This current lockdown situation is not ideal, the fact we currently do not meet as a church is saddening and we await the return of our face-to-face meetings, but the Lord still works. We hear references to the easing of the lockdown but not much has changed – we can now go outside with our... Continue Reading →
Account of Felix Manz execution The word Anabaptist can cause many thoughts in someone's mind, for some it’s a case of who are they? For others, the question is raised are they a group of fanatics. But as a Baptist church is it not worth us to take time to consider who they are, what... Continue Reading →
In this short video Pastor Jonathan and his wife Angela discuss 'conversion experiences' - including when/how they each came to know the Lord in their lives, and their thoughts on conversion, and living each day for the Lord.
Please find attached here the presentation notes from the historical lecture delivered on 1 February 2019 by Pastor Jonathan Arnold. Intro to the ReformationIt was a solemn period for Roman Catholics in certain areas of England, monasteries were being destroyed but the reformation in England had not yet started. Henry had not yet broken from... Continue Reading →
Please find attached here the notes from a history presentation delivered at our recent Friday Fellowship on 07 December 2018. Delivered by Angela Platt, the Pastor's wife. December 1842 Elizabeth J.J. Robson, an evangelical Quaker writes in her diary; she expresses significant concern about her spiritual state, due to her feelings…"Oh, may my prayers be... Continue Reading →
In this live episode, Pastor Jonathan and his wife describe their thoughts when they began ministry at Westminster Baptist Church. The duration is approx. 15 minutes. To view these episodes when they go live, please follow us on facebook here.
Throughout history the church has produced confessions, some to counter certain heresies, at other times to set a standard for membership or demonstrate denominational orthodoxy. Accordingly, the authors of a confession complete two major tasks while generating a confession: They set out of the systematic theology a group of churches, church or individual holds. They... Continue Reading →
Recently I completed a year in the ministry. Reflecting on the past year I would say being a Pastor convinces you of your own inadequacy, your need of reliance on Christ and requires much patience from your family. Two of these are matters the 'how to do' Pastoral books (at least ones I have read)... Continue Reading →