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Go Tell it on the Mountain

Written on Thursday, 5 December 2019 by Rachel Weller

It's that time of the year: Carol services all around! Rachel explains why they're so special and why it is worth inviting your friends and colleagues.

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A Life Marked by Prayer

Written on Thursday, 28 November 2019 by Amanda-Lee Maddocks

"If my life has been marked by anything this year, it has to be prayer." At the start of prayer week, Amanda-Lee shares with us how prayer has shaped her life this past year.

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Life at Oak Hill Bible College

Written on Tuesday, 12 November 2019 by Nate White

What do people actually do at Bible College? What is “theological education”? Nate shares what it’s like to study at Oak Hill Bible College.

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Generous: Sacrificially sharing our time, talent and treasures

Written on Thursday, 7 November 2019 by Kimberly Davis

We don’t exist to build a name for ourselves, but to make Christ known. The Globe Church therefore wants to be a generous church, willing to share what God has given us. Kimberly explores what this means.

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Missional: Living to make Jesus known to people

Written on Wednesday, 30 October 2019 by Ryan Gausden

Because we believe that only Jesus can change people’s lives, The Globe Church aims to be a missional church. Using what we learned at Globe Getaway, Ryan helps us think about what it means to be missional.

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Relational: Building relationship across London

Written on Wednesday, 23 October 2019 by Ben Cousins

Embracing and overcoming city life to be a family is what The Globe Church aims to do by being ‘relational.’ This week, Ben shares why being a relational church is important to him.

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Discipling: Looking forward to this year’s Globe Getaway

Written on Wednesday, 16 October 2019 by Sally Palmer

One of The Globe Church’s church values is to be a discipling church. This week on the blog, Sally looks forward to next week’s Globe Getaway and she reflects on how it helps us be a discipling church.

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Finding peace in a chaotic city

Written on Monday, 23 September 2019 by Cherith Brown

A year into living in London, Cherith reflects on how church and the university Christian Union has been a comfort and support as she has found her feet in this new city.

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Settling and Staying with Disruptive Jobs

Written on Monday, 16 September 2019 by James

Moving to London can mean starting out on the 9-to-5, but work can also be shift patterns, changing each week. James shares some ideas to help you settle and stay in a church in the midst of an unsettled work pattern.

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The beginning of the journey

Written on Tuesday, 10 September 2019 by Phil and Vicki

Phil and Vicki are preparing to work in South-East Asia, here they share more of the journey that God is taking them on…

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Preparing for a year as a Ministry Trainee

Written on Tuesday, 27 August 2019 by Adriana Kerkstra

Last year Adriana joined The Globe Church not sure if she really needed to be part of a church anyway… now she is preparing to give a year to work with the church on the Ministry Trainee Scheme. She explains what changed…

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It's a Battle. Reflections on The Lord's Prayer

Written on Monday, 8 July 2019 by Ryan Gausden

Recently we have come to the end of a sermon series looking at The Lord’s Prayer. Ryan shares how this series has challenged him to think about prayer.

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Gospel Shaped Art

Written on Monday, 1 July 2019 by Charlie Watkins

What does it mean to make art for the glory of God? Charlie explores the subject in relation to his music and performing…

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…as we also have forgiven our debtors?

Written on Tuesday, 18 June 2019 by Anonymous

As we’ve been studying The Lord’s Prayer together we’ve been challenged as a family of how we act in light of it. How can we really forgive our debtors?

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Globe Stories: Flo Mella

Written on Tuesday, 11 June 2019 by Flo Mella

Flo shares her story of how she has found a love that will not let her go…

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Life after death

Written on Tuesday, 21 May 2019 by Alice Cudmore

The last couple of months have been hard; a time of sadness and grief. Alice reflects on how Jesus encourages us to lift our eyes past the sadness.

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Revive 2019

Written on Tuesday, 7 May 2019 by Mark Winterlin

Each June we take a weekend to gather with the other church families that make up the Co-Mission network. Revive is coming up and Mark explains more…

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Globe Stories: Adriana Kerkstra

Written on Tuesday, 9 April 2019 by Adriana Kerkstra

Adriana grew up considering herself a Christian, however didn't get what it meant… but that changed when she spent a week seeing more of what genuine Christianity looked like. She explains more…

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Cheerfully Given

Written on Tuesday, 2 April 2019 by Trevor Archer

The Bible has a lot to say about giving. Jesus spoke about money more than any other subject! Which makes our reluctance to talk about money a bit odd…

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Globe Stories: Joe Bonham-Carter

Written on Tuesday, 26 March 2019 by Joe Bonham-Carter

Last Sunday we had the joy of baptised four members of The Globe Church as they publically confessed their faith in Jesus Christ. Joe shares his story…

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Partnering with Castres

Written on Monday, 11 March 2019 by Joe Smith

In April a team from Globe will be going to support a week of evangelism in a small church plant in Southern France… But how can we begin to pray for the church now and in the future?

