The Good Samaritan

Tim shares from Luke 10:25-37. In the familiar gospel story of the Good Samaritan, Jesus calls us to live radically different lives that can transform the world around us. Who is Jesus calling you to show mercy to this week? What does it look like for us to become the neighbours that Jesus describes?

Friday whanau news

Kia ora church whanau. Welcome to our newsletter this week. We hope you are finding ways to enrich this lockdown moment as we acknowledge it’s not easy for a lot of us. What are you and your whanau enjoying doing in lockdown this week? We would love to hear from you, please do email us at celebrations@fbc.nz. If you or someone you know would like some care and support in this time, please do contact us. Just Read more…

Psalm 84

Franklin Baptist Church | Tim Palmer. This week we will be talking about making our home in God’s presence. Focusing on the image of the swallow making a nest in the temple near God’s altar and building homes and lives close to God.

Friday whanau news

Kia ora church whanau. We are heading into week four of lockdown, which we hope will be our last at level 4! I pray that you have found some moments of joy this past week. Let us know if you have any fun stories to share about how you have been filling up your time at home. Email: celebrations@fbc.nz We acknowledge that for some of you it is tough and we want to support you, no matter your Read more…

Friday whanau news

Friday whanau news: Level 4 at Franklin Baptist Kia ora church whanau. We are heading into week three of lockdown, and we acknowledge that for some of you it is tough and we want to support you, no matter your circumstances. We follow a God who knows our needs and wants to comfort us in all situations. Please know that the staff and leadership team are continuing to pray for you and would love to care for you. If you Read more…

AGM Postponed

With the current Covid level 4 conditions and likely time at this level and level 3 the leadership team has decided to postpone the church AGM. Consideration was given to hold this online but the preference at this stage is to have a more usual setting for this meeting. On the assumption that the conditions do not change, we believe we will be able to hold the AGM under level 2 conditions. With no definitive Read more…

Spring!

Each year on the 1st of September, around the beginning of Spring, I like to read Song of Songs 2:8-13. Arise my love. The winter has passed. Flowers appear. A season of singing has come. As I see and smell the blossoms in their beauty, it reminds me of the invitation to grow closer to Jesus. This annual rhythm helps me to check in on my relationship with God. Am I still looking, listening and Read more…