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Coffee with God episode 2: the word

Coffee with God episode 2: the word 150 150 Bevan Russell

There is a word for you, one of life. Have you found it?

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A Coffee with God – faithful and constant.

A Coffee with God – faithful and constant. 150 150 Bevan Russell

A daily devotion from Zephaniah 3:5 talking of God’s character and his consistency.

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Who’s this for?

Who’s this for? 150 150 Bevan Russell

When I think of the type of church that I’d like to belong to and the type of people this church will serve best, I have a very clear view of who that will be. Co- Church is not going to be for everyone and that’s okay. It doesn’t need to be because that’s the…

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What’s in a name?

What’s in a name? 150 150 Bevan Russell

Settling on a name for our local church was a fascinating expedition. It wasn’t as straightforward as I expected it to be. Well, I’m not even sure what I expected because truth be told, we’d never had to do this before. What’s in a name? I swung between extremes. On the one hand, I was…

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The church we’d love

The church we’d love 150 150 Bevan Russell

I remember a conversation with friends, who we greatly admire, about us pioneering a new church. We were talking about the intricacies of such an adventure and how we would see this happen. We seem to be in a time where there is a focus on and perhaps even a trend to “plant” churches which…

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Relationship is good but friendship is what we need

Relationship is good but friendship is what we need 150 150 Bevan Russell

“A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for a time of adversity.”  It was just over 2 years ago that myself and a couple of lifelong friends set off on a surf trip from Durban to Jeffery’s Bay in South Africa. It was a road trip that had been years in…

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What’s of value?

What’s of value? 150 150 Bevan Russell

So, we’re a family of 4 on a journey of faith, believing to pioneer a new, life giving, church. If I was looking in from the outside I’d have some questions. I’d want to know what their story is? What are they hoping to achieve? What will the church be like? Questions are good. I…

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Not another church?!

Not another church?! 150 150 Bevan Russell

On the 1st of January 2019, Tam and I went public with a decision that we felt led to reach out and start a gathering with people centred around our faith in Jesus. This is otherwise known as planting / pioneering / starting / giving birth to (graphic I know) a Christian church. It was…

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