October 25, 2021From the Pastor

In the first Saturday of our family holiday my father’s top priority was to look for a church where we might worship on a Sunday. No googling in those days just a lot of foot slogging to read notice boards which often gave an indication of the ethos of a church. Attending church on holiday is … Read More


July 16, 2021From the Pastor

In my morning reading today mention was made of an oyster which secretes layer upon layer of a substance to cover an irritating object. Eventually a pearl results which gives us a good illustration regarding what can occur in the life of a believer. This is a topical subject in Kent as I write because … Read More


December 7, 2020From the Pastor

Thinking of the late Alistair Cooke who penned and broadcast “Letter from America” from 1946 – 2004, I have copied his idea. I loved listening to him but as he started, I often wondered where on earth he was going, I soon got captivated by what seemed to be his deliberate and clearly successful tactic … Read More


December 7, 2020From the Pastor

I recently received two early morning telephone calls. The first was an automated message saying that unusual activity has been noticed on my Amazon account. The caller said something like, “If this was you press 1 and if not press…….? Before I could learn what next to press, I had already pressed delete. But they … Read More

God be merciful to me a sinner

October 2, 2019From the Pastor

“God be merciful to me a sinner” (Luke 18:13) There is a danger of giving the impression that we look down on other people in a superior attitude. This irked Jesus one day when He was amongst people like that. This moved Him to relate a parable, an earthly story with a heavenly meaning. He … Read More

Sowing with tears, reaping with joy

June 27, 2019From the Pastor

“He who goes out weeping, carrying seed to sow will return with songs of joy carrying his sheaves with him” Psalm 126:6 The surrounding wall of the large Huguenot tomb on the South side of the church building once collapsed and the remains of the deceased could be seen. It was quite a spectacle. At … Read More