What a difference – A sneak preview at the Boathouse

This report was printed in the Burton Mail on 21 February, with a photo spread. A rapidly expanding church has given the Mail an exclusive peek into its ongoing renovations of a once-popular pub – as its official opening approaches. The Christadelphians are coming towards the end of their year-long renovation of the former Boathouse,…

What is Truth? – Part 1

At the trial of the Lord Jesus Christ, Pontius Pilate heard him talk about “the truth”. “You say correctly that I am a King. For this I have been born, and for this I have come into the world, to testify to the truth. Everyone who is of the truth hears my voice,” (John 18v37)….

Seminar presentations

We have now put the presentations from our The Bible in a Nutshell seminar on the website here.  Hopefully you will find the slides interesting and informative in giving a summary of the Bible message. The sections include Why was Jesus crucified?, Reasons to Believe the Bible, the Kingdom of God Explained, and How to…

The Boat House, Stapenhill

We might be moving soon, God willing! We have just exchanged contracts for the purchase of the derelict Boat House on the banks of the River Trent (below). We have recently sent the press the following information about our desire to move: A 130-year-old Burton church community is hoping to move premises this autumn for…

A word about names

The word ‘Christadelphian’ seems like an unusual and complicated name to call a group of Bible believers. But in fact it’s no more difficult than the name of a famous American city. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (below) is familiar to most of us, and its name comes from the Greek word for ‘brotherly love’. It seemed a pleasant and…

Why I will teach my son about God

In today’s materialistic and troubled world, we must not underestimate the importance of teaching our children about God. The Bible makes it clear that as Christians, we should do this: “Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not depart from it.” (Proverbs 22v6) Abraham was one of…

Critics Answered!

A book that claims to be divinely inspired is bound to have critics. Here are a few of the more common criticisms of the Bible, and some answers that show it is trustworthy. What the critics say: “The Bible is a mixture of facts, fiction and folklore.” Answer: Archaeological discoveries and secular history have shown…