Archive of blog articles that have been written by Christian bloggers at Christ Church Manchester’s churches in Manchester.

Wisdom For Life’s Engima – Time

Ecclesiastes is book that challenges where we look for meaning in life, and shows us that our attempts to live for greatness apart from God are meaningless.

Strength

‘The joy of the Lord is my strength’. What a liberating, freeing and encouraging fact that is. Our strength comes not from our own abilities but from God.

God In the Season of Waiting

Have you ever been in a season of life where you’re earnestly waiting, maybe for your ideal job, life partner, or beautiful home?

Building Church In Unlikely Places

Heather Chiles has spent the last few months serving at a hostel in Edinburgh, and she writes an update to share with us about what God has been doing…

Slowing Down

Lia Dolan asks, “What if slowing down was actually the place of quality and depth and not the place of missing out?”

Culturally Relevant

How can we reach ‘all nations’ and how can we make sure we stay true to the Bible while doing so? In a nutshell, how relevant is too relevant?

Five Tips For A-Level Results Day

It is not always easy to know what to think about or to do on the day you get your A-Level results, so here are a few tips to help you along the way…

Why We Prayer Walk

When we prayer walk, we are placing ourselves into the situation in which we expect to see God move.

God Can Be Relied Upon

Isaiah 40 v 31: Those who hope in the LORD will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary.

Lent Devotionals – Day 37

This is Day Thirty-Seven of Christ Church Manchester’s lent devotionals, where we are breaking down the book of John. Written by Anna Kell.

Lent Devotionals – Day 35

This is Day Thirty-Five of Christ Church Manchester’s lent devotionals, where we are breaking down the book of John. Written by Andrew Dowdeswell.

Lent Devotionals – Day 34

This is Day Thirty-Four of Christ Church Manchester’s lent devotionals, where we are breaking down the book of John. Written by Lia Dolan.

Lent Devotionals – Day 33

This is Day Thirty-Three of Christ Church Manchester’s lent devotionals, where we are breaking down the book of John. Written by Rachael Hattam.

Lent Devotionals – Day 32

This is Day Thirty-Two of Christ Church Manchester’s lent devotionals, where we are breaking down the book of John. Written by Lia Dolan.

Lent Devotionals – Day 31

This is Day Thirty-One of Christ Church Manchester’s lent devotionals, where we are breaking down the book of John. Written by Andrew Dowdeswell.

Lent Devotionals – Day 30

This is Day Thirty of Christ Church Manchester’s lent devotionals, where we are breaking down the book of John. Written by Anna Kell.

Lent Devotionals – Day 29

This is Day Twenty-Nine of Christ Church Manchester’s lent devotionals, where we are breaking down the book of John. Written by Lia Dolan.

Lent Devotionals – Day 27

This is Day Twenty-Seven of Christ Church Manchester’s lent devotionals, where we are breaking down the book of John. Written by Lia Dolan.

Lent Devotionals – Day 26

This is Day Twenty-Six of Christ Church Manchester’s lent devotionals, where we are breaking down the book of John. Written by Andrew Dowdeswell.

Lent Devotionals – Day 25

This is Day Twenty-Five of Christ Church Manchester’s lent devotionals, where we are breaking down the book of John. Written by Andrew Dowdeswell.

Lent Devotionals – Day 24

This is Day Twenty-Four of Christ Church Manchester’s lent devotionals, where we are breaking down the book of John. Written by Lia Dolan.

Lent Devotionals – Day 23

This is Day Twenty-Three of Christ Church Manchester’s lent devotionals, where we are breaking down the book of John. Written by Richard Balmforth.

Lent Devotionals – Day 21

This is Day Twenty-One of Christ Church Manchester’s lent devotionals, where we are breaking down the book of John. Written by Abigail Armstrong.

Lent Devotionals – Day 20

This is Day Twenty of Christ Church Manchester’s lent devotionals, where we are breaking down the book of John. Written by Abigail Armstrong.

Lent Devotionals – Day 19

This is Day Nineteen of Christ Church Manchester’s lent devotionals, where we are breaking down the book of John. Written by Andrew Dowdeswell.

