Janie’s 40 year journey into community

Janie’s 40 year journey into community

“WHEN I was little, I was quite ill and spent lots of time in hospital. One day my mother said, ‘Only Jesus can help you,’ and as a child I replied emphatically, ‘Yes!’” Janie had a series of operations and, after one of them, the doctor commented, “This has worked...
What is Community?: Gill Bayliss

What is Community?: Gill Bayliss

YOUR husband was a well-paid engineer. What made you move into community, share a common purse and adopt a relatively simple lifestyle? God! The call of God and nothing else. I would never have chosen it otherwise! I believe the call to community was closely linked to...
What is Community?: Jenny Priestley

What is Community?: Jenny Priestley

WHAT’S the craziest thing you’ve ever done for Jesus? A group of us from London and some from Northampton used to go to a nightclub called “Heaven” which was anything but heaven! We went on Thursday nights and washed people’s feet; it was a bit of a New Age scene at...
What is Community?: Chris Gilbert

What is Community?: Chris Gilbert

WHAT DO you say if someone from the Blackthorn estate asks, “What’s life all about?” Life is about taking hold of Jesus’ example, looking at how He lived and working it out today. It’s about expressing God’s love to the people we meet and reconnecting people back to...