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Alton Day of Renewal
Alastair Emblem 20th June 2017 The Gift of Tongues.
An explanation of this sometimes baffling gift, with an outline of its history
and use in the Church, and its purpose for enriching our spiritual lives and
building up the Church. About 30 minutes.
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"A Time of Preparation." Renewal is an ongoing process: we
can't avoid it, but we need to embrace it... the Holy Spirit will
always be preparing us for something." About 1 hour.
"A Time of Repentance." The true meaning of repentance.
Far more than being sorry for our sins, we need to ask the
Holy Spirit to transform us so that our hearts and minds
are renewed in Christ. About 50 minutes long.
"Reconciliation through God's mercy". Charles unpacks the parable of the Prodigal son and shares his own experience of discovering the merciful heart of God as loving Father, a About 1 hour.
"As we Forgive: Mercy and Justice." An inspiring insight into how we can cope with the difficulty of forgiving people; the role of the Holy Spirit in forgiveness; and the three things we can do to deepen our experience of God's Mercy. The talk is about 45 minutes long.
"Father forgive them". Forgiveness is a key to the heart of the Father's mercy. We need to be filled with the grace of Jesus, who forgave his executioners; and make a choice to forgive the hurts from the past which keep us bound.
The talk is about one hour long.
"Mother of Mercy" - Mary's cooperation with her Son's work of our salvation throughout her life from Annunciation to Coronation as Queen of Heaven. Talk is 77 minutes.
Accompanying powerpoint presentation illustrated with historical works of art HERE
"Loved much: Spiritual healing."David talks movingly about the incredibly peaceful mercy of God, given to us by Jesus, which goes beyond all our understanding.Talk is about 42 minutes.
"You feed them: Sharing Christ's compassion." David explains how to overcome our fears and rely on the Holy Spirit to motivate us to imitate Jesus' mercy and compassion.About 50 mins.
"Who is my neighbour? Are we good Samaritans?" Paul talks about his volunteer work as a Street Pastor and the challenge of Jesus' radical teaching to put our faith into practice. Talk lasts about 77 minutes.
John Edwards 20 August 2016
"Take up your mat - physical healing." Deacon John Edwards speaks on the merciful love of God our Father, which has the power to heal us. Talk is about 1 hour.
David Beresford 28th Nov. 2016
Charles Whitehead 28th January 2017
"Charisms - the power tools of the Holy Spirit." The highly respected international conference speaker and author introduces this year's theme by explaining what are the charisms of the Holy Spirit, and why we need them. About 1 hour
Peter Hobbs 25th February 2017
"The Gift of Wisdom"
Peter explains how the spiritual gift is different from human wisdom, and how
we can increase our openness to it. About 55 minutes.
Geoff and Gina Poulter 22nd April 2017
"The Gift of Prophecy."
An overview of this vital gift which provides encouragement, edification and
comfort. With examples and guidelines to help us develop prophetic ministry.
About 55 minutes.
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