Young People In God’s Kingdom

Matthew 19 v 14: Jesus said, “Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.”

Lent Devotionals – Day 18

This is Day Eighteen of Christ Church Manchester’s lent devotionals, where we are breaking down the book of John. Written by Andrew Dowdeswell.

Lent Devotionals – Day 17

This is Day Seventeen of Christ Church Manchester’s lent devotionals, where we are breaking down the book of John. Written by Andrew Dowdeswell.

Lent Devotionals – Day 15

This is Day Fifteen of Christ Church Manchester’s lent devotionals, where we are breaking down the book of John. Written by Naomi Armstrong.

Lent Devotionals – Day 14

This is Day Fourteen of Christ Church Manchester’s lent devotionals, where we are breaking down the book of John. Written by Andrew Dowdeswell.

Lent Devotionals – Day 13

This is Day Thirteen of Christ Church Manchester’s lent devotionals, where we are breaking down the book of John. Written by Andrew Dowdeswell.

Bringing Jesus to Antioch

Acts 11 v 23: When he arrived and saw what the grace of God had done, he was glad and encouraged them all to remain true to the Lord with all their hearts.

Lent Devotionals – Day 12

This is Day Twelve of Christ Church Manchester’s lent devotionals, where we are breaking down the book of John. Written by Andrew Dowdeswell.

Lent Devotionals – Day 11

This is Day Eleven of Christ Church Manchester’s lent devotionals, where we are breaking down the book of John. Written by Lia Dolan.

Lent Devotionals – Day 10

This is Day Ten of Christ Church Manchester’s lent devotionals, where we are breaking down the book of John. Written by Stephen McKenzie.

Lent Devotionals – Day 9

This is Day Nine of Christ Church Manchester’s lent devotionals, where we are breaking down the book of John. Written by Andrew Dowdeswell.

Lent Devotionals – Day 8

This is Day Eight of Christ Church Manchester’s lent devotionals, where we are breaking down the book of John. Written by Andrew Dowdeswell.

Lent Devotionals – Day 7

This is Day Seven of Christ Church Manchester’s lent devotionals, where we are breaking down the book of John. Written by Andrew Dowdeswell.

Lent Devotionals – Day 6

This is Day Six of Christ Church Manchester’s lent devotionals, where we are breaking down the book of John. Written by Andrew Dowdeswell.

Lent Devotionals – Day 5

This is Day Five of Christ Church Manchester’s lent devotionals, where we are breaking down the book of John. Written by Rachael Hattam.

Lent Devotionals – Day 4

This is Day Four of Christ Church Manchester’s lent devotionals, where we are breaking down the book of John. Written by Stephen McKenzie.

Lent Devotionals – Day 3

This is Day Three of Christ Church Manchester’s lent devotionals, where we are breaking down the book of John. Written by Andrew Dowdeswell.

Lent Devotionals – Day 2

This is Day Two of Christ Church Manchester’s lent devotionals, where we are breaking down the book of John. Written by Andrew Dowdeswell.

Lent Devotionals – Day 1

This is Day One of Christ Church Manchester’s lent devotionals, where we are breaking down the book of John. Written by Andrew Dowdeswell.

Anna’s Story

This is Anna Kell’s story, a part of a series of testimonies from our congregation here at Christ Church Manchester.

The First Church of Jerusalem

What can we learn from the successes and failings of the early church, and the amazing individuals who pioneered Jesus’ revolutionary message of love?

Andy’s Story

This is Andy Dowdeswell’s story, a part of a series of testimonies from our congregation here at Christ Church Manchester.

Heather’s Story

This is Heather Chiles’ story, a part of a series of testimonies from our congregation here at Christ Church Manchester.

Beth’s Story

This is Beth Knight’s story, a part of a series of testimonies from our congregation here at Christ Church Manchester.

Lia’s Story

This is Lia Dolan’s story, a part of a series of testimonies from our congregation here at Christ Church Manchester.

Jesus Is Here

Over the 25 days leading up to Christmas, the Christ Church Manchester Advent Calendar will look at who Jesus Is. Today, Jesus is Here.

