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July 15, 2017 by Tom Jackson 0 comments

The Glory of Jesus

Jesus came to show us the remarkable glory of God....Keep Reading

Tags: Jesus, glory, God, harvest, labour, mission,

June 14, 2017 by Tom Jackson 0 comments

Following Jesus

Someone exploring the Christian faith recently asked me: 'What does it mean to follow Jesus - practically - on a day to day basis?' That's a great question - and here's my answer....Keep Reading

Posted in: Following Jesus Tags: faith, 2012, Jesus, discipleship, follow, believe, start, being a Christian

June 14, 2017 by Jim Jackson 0 comments

The Mighty One

We live in a constant tension regarding which narrative about ourselves we're going to believe: are we going to be shaped by the many voices around us, or will be be shaped by what God says about us?...Keep Reading

Posted in: Destiny Tags: faith, 2012, Destiny, God, strong, courage, Gideon, Words

June 14, 2017 by Tom Jackson 0 comments

Harvest Time

Jesus is continually inviting us to partner with Him in the Father's harvest, even when it doesn't seem like it is the opportune time....Keep Reading

Posted in: Harvest Tags: mission, 2012, Jesus, Salvation, harvest, God's purpose, work

May 17, 2017 by Tom Jackson 0 comments

Strength and Courage

Have you ever faced a moment of genuine intimidation? Have you ever been gripped with fear to the degree that you were paralysed - unable to move? This is what Joshua felt as he stood at the threshold of his moment of destiny....Keep Reading

Posted in: Faith Tags: mission, faith, 2012, Joshua, strength, courage, fear, intimidation, encouragement

April 26, 2017 by Tom Jackson 0 comments

Reflections on my daughter's wedding

Weddings happen all over the world, every day. But it's not every day that my own daughter gets married. We just returned from Nagoya, Japan, where my oldest daughter Julia married Kazuyoshi Matsumoto. Here's the story behind the story, followed by some reflections from a fatherly perspective. ...Keep Reading

Posted in: wedding Tags: Gospel, 2012, Julia Jackson, Kazuyoshi Matsumoto, Nagoya, Japan, wedding, marriage, father of the bride

March 27, 2017 by Tom Jackson 0 comments

The Mission of Easter

It’s that time of year when we get to hit the pause button from everything else going on ...Keep Reading

Posted in: Easter Tags: mission, 2012, Victory, Jesus, Resurrection, Life, Europe, easter, ascension, Brexit

March 22, 2017 by Tom Jackson 0 comments

Ministry Update: Busy But Blessed

A common response to the question, 'How's it going?' is 'Busy!'. And while it's true that we can be too busy, I often respond by saying, 'Better busy than bored!'. And while that's also true, there is something that's even better than being busy - and that is being blessed. In reflecting on what we've been up to, we've been busy ... but we're blessed!...Keep Reading

Posted in: Update Tags: Gospel, 2012, Ukraine, Europe, curriculum, leadership training

March 22, 2017 by Tom Jackson 0 comments

Like a Mighty Rushing Wind

The active presence of the Holy Spirit is not something God intended to be limited to the early church; this is also our inheritance in Christ....Keep Reading

Tags: holy spirit, Power, hope, March, Wind, Gospel, Europe,

March 22, 2017 by Jim Jackson 0 comments

The Year of Jubilee

Jesus came to proclaim the year of the Lord's favor, a spiritual jubilee in which we are restored to the happy land of our relationship with God. This positions us for active participation in God's purposes, including gratitude-based generosity. Every time we give, every moment we share with those in need, every week we set aside a tithe and give it to God to fund his worship, we are participating with Christ in his kingdom purposes....Keep Reading

Posted in: Economics Tags: Gospel, giving, 2012, Jesus, Kingdom, jubilee, thanksgiving, economics, debt, tithe, poor