Talks

“Church in Action” (John MacDiarmid)

Notes on talk given by John MacDiarmid for Poole Christian Fellowship at Poole High School on 14 January 2018.

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Next week we will start a new series looking at the book of Ezra, and other books around it. The story about how God miraculously saved His people from exile and gave them a job to

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“What On Earth Are We Here For?” (John MacDiarmid)

(Notes on Talk given by John MacDiarmid for Poole Christian Fellowship at Poole High School on 7 January 2018.)

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Happy New Year!

I wonder how many times you have said that in your life?

Although 1st of January probably doesn’t have any spiritual significance, it serves as a useful landmark for us to take stock. As has been our custom

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“The Ultimate Weapon” (John MacDiarmid)

Talk given at Poole High School for Poole Christian Fellowship on 3 November 2017.

Reference: Ephesians 6 v 18-20

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We have been looking at the spiritual warfare that the church is engaged in, and now we come to the ultimate way in which the church engages in, and wins ,spiritual warfare.

The context of the warfare is

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“Pudding, Praise and … the Gospel” (Steven Driver)

What is the Gospel?

The Gospel is the power of God to bring salvation to all who believe. It is our mission as Christians to proclaim it set by Jesus to go and make disciples to make followers of him.

Our role is to proclaim it and proclaim it in a way that is accessible to the hearers, like Paul said

To the Jews I became like a Jew, to win the Jews. To those under the law I became like one under

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“Reformation 500”

Talk given at Poole High School for Poole Christian Fellowship on 29 October 2017

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Today’s talk is less preaching and more lecture, and will lead us into the breaking of bread.

On 31st October 1517, five hundred years ago on Tuesday, a burly German monk by the name of Martin Luther nailed a document called the 95 theses to

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