Jesus Is Just

Over the 25 days leading up to Christmas, the Christ Church Manchester Advent Calendar will look at who Jesus Is. Today, Jesus is Just.

Jesus Is Joy-Giving

Over the 25 days leading up to Christmas, the Christ Church Manchester Advent Calendar will look at who Jesus Is. Today, Jesus is Joy-Giving.

Jesus Is Kind-Hearted

Over the 25 days leading up to Christmas, the Christ Church Manchester Advent Calendar will look at who Jesus Is. Today, Jesus is Kind-Hearted.

Jesus Is Saviour

Over the 25 days leading up to Christmas, the Christ Church Manchester Advent Calendar will look at who Jesus Is. Today, Jesus is saviour.

Jesus Is Devoted

Over the 25 days leading up to Christmas, the Christ Church Manchester Advent Calendar will look at who Jesus Is. Today, Jesus is Devoted.

Jesus Is Peaceful

Over the 25 days leading up to Christmas, the Christ Church Manchester Advent Calendar will look at who Jesus Is. Today, Jesus is peaceful.

Jesus Is Honest

Over the 25 days leading up to Christmas, the Christ Church Manchester Advent Calendar will look at who Jesus Is. Today, Jesus is Honest.

Jesus Is Self-Controlled

Over the 25 days leading up to Christmas, the Christ Church Manchester Advent Calendar will look at who Jesus Is. Today, Jesus is self-controlled.

Jesus Is Obedient

Over the 25 days leading up to Christmas, the Christ Church Manchester Advent Calendar will look at who Jesus Is. Today, Jesus is Obedient.

Jesus Is Prayerful

Over the 25 days leading up to Christmas, the Christ Church Manchester Advent Calendar will look at who Jesus Is. Today, Jesus is Prayerful.

Jesus Is Loving

Over the 25 days leading up to Christmas, the Christ Church Manchester Advent Calendar will look at who Jesus Is. Today, Jesus is loving.

Jesus Is Wise

Over the 25 days leading up to Christmas, the Christ Church Manchester Advent Calendar will look at who Jesus Is. Today, Jesus is wise.

Jesus Is Righteously Angry

Over the 25 days leading up to Christmas, the Christ Church Manchester Advent Calendar will look at who Jesus Is. Today, Jesus is righteously angry.

Jesus Is Miraculous

Over the 25 days leading up to Christmas, the Christ Church Manchester Advent Calendar will look at who Jesus Is. Today, Jesus is miraculous.

Jesus Is Respectful

Over the 25 days leading up to Christmas, the Christ Church Manchester Advent Calendar will look at who Jesus Is. Today, Jesus is Respectful.

Jesus Is Forgiving

Over the 25 days leading up to Christmas, the Christ Church Manchester Advent Calendar will look at who Jesus Is. Today, Jesus is Forgiving.

Jesus Is Courageous

Over the 25 days leading up to Christmas, the Christ Church Manchester Advent Calendar will look at who Jesus Is. Today, Jesus is Courageous.

Jesus Is the Teacher

Over the 25 days leading up to Christmas, the Christ Church Manchester Advent Calendar will look at who Jesus Is. Today, Jesus is The Teacher.

Jesus Is Servant-Hearted

Over the 25 days leading up to Christmas, the Christ Church Manchester Advent Calendar will look at who Jesus Is. Today, Jesus is servant-hearted.

Jesus Is Gentle

Over the 25 days leading up to Christmas, the Christ Church Manchester Advent Calendar will look at who Jesus Is. Today, Jesus is Gentle.

Jesus Is Powerful

Over the 25 days leading up to Christmas, the Christ Church Manchester Advent Calendar will look at who Jesus Is. Today, Jesus is Powerful.

Jesus Is Worshipped

Over the 25 days leading up to Christmas, the Christ Church Manchester Advent Calendar will look at who Jesus Is. Today, Jesus is Worshipped.

Jesus Is Humble

Over the 25 days leading up to Christmas, the Christ Church Manchester Advent Calendar will look at who Jesus Is. Today, Jesus is Humble.

Jesus Is Holy

Over the 25 days leading up to Christmas, the Christ Church Manchester Advent Calendar will look at who Jesus Is. Today, Jesus is holy.

