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Values

Values

What colours our church life? What gives it its distinctive flavour? What are the convictions which underlie everything we do? In short, what are our values?

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An evangelical church?

An evangelical church?

We call ourselves an evangelical church. No, you won’t find that word on our notice-board, but we’ve always been happy to identify ourselves in that way…

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What is Grace Baptist Church?

What is Grace Baptist Church?

I’ve been asked that question a number of times recently. Of course, the answer I’ve given has varied according to who I’m speaking to, and why they’re asking. But if I were talking to somebody who really wanted to know, and who had the time and inclination to listen, I’d want to say five things.

Firstly, we are a Christian church. And I mean that in its fullest sense. We’re a church that is built on Christ himself. In 1 Corinthians ch 3, Paul describes Christian …

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Thanksgiving Services

Thanksgiving Services

Let me start by saying thank you to everyone who worked so hard preparing for our thanksgiving services. At some point I ought to write a Nehemiah-style list of all the folk who worked to get the building into a fit state for us to welcome our guests. But I’ll leave that until everything is finished; we’ve still a few jobs left before we can say that our building work is done. For the moment I’ll simply record our gratitude to all who have played a …

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Grace Baptist Assembly

Grace Baptist Assembly

I’ve just posted my booking form for the Grace Baptist Assembly. Hands up those of you know exactly what the Assembly is, or does. No idea? Well, I can’t really blame you. I’ve been going for twenty-five years and I’m still not sure. But I’ll try to make things as clear as I can.

I’ll need to start with some history. There have been Baptist churches in England for nearly four hundred years. But they have always been divided theologically. Many of the earliest Baptist Churches in …

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