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Grace and joy delivered by the Lord

Written on Monday, 4 March 2019 by Sam Norman

Two weeks ago we had the joy in our church service together of celebrating and giving thanks for the new birth of Hannah Norman. Sam shares with us the journey the family has been on…

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Turning a Corner

Written on Tuesday, 5 February 2019 by Amanda-Lee Maddocks

Over the last year we've been partnering with Webber Street, a ministry of London City Mission to the homeless in our community. Amanda shares more about a new ministry there…

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One21 a year in…

Written on Tuesday, 22 January 2019 by Ben Cousins

It’s been 12 months since One21 launched at The Globe Church, Ben shares how he uses it and how it has shaped his experience and growth.

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Celebrating Gospel Partnership

Written on Tuesday, 8 January 2019 by Trevor Archer

September ‘18 marked our third birthday at Globe. Three years since the partnership between the FIEC and Co-Mission to plant a church on the South Bank of London became visible, but it was a plan that had been in motion longer…

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Remembering the Best Year Ever

Written on Tuesday, 18 December 2018 by Adriana Kerkstra

This term in small group Bible studies The Globe Church has been looking at Luke 4–6 where Jesus proclaims the start of the Best Year Ever! Adriana looks back on some of the highlights.

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Starting to Pray

Written on Tuesday, 4 December 2018 by Linda Allcock

A whole week of prayer can be an intimidating idea… where can we start?

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Delighting in Dependence

Written on Tuesday, 27 November 2018 by Yusef Berker

In the first week of December our church family is devoting the week to prayer, both privately and together. But why is this so important, and why should we be excited about it?

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Choosing to Cling on to God

Written on Tuesday, 20 November 2018 by Sam Norman

How do you cling on to God when the realities of the curse in Genesis 3 hit home?

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One Small Step to Move Forward

Written on Monday, 5 November 2018 by Clare Doughty

Two weeks on from Globe Getaway Clare looks back on what we learnt as a church and shares her thoughts around what it looks like for us and us to take steps in moving forward…

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Short reflections from Globe GetAway

Written on Monday, 5 November 2018 by James Doc

The theme of this year's GetAway was 'Moving Forward'. Lizzy, Tom, Skye, Simeon and Ollie share some of their reflections from our time together.

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Planting Hope in Vauxhall

Written on Tuesday, 30 October 2018 by Milly Savill

In September The Globe Church sent out a team to plant Hope Church Vauxhall. Two months in Milly Savill shares how it's going.

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When I don’t feel one-ness

Written on Tuesday, 16 October 2018 by Jonty Allcock

God’s intention for humanity was not to do life alone, but marriage was paving the way for something so much bigger… the church! But what happens when it doesn't feel like the church is all it is made out to be?

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Mental Health and the Maker of all Things

Written on Monday, 8 October 2018 by Dan

This summer didn't go the way that Dan expected; plans of travelling were pushed out after being sectioned following a psychotic episode…

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Globe GetAway: Moving Forward

Written on Friday, 5 October 2018 by James Doc

Each year at the end of October, The Globe Church set aside a Saturday for a day away together. This year the theme is 'Moving Forward'…

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Resting with God

Written on Tuesday, 2 October 2018 by Linda Allcock

On Sunday Phil explored day seven in creation; God has finished the world so that he can rest in it with his people. How can we now sit down and enjoy it with him? Linda Allcock shares her reflections…

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Making the Most of Your Student Life

Written on Wednesday, 26 September 2018 by Yusef Berker

As the university term begins how does being a Christian ground you as a student? Yusuf, one of our ministry trainees, shares five reflections…

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Getting to know Jonny Miller and the role of the eldership

Written on Friday, 21 September 2018 by James Doc

On Sunday we commissioned Jonny Miller as he joins the eldership of The Globe Church. We got to find out a bit more about him and the role of the elders within Globe.

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Holding out hope in Southeast Asia

Written on Monday, 17 September 2018 by James Doc

At The Globe Church we want to be a people who are confidently living to make Christ known to all people, and we long to be a church committed to doing that globally…

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Three tips for settling in a church in London

Written on Thursday, 13 September 2018 by Jonty Allcock

When you move to a new town or city finding a church is an important thing to think about. Jonty, pastor at The Globe Church, gives three tips for getting settled quickly.