God Is Still Bigger Than Politics

We looked at the story of Elijah and his pain for the state of the Israelites to connect with how God calls us to respond to political worries.

CCM:City Centre Gets Amped Up

CCM:City Centre, introducing you to a world of bizarre cafes, obscene amounts of hot chocolates and some of the best music to hit Manchester since Oasis.

Something Has Changed

Over these last few months something inside of me has changed. It started in August when I began reading a book called ‘movements that change the world.’

Mind Blowing Facebook Post

Last Thursday a friend showed me a Facebook post that blew my mind. It was from a Church Leader from Southampton called Billy Kennedy and it hit me for six.

Facing Up to the Task of Evangelism

Lord Carey once said that Christianity is one generation away from extinction. As followers of Jesus, we need to step out and bring His truth to all people.

See The Whole Picture

I can still remember my A-level result day. I had to drive to school to get my results. I failed my A levels spectacular fashion.

Some Days I Want to Be Amish

When the emails come flying and the phone wont stop pinging I think, wouldn’t it be nice to be Amish, at least for week or two.

Church Online

Let me tell you about one of my favourite CCM things from the past year – church online.

Empowered

At CCM we love it when people trust in Jesus and get empowered by the Holy Spirit to live radically different lives. This sermon explains how that happens.

Grace Sermon Series

This Grace sermon series has liberated and freed lots of people from the crippling feeling of not being good enough as a Christian.

Procrastination Kills

I hate essays! I’m sure I’m not the only one. At Uni I just never knew where to start which led to hours (and days) of procrastination.

Little Known Women

In our recent Big Questions series, somebody asked “Who are some of the coolest little-known women of the Bible?”

Going Public

We are currently in the middle of our Big Questions series at CCM:City. Somebody asked us, ‘How do I tell my friends I am a Christian?’

Big Questions Q&A

Last week we started our Big Questions series with the question, ‘Where do you draw the line between being assured by Jesus and taking advantage of grace?’

Your University Needs You

One of the most heart breaking parts of leading a student work is watching young people slowly drift out of relationship with Jesus and then out of church.

Wisdom For Life’s Engima – Time

Ecclesiastes is book that challenges where we look for meaning in life, and shows us that our attempts to live for greatness apart from God are meaningless.

Strength

‘The joy of the Lord is my strength’. What a liberating, freeing and encouraging fact that is. Our strength comes not from our own abilities but from God.

God In the Season of Waiting

Have you ever been in a season of life where you’re earnestly waiting, maybe for your ideal job, life partner, or beautiful home?

Building Church In Unlikely Places

Heather Chiles has spent the last few months serving at a hostel in Edinburgh, and she writes an update to share with us about what God has been doing…

Slowing Down

Lia Dolan asks, “What if slowing down was actually the place of quality and depth and not the place of missing out?”

Culturally Relevant

How can we reach ‘all nations’ and how can we make sure we stay true to the Bible while doing so? In a nutshell, how relevant is too relevant?

Five Tips For A-Level Results Day

It is not always easy to know what to think about or to do on the day you get your A-Level results, so here are a few tips to help you along the way…

Why We Prayer Walk

When we prayer walk, we are placing ourselves into the situation in which we expect to see God move.

God Can Be Relied Upon

Isaiah 40 v 31: Those who hope in the LORD will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary.

Lent Devotionals – Day 37

This is Day Thirty-Seven of Christ Church Manchester’s lent devotionals, where we are breaking down the book of John. Written by Anna Kell.

Lent Devotionals – Day 35

This is Day Thirty-Five of Christ Church Manchester’s lent devotionals, where we are breaking down the book of John. Written by Andrew Dowdeswell.

Lent Devotionals – Day 34

This is Day Thirty-Four of Christ Church Manchester’s lent devotionals, where we are breaking down the book of John. Written by Lia Dolan.

Lent Devotionals – Day 33

This is Day Thirty-Three of Christ Church Manchester’s lent devotionals, where we are breaking down the book of John. Written by Rachael Hattam.

Lent Devotionals – Day 32

This is Day Thirty-Two of Christ Church Manchester’s lent devotionals, where we are breaking down the book of John. Written by Lia Dolan.

