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Speaking without fear on sexual issues- 2

It so happens that I am drafting this second part en route to speaking about sexuality issues in London. I am looking forward to it, for as I argued in the first part, it is not really possible to speak biblically about sexuality without speaking of the message of Jesus. Here are some remaining thoughts […]

Speaking without fear on sexual issues- 1

Last week I was asked to speak to a group of church leaders on the above title. I suspect I was asked to do this on the basis that I seem to speak (or blog?!) about nothing else these days! However I understood the dilemma. We are conscious that Christian sexual ethics are regarded with […]

The Prayer Meeting

Here is Charles Spurgeon speaking to other pastors at the end of the 19th century: “Brethren, we shall never see much change for the better in our churches…till the prayer meeting occupies a higher place in the esteem of Christians.” While the prayer meetings in his own church at the Metropolitan Tabernacle flourished he was […]

Staff

Phil Butcher

Pastor (Grace Church)

Jenny Reid

Church Administrator

Sharon Grisbrooke

Waterways Link Worker

Welcome! We are a group of Christians – of a variety of ages and backgrounds – who meet in North Oxford. We believe that Jesus is the central figure in history and the only answer to the deepest longings of the human heart. Our passion is to know Him more and learn how to live for Him (supremely through the Bible) and offer a warm welcome to those who are interested in exploring Him.

Upcoming Events

Real Life Issues – Loneliness

1st March 2020
6:30pm

We asked local residents about the main issues that they face in life. We believe that Christianity has something to say into all them so we are running a series of special events where we will address the topics. On Sunday 1st March we will be looking at the issue of loneliness. You would be […]

RSS Recent Sermons

  • Do You Understand? 23rd February 2020
    Part of the The Message that Changed the World sermon series from Acts 8:26-40. This sermon was preached by Phil Butcher and is 31 minutes long.
  • Learning to Praise the Most High 23rd February 2020
    Part of the Living In A Hostile Environment sermon series from Daniel 4. This sermon was preached by Andy Robinson and is 25 minutes long.
  • What Money Cannot Buy 16th February 2020
    Part of the The Message that Changed the World sermon series from Acts 8:9-25. This sermon was preached by Owain James and is 37 minutes long.
  • What God Really Wants 16th February 2020
    Part of the Through Darkness to Light sermon series from Jeremiah 7-10. This sermon was preached by Andy Robinson and is 38 minutes long.