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To cancel or not to cancel

Written on Monday, 9 July 2018 by Jonny Miller

Our midweek meeting clashes with the England World Cup Semi Final… Jonny Miller, one of our elders and a passionate sports fan, took some time to help us think through some principles.

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Reflecting on the last 12 months

Written on Tuesday, 3 July 2018 by Linda Allcock

As we enter into the summer months, it has become a good time for the staff team to reflect back on the last 12 months and to see God's kindness to our church family. Linda Allcock shares some of the highlights.

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A Better Hero in One21

Written on Tuesday, 8 May 2018 by James Doc

Using One21 to open the bible with your friends who don't know Jesus…

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The gospel in spring

Written on Thursday, 29 March 2018 by Alice Cudmore

The clocks have changed, the long summer nights are coming back… Alice starts exploring how we can see a picture of the Gospel as the seasons change.

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Preparing for the Revolutionary

Written on Thursday, 22 March 2018 by Evan John

Sometimes, the world of the Bible can seem very distant from ours. John the Baptist, a wandering preacher with a diet of insects and wild honey, hardly seems like someone who could be relevant to our lives today...

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Wonder by the River

Written on Monday, 12 March 2018 by Alice Cudmore

Throughout March The Globe Church has started having conversations on the Southbank. We're engaging with people on their way to work or as they visit the sights on London asking them a big question to get people thinking about God…

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Introducing The Mark Drama

Written on Friday, 2 March 2018 by James Doc

On Saturday 10th March we're hosting a performance of The Mark Drama. Charlie explains a little bit more about it…

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Should I quit my job?

Written on Tuesday, 13 February 2018 by Phil

If evangelism is so important, shouldn’t we all quit our jobs to do full time ministry?

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These aren't just empty words

Written on Thursday, 8 February 2018 by Clare Doughty

This term we relaunched Globe Equip. Clare reflects on our first session as we looked through Mark's gospel together.

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We're hosting Christianity Explored…

Written on Thursday, 25 January 2018 by James Doc

On Wednesday evenings, starting 31st January, we’re going to be running a Christianity Explored course alongside Globe Focus and Central.

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One21

Written on Monday, 22 January 2018 by James Doc

A tool to help us to take what we're hearing on a Sunday into the rest of our week…

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Where to find The Globe Church this Christmas

Written on Wednesday, 13 December 2017 by Jonty Allcock

Over the next few weeks we are going to be moving around a bit; here's the diary to help you get to the right venue this month!

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Is there more to Advent?

Written on Thursday, 7 December 2017 by Alice Cudmore

The hopes and fears of all the years are met in Thee tonight…

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Week of Prayer

Written on Thursday, 30 November 2017 by Phil

4-10th December: Faith looks like prayer. It is how we put our faith into action…

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Facing God with your Failure

Written on Tuesday, 14 November 2017 by Phil

You’ve sat through a sermon where it feels like every word was spoken to you. Your stomach is in knots, convicted of your utter sinfulness. What do you do?

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Reflecting on Globe Get Away

Written on Friday, 3 November 2017 by Clare Doughty

"They all gave out of their wealth; but she, out of her poverty, put in everything - all she had to live on…" - Mark 12:44

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Understanding the cross

Written on Sunday, 24 September 2017 by Phil

How can we understand the cross for ourselves? On our own we can't, but Paul points beyond us to the work of the Holy Spirit to help us grasp it's significance.

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Deeper meetup (3)

Written on Monday, 12 June 2017 by Linda Allcock

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Digital doorposts

Written on Thursday, 27 April 2017 by James Doc

These words should be on your heart. You shall teach them diligently... bind them on your hands... write them on your doorposts and gates.

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Deeper (1): Amos

Written on Friday, 3 March 2017 by Linda Allcock

For women at Globe. Deeper into God through his word. Deeper in our relationships through honest sharing.

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If history could be folded, where would you put the crease?

Written on Sunday, 27 March 2016 by Phil

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The life of William Cowper

Written on Wednesday, 2 December 2015 by Sally-Anne Jackman

God moves in a mysterious way…

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Jesus is a warrior

Written on Tuesday, 1 December 2015 by Jonty Allcock

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Worship in the Psalms

Written on Monday, 9 November 2015 by Jonty Allcock

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The Fridge

Written on Tuesday, 20 October 2015 by Linda Allcock

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Cross Bones Graveyard

Written on Monday, 12 October 2015 by Jonty Allcock

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God has demonstrated his love

Written on Wednesday, 30 September 2015 by Jonty Allcock

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