Lent Devotionals – Day 31

This is Day Thirty-One of Christ Church Manchester’s lent devotionals, where we are breaking down the book of John. Written by Andrew Dowdeswell.

Lent Devotionals – Day 30

This is Day Thirty of Christ Church Manchester’s lent devotionals, where we are breaking down the book of John. Written by Anna Kell.

Lent Devotionals – Day 29

This is Day Twenty-Nine of Christ Church Manchester’s lent devotionals, where we are breaking down the book of John. Written by Lia Dolan.

Lent Devotionals – Day 27

This is Day Twenty-Seven of Christ Church Manchester’s lent devotionals, where we are breaking down the book of John. Written by Lia Dolan.

Lent Devotionals – Day 26

This is Day Twenty-Six of Christ Church Manchester’s lent devotionals, where we are breaking down the book of John. Written by Andrew Dowdeswell.

Lent Devotionals – Day 25

This is Day Twenty-Five of Christ Church Manchester’s lent devotionals, where we are breaking down the book of John. Written by Andrew Dowdeswell.

Lent Devotionals – Day 24

This is Day Twenty-Four of Christ Church Manchester’s lent devotionals, where we are breaking down the book of John. Written by Lia Dolan.

Lent Devotionals – Day 23

This is Day Twenty-Three of Christ Church Manchester’s lent devotionals, where we are breaking down the book of John. Written by Richard Balmforth.

Lent Devotionals – Day 21

This is Day Twenty-One of Christ Church Manchester’s lent devotionals, where we are breaking down the book of John. Written by Abigail Armstrong.

Lent Devotionals – Day 20

This is Day Twenty of Christ Church Manchester’s lent devotionals, where we are breaking down the book of John. Written by Abigail Armstrong.

Lent Devotionals – Day 19

This is Day Nineteen of Christ Church Manchester’s lent devotionals, where we are breaking down the book of John. Written by Andrew Dowdeswell.

Young People In God’s Kingdom

Matthew 19 v 14: Jesus said, “Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.”

Lent Devotionals – Day 18

This is Day Eighteen of Christ Church Manchester’s lent devotionals, where we are breaking down the book of John. Written by Andrew Dowdeswell.

Lent Devotionals – Day 17

This is Day Seventeen of Christ Church Manchester’s lent devotionals, where we are breaking down the book of John. Written by Andrew Dowdeswell.

Lent Devotionals – Day 15

This is Day Fifteen of Christ Church Manchester’s lent devotionals, where we are breaking down the book of John. Written by Naomi Armstrong.

Lent Devotionals – Day 14

This is Day Fourteen of Christ Church Manchester’s lent devotionals, where we are breaking down the book of John. Written by Andrew Dowdeswell.

Lent Devotionals – Day 13

This is Day Thirteen of Christ Church Manchester’s lent devotionals, where we are breaking down the book of John. Written by Andrew Dowdeswell.

Bringing Jesus to Antioch

Acts 11 v 23: When he arrived and saw what the grace of God had done, he was glad and encouraged them all to remain true to the Lord with all their hearts.

Lent Devotionals – Day 12

This is Day Twelve of Christ Church Manchester’s lent devotionals, where we are breaking down the book of John. Written by Andrew Dowdeswell.

Lent Devotionals – Day 11

This is Day Eleven of Christ Church Manchester’s lent devotionals, where we are breaking down the book of John. Written by Lia Dolan.

Lent Devotionals – Day 10

This is Day Ten of Christ Church Manchester’s lent devotionals, where we are breaking down the book of John. Written by Stephen McKenzie.

Lent Devotionals – Day 9

This is Day Nine of Christ Church Manchester’s lent devotionals, where we are breaking down the book of John. Written by Andrew Dowdeswell.

Lent Devotionals – Day 8

This is Day Eight of Christ Church Manchester’s lent devotionals, where we are breaking down the book of John. Written by Andrew Dowdeswell.

Lent Devotionals – Day 7

This is Day Seven of Christ Church Manchester’s lent devotionals, where we are breaking down the book of John. Written by Andrew Dowdeswell.

