Author Archives: inspirechurch

Work. Together. For. Good.

Over the next 10 weeks we will be exploring the book of Romans – St Paul’s special letter to the church in Rome. It is full of inspirational verses and careful guidance to churches experiencing change. This Sunday we will … Continue reading

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Summer services at Inspire Church

There will be NO services on Sundays: 26 July 9 August 23 August On these Sundays I would encourage you to enjoy your own private time of reflection and prayer, or perhaps go for a prayer walk, or perhaps join … Continue reading

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Looking without seeing

As we come to the end of our series on the Book of Acts and loving in the lockdown, Paul has finally reached Rome. Even as he faced the death penalty he continued to preach a gospel of inclusion and … Continue reading

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Communicating across cultures

Throughout the Book of Acts, the early Christians travel further and further from Jerusalem to spread the good news of Jesus. As they meet people from different places and backgrounds they have to learn to communicate across cultures. This Sunday, … Continue reading

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Blinded by prejudice

This Sunday we revisit a story about a man who hated the early church and all that it stood for … but on one dramatic road trip his world was turned upside down. SHOW & TELL Your favourite sunglasses! Please … Continue reading

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Speaking truth to power

This Sunday Anne and Steve will lead our online service as we consider the courage of the early church in confronting the religious and military authorities. Our reading will be from Acts 8: 26-40 if you want to read along. … Continue reading

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Come all ye vagabonds

Come all ye vagabonds Look what has appeared in Manchester’s Stevenson Square this week. Inspire Church has always put justice and inclusion at the heart of what it does and we stand in solidarity with George Floyd and all those … Continue reading

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Lockdown Church

As we prepare for our 10th Sunday online, spare a thought for those Christians who can never meet freely in a church building. Throughout the world, persecuted Christians have to worship in secret or online or they face prison or … Continue reading

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All things in common

Following the fiery events of the Pentecost, the disciples continued to attract a lot of attention. Locked down in Jerusalem with many around them living in poverty and hardship, they modelled something quite radical: the showed how to share. If … Continue reading

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Tongues of fire

As we begin to explore the Book of Acts, this Sunday we remember the time when the spirit came upon the disciples – locked away, as they were, fearing for their lives. As we sit and wait ourselves, we ask … Continue reading

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