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Archive for tag: John Gillespie

Pastoral letter 161: Jesus Christ our Best Promise

31 May, 2012 (13:19) | Dear Church Family... | By: I.Thompson

JOHN GILLESPIE Jesus Christ our Best Promise Jesus has become the guarantee of a better covenant (Hebrews 7:22) Printable version: pastoral letter 161 Dear Family in Christ, Please take a few minutes and read Hebrews Chapter 7.  Enjoy it! As we continue our journey through the letter of Hebrews, let’s remember that so far we have […]

Pastoral Letter 160

10 May, 2012 (11:47) | Dear Church Family... | By: I.Thompson

HOW TO KEEP ON YOUR WAY TOWARD HEAVEN  Printable version: Pastoral letter 160   The following article was inspired by the saintly William Gurnall (1617-1679) in his book The Christian in Complete Armour.     How we need wisdom and encouragement in order to follow Jesus well!  How important it is that we learn of others […]

Pastoral Letter 159

4 May, 2012 (10:08) | Dear Church Family... | By: I.Thompson

JOHN GILLESPIE    Printable version: pastoral letter 159 Jesus Christ is the Best!  He is our Best   Brother Prophet Priest Promise Purifier Pastor     The Book of Hebrews was written to Jewish believers in the second half of the First Century.  As you read it, you get the drift that these believers were losing […]

Pastoral Letter 158

26 April, 2012 (11:36) | Dear Church Family... | By: I.Thompson

JOHN GILLESPIE  Printable version: pastoral letter 158 Beloved,   To treasure Christ supremely is to be truly rich in the soul.  To treasure Christ above all else is true health and wealth.   There is no need greater than that of a deeper and fuller experience of Jesus Christ.  A knowledge of Christ which is both […]

Pastoral letter 156

13 April, 2012 (11:08) | Dear Church Family... | By: I.Thompson

JOHN GILLESPIE  Printable version: pastoral letter 156 Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,   The theme of Bible Week for this summer was to have been:               Grace to Die For:  Treasuring Jesus Christ More Than Life   We all understand that we sadly had to cancel Bible Week this year (who knows what may […]

Pastoral letter 157

13 April, 2012 (10:48) | Dear Church Family... | By: I.Thompson

JOHN GILLESPIE “He had to be made like His brothers in every way” Hebrews 2:17  Printable version: pastoral letter 157   Over these next six weeks, we will be discovering just why Jesus is to be treasured above all else, even above life itself.   Our exploration will take us through the Letter to the Hebrews.  […]

Pastoral letter 155

15 March, 2012 (15:19) | Dear Church Family... | By: I.Thompson

JOHN GILLESPIE      Do everything without complaining or arguing, so that you may become blameless and pure, children of God without fault in a crooked and depraved generation, in which you shine like stars in the universe as you hold out the Word of Life. (Philippians 2:14)  Printable version: pastoral letter 155 Brothers and Sisters, […]

Pastoral letter 150

2 February, 2012 (13:31) | Dear Church Family... | By: I.Thompson

JOHN GILLESPIE “And sin, when it is full-grown, it gives birth to death” (James 1:15)  Printable version: pastoral letter 150 Dear Family in Christ,   I have been meditating upon the tragic life of Saul, Israel’s first king.  How tragic it is to trace the development of sin in that miserable man’s life!   I am […]

Pastoral letter 148

11 January, 2012 (22:05) | Dear Church Family... | By: Helen.Cowan

JOHN GILLESPIE “The Lord is close to the broken-hearted And saves those who are crushed in spirit”.    Printable version: pastoral letter 148 Dear Hurting Family,   There is not one genuine child of grace among us who is not hurting right now over the resignation of one of our pastors.  Please check your own […]