Lent Devotionals – Day 6

This is Day Six of Christ Church Manchester’s lent devotionals, where we are breaking down the book of John. Written by Andrew Dowdeswell.

Lent Devotionals – Day 5

This is Day Five of Christ Church Manchester’s lent devotionals, where we are breaking down the book of John. Written by Rachael Hattam.

Lent Devotionals – Day 4

This is Day Four of Christ Church Manchester’s lent devotionals, where we are breaking down the book of John. Written by Stephen McKenzie.

Lent Devotionals – Day 3

This is Day Three of Christ Church Manchester’s lent devotionals, where we are breaking down the book of John. Written by Andrew Dowdeswell.

Lent Devotionals – Day 2

This is Day Two of Christ Church Manchester’s lent devotionals, where we are breaking down the book of John. Written by Andrew Dowdeswell.

Lent Devotionals – Day 1

This is Day One of Christ Church Manchester’s lent devotionals, where we are breaking down the book of John. Written by Andrew Dowdeswell.

Anna’s Story

This is Anna Kell’s story, a part of a series of testimonies from our congregation here at Christ Church Manchester.

The First Church of Jerusalem

What can we learn from the successes and failings of the early church, and the amazing individuals who pioneered Jesus’ revolutionary message of love?

Andy’s Story

This is Andy Dowdeswell’s story, a part of a series of testimonies from our congregation here at Christ Church Manchester.

Heather’s Story

This is Heather Chiles’ story, a part of a series of testimonies from our congregation here at Christ Church Manchester.

Beth’s Story

This is Beth Knight’s story, a part of a series of testimonies from our congregation here at Christ Church Manchester.

Lia’s Story

This is Lia Dolan’s story, a part of a series of testimonies from our congregation here at Christ Church Manchester.

Jesus Is Here

Over the 25 days leading up to Christmas, the Christ Church Manchester Advent Calendar will look at who Jesus Is. Today, Jesus is Here.

Jesus Is Just

Over the 25 days leading up to Christmas, the Christ Church Manchester Advent Calendar will look at who Jesus Is. Today, Jesus is Just.

Jesus Is Joy-Giving

Over the 25 days leading up to Christmas, the Christ Church Manchester Advent Calendar will look at who Jesus Is. Today, Jesus is Joy-Giving.

Jesus Is Kind-Hearted

Over the 25 days leading up to Christmas, the Christ Church Manchester Advent Calendar will look at who Jesus Is. Today, Jesus is Kind-Hearted.

Jesus Is Saviour

Over the 25 days leading up to Christmas, the Christ Church Manchester Advent Calendar will look at who Jesus Is. Today, Jesus is saviour.

Jesus Is Devoted

Over the 25 days leading up to Christmas, the Christ Church Manchester Advent Calendar will look at who Jesus Is. Today, Jesus is Devoted.

Jesus Is Peaceful

Over the 25 days leading up to Christmas, the Christ Church Manchester Advent Calendar will look at who Jesus Is. Today, Jesus is peaceful.

Jesus Is Honest

Over the 25 days leading up to Christmas, the Christ Church Manchester Advent Calendar will look at who Jesus Is. Today, Jesus is Honest.

Jesus Is Self-Controlled

Over the 25 days leading up to Christmas, the Christ Church Manchester Advent Calendar will look at who Jesus Is. Today, Jesus is self-controlled.

Jesus Is Obedient

Over the 25 days leading up to Christmas, the Christ Church Manchester Advent Calendar will look at who Jesus Is. Today, Jesus is Obedient.

Jesus Is Prayerful

Over the 25 days leading up to Christmas, the Christ Church Manchester Advent Calendar will look at who Jesus Is. Today, Jesus is Prayerful.

Jesus Is Loving

Over the 25 days leading up to Christmas, the Christ Church Manchester Advent Calendar will look at who Jesus Is. Today, Jesus is loving.

Jesus Is Wise

Over the 25 days leading up to Christmas, the Christ Church Manchester Advent Calendar will look at who Jesus Is. Today, Jesus is wise.

