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Elements Children's Ministry Conference

At Milton Keynes Christian Centre we are so looking forward to hosting around 300 people who are involved in Children's Ministry. On Saturday 11th June we are hosting Elements Children's Ministry Conference.Early Bird Tickets are still available till the 24th May here.Here is a message from our keynote speaker Cherie Duffey, Director of KidSpring at NewSpring Church, SC.

Bigger than we think

This quote from J C Ryle reminded me that the church of Jesus Christ is so much more diverse and larger than my puny mind can comprehend! "Here is a golden rule indeed, and one that human nature sorely needs, and has too often forgotten. Show More Summary

7 months of silence

This morning on my walk I listened to my friend Roger Blackmore preach a message called Jesus does all things well. The phrase comes from Mark 7:37 “And they were astonished beyond measure, saying, “He has done all things well. He even makes the deaf hear and the mute speak.” One observation Roger made really stood out to me. Show More Summary

Every line your story, Jesus

Write me with your glory, Jesus Every line your story, Jesus Author of my faithThese are the lines from a new song soon to be released on a new album from NewSpring Church, SC. (Watch the full song here)I left home at the age of 19 starry eyed dreaming of doing great things for the glory of the author of my faith and saviour Jesus. Show More Summary

Top 10 Mistakes Leaders Make

This past weekend we hosted Author and Leadership coach, Dave Kraft at Milton Keynes Christian Centre. During his ministry Dave has served on staff and volunteered in leadership in all sorts of churches, both large and small.A few years ago he wrote a short book called Mistakes Leaders Make. Show More Summary

The motivation for giving?

It was great to have Andrew Shearman with us at MKCC. He has been a great friend and influence to our church and leadership over many many years. He continues to lead G42 Leadership Academy in Spain inspiring many young people into the great mission of Jesus. Show More Summary

Taste driven effort

His divine power has granted to us all things that pertain to life and godliness, through the knowledge of him who called us to his own glory and excellence, 4 by which he has granted to us his precious and very great promises, so that...Show More Summary

The essential church clothing

A few years ago I was asked to perform a wedding at church. The prospective bride having seen me week after week in church in jeans and a hoodie asked her dad in a slightly concerned manner if I would officiate the wedding in my usual attire.But I was not always that casual. Show More Summary

When the church becomes obsolete?

The Telegraph recently ran an article with the following headline: Church of England considers Christmas-only parishes.It discloses that about 2,000 churches – now have fewer than 10 regular worshippers. At the same time parishes collectively...Show More Summary

When our best is not good enough?

This past Sunday I got to preach on "We're bringing our best" at MKCC. Here are a few highlights from that preach. Two things our best cant do. Our best cannot obtain our salvation & our best cannot keep our salvation Before Paul talks to the Ephesian believers about them, in the closing part of the first chapter in his letter he brags on Jesus. Show More Summary

What our best cannot do for us

Had the opportunity to share the latest message in our teaching series at MKCC - Amplify: Turn up the volume of hope.We continued walking through the core values we hold dear at our church:We're Bringing our BestThe message may not be what you expect:)

Taking the lonely out of leadership - No 2: Family

I recently posted 10 ways to take the loneliness out of leadership. Here I'd like to dive into the second: Develop a healthy relationship with your family.A few years ago a guy in our church came to remonstrate with me about my non attendance at a ministry event he was involved in leading. Show More Summary

Write me in your story - every line

Every LinePosted by NewSpring Worship on Wednesday, 7 October 2015 An amazing song written by the amazing people at NewSpring Worship sang by the incredible Lee McDerment who continues to show a life lived for Jesus glory. Thank you!Where...Show More Summary

Free Christmas Graphics

Recently Milton Keynes Christian Centre launched with a vision to share any resources we have developed for free with other churches.Hot off the press is the graphic package we will be using to accompany our teaching...Show More Summary

It is well with my soul

It Is Well"It Is Well With My Soul"Posted by NewSpring Worship on Tuesday, 29 September 2015 Loved this song performed by the NewSpring Team and my friend Lee McDermentOur scars are a sign of grace in our lives,And Father how you brought us throughWhen deep were the wounds anddark was the Night the promise of Your love You proved. Show More Summary

When God's will equals suffering

Ex fisherman, eager but flawed follower of Jesus, then elder statesman of the church, late in life, takes some time out to encourage fellow believers who are facing difficulty & suffering.Tucked away in his letter known as First Peter we find some very surprising advice on a christian response to suffering. Show More Summary

_____ In Christ

During our series Amplify at MKCC we are taking some time to walk through our core values. This week Pastor Mark talked to us about: We're Moving Towards Maturity We have made an intentional decision to grow up in Christ. Here are some...Show More Summary

Taking the lonely out of leadership - No. 1 Relationship

I recently posted 10 ways to take the loneliness out of leadership. Here I'd like to dive into the first: Putting our relationship with God at No. 1. Bill Hybels once said that, his work for God was killing the work of God in him. I am sure that almost every church leader understands that feeling. Show More Summary

Mistakes Leaders Make Conference

In November we are excited to welcome author, Dave Kraft to Milton Keynes Christian Centre.Dave has walked with Jesus for more than 50 years. He served with the Navigators for 37 years before becoming a leadership coach. Dave has also...Show More Summary

Equipping the Church

Yesterday, Milton Keynes Christian Centre, launched a brand new website: journey as a church over the years has taken us through many twists and turns, highs and lows. God shaped us by this unique journey and by the amazing people he has connected us to. Show More Summary

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