Building the Church: Blog posts from all the Highfields Contributors in 2011...
Practising and Preaching
I've had one of those weeks. You know, one of those weeks where all things seem to conspire to tell you how bad you are at everything.
The Naked Pastor
I always feel a little sorry for the Emperor – why doesn't anyone tell him he's got no clothes!
On March 8 1971, on a night that would arguably be remembered as the pinnacle of his career, Joe Frazier beat Muhammed Ali by unanimous decision at Madison Square Gardens and defended his title as heavyweight champion of the world.
Reflections on Remembrance Sunday
I doubt whether those who signed the Armistice in 1918, in a railway carriage in a French forest, could possibly have imagined the development of such a significant annual and global act of remembrance.
On Coffee....
In the move to Torino, there are some things that have taken some adjusting to. The coffee isn’t one of them.
Prayer - The Great Omission
Something stirred in me this week while preparing Sunday morning’s message from 1 Thessalonians 5, with its urgent call in verse 17 to “pray continually”.
Far from a monologue...
We wrapped up our sermon series in Philippians this last Sunday with the last verses of the epistle.
Living with Loss
The journey from grief to something better
Love Thy Neighbour
Mahabba – that’s Arabic for “love”.
Christmas at Highfields and the QR code
No, this is not a new book by Dan Brown purporting to undermine the source material of Christian faith, but a clever piece of communications technology!
Move over JK Rowling!
We are blessed with huge talent among the staff with a number serving not just Highfields but the wider UK Church in different ways.

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