Jesus Is Righteously Angry

Over the 25 days leading up to Christmas, the Christ Church Manchester Advent Calendar will look at who Jesus Is. Today, Jesus is righteously angry.

Jesus Is Miraculous

Over the 25 days leading up to Christmas, the Christ Church Manchester Advent Calendar will look at who Jesus Is. Today, Jesus is miraculous.

Jesus Is Respectful

Over the 25 days leading up to Christmas, the Christ Church Manchester Advent Calendar will look at who Jesus Is. Today, Jesus is Respectful.

Jesus Is Forgiving

Over the 25 days leading up to Christmas, the Christ Church Manchester Advent Calendar will look at who Jesus Is. Today, Jesus is Forgiving.

Jesus Is Courageous

Over the 25 days leading up to Christmas, the Christ Church Manchester Advent Calendar will look at who Jesus Is. Today, Jesus is Courageous.

Jesus Is the Teacher

Over the 25 days leading up to Christmas, the Christ Church Manchester Advent Calendar will look at who Jesus Is. Today, Jesus is The Teacher.

Jesus Is Servant-Hearted

Over the 25 days leading up to Christmas, the Christ Church Manchester Advent Calendar will look at who Jesus Is. Today, Jesus is servant-hearted.

Jesus Is Gentle

Over the 25 days leading up to Christmas, the Christ Church Manchester Advent Calendar will look at who Jesus Is. Today, Jesus is Gentle.

Jesus Is Powerful

Over the 25 days leading up to Christmas, the Christ Church Manchester Advent Calendar will look at who Jesus Is. Today, Jesus is Powerful.

Jesus Is Worshipped

Over the 25 days leading up to Christmas, the Christ Church Manchester Advent Calendar will look at who Jesus Is. Today, Jesus is Worshipped.

Jesus Is Humble

Over the 25 days leading up to Christmas, the Christ Church Manchester Advent Calendar will look at who Jesus Is. Today, Jesus is Humble.

Jesus Is Holy

Over the 25 days leading up to Christmas, the Christ Church Manchester Advent Calendar will look at who Jesus Is. Today, Jesus is holy.

God Is Still Bigger Than Politics

We looked at the story of Elijah and his pain for the state of the Israelites to connect with how God calls us to respond to political worries.

CCM:City Centre Gets Amped Up

CCM:City Centre, introducing you to a world of bizarre cafes, obscene amounts of hot chocolates and some of the best music to hit Manchester since Oasis.

Something Has Changed

Over these last few months something inside of me has changed. It started in August when I began reading a book called ‘movements that change the world.’

Mind Blowing Facebook Post

Last Thursday a friend showed me a Facebook post that blew my mind. It was from a Church Leader from Southampton called Billy Kennedy and it hit me for six.

Facing Up to the Task of Evangelism

Lord Carey once said that Christianity is one generation away from extinction. As followers of Jesus, we need to step out and bring His truth to all people.

See The Whole Picture

I can still remember my A-level result day. I had to drive to school to get my results. I failed my A levels spectacular fashion.

Some Days I Want to Be Amish

When the emails come flying and the phone wont stop pinging I think, wouldn’t it be nice to be Amish, at least for week or two.

Church Online

Let me tell you about one of my favourite CCM things from the past year – church online.

Empowered

At CCM we love it when people trust in Jesus and get empowered by the Holy Spirit to live radically different lives. This sermon explains how that happens.

Grace Sermon Series

This Grace sermon series has liberated and freed lots of people from the crippling feeling of not being good enough as a Christian.

Procrastination Kills

I hate essays! I’m sure I’m not the only one. At Uni I just never knew where to start which led to hours (and days) of procrastination.

Little Known Women

In our recent Big Questions series, somebody asked “Who are some of the coolest little-known women of the Bible?”

Going Public

We are currently in the middle of our Big Questions series at CCM:City. Somebody asked us, ‘How do I tell my friends I am a Christian?’

Big Questions Q&A

Last week we started our Big Questions series with the question, ‘Where do you draw the line between being assured by Jesus and taking advantage of grace?’

Your University Needs You

One of the most heart breaking parts of leading a student work is watching young people slowly drift out of relationship with Jesus and then out of church.