Jon’s Blog

Death Wish?

Death Wish?

Last night was the second prayer gathering organized by the South Wales Baptist Association. We were joined by people from North Wales too, and it was so great to see the length and breadth of the nation represented as nearly 80 people joined the zoom call to pray...

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Gathering to pray for Wales

Gathering to pray for Wales

Hi everyone! Really hope you're doing ok. For some of us, there's a strange mixture this week of feeling relieved at the chance to take a break from home schooling for Half Term, but a bit puzzled at what to do with the time off! Whatever you are doing, if you do get...

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Church Members Meeting

Church Members Meeting

A week today (7:30pm, Wednesday 27th Jan), we're inviting all Church members to join us on zoom! We're planning on using the bulk of our time together in smaller groups (breakout rooms) to consider the following questions. We're calling on all church members to sit...

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Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2021

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2021

Brexiteers and Remainers, Deal or No Deal... Trump and Biden, Right Vs. Left... Science and the Anti-vax campaigners... Now, more than ever, it feels like we're leaving in increasingly polarized times, our media is dominated with tension, our news shared by those who...

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The perils of the “self-pardon”…

The perils of the “self-pardon”…

Just when we thought that the horror movie of 2020 was over, 2021 began with scenes of rioters storming the Capitol building in America. Trump supporters, seemingly encouraged by the President's own words, infiltrated and looted what is considered the powerhouse of...

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“Alive Time”

“Alive Time”

So, here we are - blood, sweat and tiers... the good news of the national program of rolling out not just one but two types of vaccination balanced by the bad news of yet another lockdown. At a recent meeting I heard one leader say they felt like they were leading a...

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New Tier Resolutions?

New Tier Resolutions?

Ps – you can listen to this blog, and others like it, together with all of our sermons here: https://bit.ly/Bethel-Podcast    Well, after having had ourselves a "wary little Christmas"... we now find ourselves wishing each other a "Happy new tier"(!). But whether...

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The most read bible verse of 2020…?

The most read bible verse of 2020…?

I don't know if you're the same but we've got one of those kitchen drawers where we tend to shove all those small instructions manuals that come with stuff we've bought! There's a huge wealth of information all crunched up together and shoved in the back there,...

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