Author Archive: Tash Edwards

Women’s Gathering

Dear Minster and Friends, On June 16th we are holding our first ever Women’s Gathering day retreat. We have themed this day around Proverbs 31:17 “Her arms are strong for Her task.”  Each of us have daily, weekly and monthly tasks and responsibilities that are uniquely ours to carry and yet at times it can […]

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A little; often; over a long time

Dear Minster and Friends, Recently I have been reading the book ‘A Tree Grows in Brooklyn’ for my book club. It is the story of a girl named Francie, living with poverty at the beginning of the 20th century. In the story, Francie’s mother seeks the advice from her mother when she first gives birth to Francie, she wonders […]

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Go Tell It On The Mountain

Dear Minster and Friends, A few weeks ago on Sunday, Simon shared with us some tools for how to tell others about Jesus. Simon reminded us of the spiritual battle we face and something that he said continues to echo in my mind; he made the point that the devil has three hopes for our lives. […]

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A Light Has Dawned

Dear Minster and Friends, As the clocks changed last Sunday it seemed like all of a sudden coldness and darkness descended upon us. As someone who grew up in what was affectionately known as the “Sunny State” in Australia the seasons, as we experience them in the UK, both captivate and challenge me. There is […]

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Who Are You Being Called To Love?

Dear Friends, As we keep journeying through the book of 1 John one of the subjects that John keeps revisiting is that a “true disciple is someone who is committed to loving others.”  (1:10; 3:10-11; 4:7-8; 19-21)  John keeps talking about this because it is what lays at the heart of the christian message and […]

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Truth Really Matters!

Dear Friends, Last sunday we began a new series exploring the book of 1 John. One of the major themes within the book of 1 John centres around truth and what it means to live in light of the truth about Jesus. We all crave truth whether we acknowledge it or not.  We all want […]

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Jesus is a force to be reckoned with…

Dear Minster and Friends, Colossians 2:13-15: “When you were dead in your sins….. God made you alive with Christ.  He forgave us all our sins, having cancelled the charge of our legal indebtedness, which stood against us and condemned us; he has taken it away, nailing it to a cross.  And having disarmed the powers […]

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The Church Needs Spirit-filled and Servant-hearted Leaders

Dear Minster and Friends, This Sunday we have the LICC “Changing Light” weekend, where we are encouraging young people as they commence their working lives to seriously consider how they may be God’s witnesses and people wherever he sends them. This is timely as last Sunday we looked at Acts 6 and how the Apostles […]

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