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I am Redeemed to be Salt and Light

What a brilliant day in Church yesterday! I just love hearing people's stories of how God saved them and is now changing them from the inside out - it's so inspiring, praise God! And this morning I've been listening on repeat (of course!) to "Let The Redeemed of The Lord Say So"
Loved Liam's message to GO and do something this week to share our faith with others. His phrase "We need to be lovers of God, not workers for God" particularly struck a chord with me. Have you signed up to receive daily emails from Texts For Life yet? It's such a great encouragement, as each day a different member of our Kerith community shares some thoughts on this week's Bible verse.

This week I am going to try and follow the  JustONE Conference online. Yes, it's a virtual conference for women. Leading and Loving It is a community that connects, encourages, and supports pastors’ wives and women in ministry.The 20 different speakers look really interesting, and what they have to say will be helpful for all women involved in Church life. It's on for four weeks, and this week, the conference sessions are shown four times, at 2am Tuesday and Wednesday; or 4pm Monday and Tuesday Previous years' conference talks are available here. It's very accessible, real stuff - women sharing their stories and their lives in an informal conversational style, so take a look if you are able to - either live over the next four weeks, or afterwards through the Leading and Loving it website.

Have a great week x


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