Hey, my name is Matt and I studied history at Warwick, graduating last summer. Those first weeks seem like a long time ago now but I distinctly remember the mounting pressure to find a new Church. Often when we come to Uni, we’ve only been to one Church our whole lives so the prospect of… Continue reading My Time as a Student at Jubilee Church
Sometimes it can feel like I’m getting nowhere. Colleagues distance themselves from conversations about church, dustbins in the city centre have more Café Jubilee leaflets than people’s hands, and my University friends admit that they were previously too polite to tell me how boring my stories of Nehemiah were at the end of a night… Continue reading Evangelism is a Team Sport
Until more recent years my biggest problem with Halloween was not being able to put on my pyjamas in the early evening in case I had to open the front door to trick or treat-ers. Now, however, as pertinent a predicament as that still is, I find the dilemma as a Christian is somewhat greater.… Continue reading Halloween and loving my neighbour
Early last Summer, a few of us went to Westminster Chapel, London, to join a Newfrontiers day of prayer for the nation. Terry Virgo was there and spoke powerfully on why we need to continue to pray for revival. It impacted me a great deal, reminding me of my roots and that for many years I have prayed that God would move sovereignly and powerfully in his church as he has done in the past.
The relationships God has placed in my life through the church have been a fundamental source of encouragement, support, and accountability which has helped, and continues to help equip me in my pursuit of Jesus and the call He has on my life.
This year’s event was so much bigger, and the team was so stretched, that similar conversations weren’t really possible, perhaps leaving some of us to wonder, where was God in all the noise of screeching tyres?