Are we a Christian Country?

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Much has been said recently of the comments made by David Cameron regarding our status as a Christian country. Are we one or not? A group of eminent atheists disagree and have written an open letter proclaiming that we are not and that the UK was a largely non-religious society. What to make of all [...]

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I’m looking at the man in the mirror…

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Last Sunday night I visited a church in Ashington. It was a different experience to what we are used to at Heaton – some might have labelled it more ‘charismatic!’ The demographic of the congregation was different, the style of worship was less self conscious (a good thing perhaps) and the preach was more testimonial [...]

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IXTH HOUR: Engage

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Sunday 23rd March, 6.30pm We are pleased to welcome Youth For Christ to our evening service for another ‘IXth Hour: Engage’ event! This a free worship and word event to inspire and encourage teenagers in the North East region. This time the fantastic Emma Worrall from Open Doors will be joining us for the evening [...]

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Girl’s Chocolate Film Night Fundraiser

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Saturday 22nd March, 6.30-9.30pm At Heaton Baptist Church in the Youth Loft Tickets: £5.50 (Concessions £5) We are hosting Girl’s Chocolate Film Night Fundraiser in aid of Hope for Justice. There will be a drink and chocolate fondue on arrival (alternative if you’ve given up chocolate for lent!) then we will watch the film Chocolat [...]

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Summer Theology School at HBC

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“Your Theology is what you are when the talking stops and the action starts” Colin Morris 27th – 28th June at Heaton Baptist Church Have you ever wished you had time to reflect on the key issues of our day? Do you share a passion to relate scripture to everyday life? Would you love to [...]

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Lessons from the Surf

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A number of years ago I was in South Africa and decided that given the wonderfully sunny weather a dip in the sea would be splendid. My wife and I decided to go body boarding in the Indian Ocean. I’ve since learned that the sea I’d grown up with is quite different to an Ocean. [...]

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