Christmas “Star of Wonder!”

“O star of wonder, star of night, Star with royal beauty bright, Westward leading, still proceeding, Guide us to thy perfect Light.” This Christmas the Oasis Christian Centre has been decorated on the theme of  the Star of Wonder…. Multiple stars can be seen...
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Street Pastors

LUCY POLLARD-WARD STREET PASTOR BLOG   I became a Nottingham street pastor as soon as I could – when I was 18.  It is my passion. I go out the 4th Friday every month 10pm to 3 am and sometimes they even let me be team leader!   Beeston Oasis financially support the...
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Easter Maths

Easter Maths My son loves maths. He doesn’t get the gift from me but I am happy he has the gift all the same. This thought occurred to me a while ago but it seems appropriate to share now at Easter time. The question came to me … would it be possible to describe the...
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High Altar

Whilst helping in a Palm Sunday service at an Anglican Church I discovered that the altar table in that particular Church is a plain, old block of chipboard held up on ornamental legs and covered with an altar cloth. Church of England Churches are known as High Anglican if they...
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Love Actually

Comic Relief is brilliant at galvanising a nation of comedy lovers to be generous for good causes. The BBC’s fundraising show this year culminated with a snapshot look at the characters of Love Actually thirteen years on from the release of the movie. The comedy sketch ends...
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Beauty and the Beast

Last weekend, my daughter went to see Disney’s latest real-life update of an animated classic, The Beauty and the Beast. The movie has all the right ingredients and is already breaking box office records. The Beauty saves the Beast with her genuine love for him. The new movie...
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I Stinketh

Last Sunday, Pastor Nigel spoke about Jesus, the King of Life. He took us to Lazarus’ tomb and Martha’s King James quote “Lord, by this time he (Lazarus) stinketh for he hath been dead four days” (John 11:39 KJV). As Nigel enacted Jesus bringing Lazarus back from the dead by...
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Human

The Rag’n’bone man won the 2017 Brit Awards breakthrough act. His single titled ‘Human’ repeats the phrase “I’m only human after all, don’t put your blame on me, don’t put your blame on me” as if to say the things we do wrong are excusable because of our humanity. In other words,...
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Lord of the Eagles

What can you see that eagles cannot? Not so much you would think? That’s right. Their whole life they’ve spent high in the sky. Looking over and over those vast dark forests below. But what they don’t have most of the time, is warm company. They are lonely and...
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Testimony – Mo

I would like to share my story of how I found God. Growing up as a child I went to Sunday School at a Methodist Church, but it wasn’t until over 50 years later that I understood the true meaning of believing in God. I used to think that I didn’t need to go to a...
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