the sea, the birds in the air, the cattle and yes, Earth itself and every animal that moves on the face of the…

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