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Paula's Encouragement

I love a podcast!
Podcasts get me through situations where time might drag, or perhaps I've got some time to myself - I'm think a bike work-out at the Gym; a long car journey; or food for my mind and soul whilst I'm cooking.

I've just got back from holiday, and having missed a couple of Sundays, I have caught up with Kerith podcasts, listening to three outstanding preaches from Ben Pocock and Ben Oliver in Bracknell; and Heather Pocock in Sandhurst - I found myself wanting to join in with a few loud "amens" this morning at the gym!

What about you? Let me know when and where do you listen to podcasts?

Our guest contributor today is the wonderful Paula Ridgway - with her large heart , great enthusiasm and infectious faith, she is such a huge blessing to many at Kerith. 
Paula and her good friend Val (another absolute Kerith legend!)
They are dressed up in honour of the Royal Wedding in May!
Over to Paula for her encouragement to simply gather a few friends, to listen to a podcast together and then talk about it and see what God is saying. 

"Podcasts are great if one misses out on a sermon or conference talk, you can take them at your own speed and even make legible notes!  
I have found one of the best ways to listen to podcasts for me though is to occasionally gather a group of friends to share in the experience, as their comments so enrich what I have just heard and help me to remember it better! 
Recently a group of us gals gathered to listen to Emily Parker’s REAL 2018 teaching on “Homesick for Heaven”. Some us had heard it at REAL and others had missed it. WOW!!  So much richness and encouragement about a subject that many of us shy away from or are confused about. It so blessed us to listen together, to say Amen together in spots, to laugh together and to really go deeper (Yeah Cathy Madavan REAL 2017!). 
I would encourage anyone to have a go with others, as one never knows what might come next!"

What a great idea - I love how intentional, easy and faith-filled that is!
So here are a couple of easy links for you to listen to some fantastic messages - either on your own or in a group. 

REAL2018 Podcasts                      Sunday messages 

As Paula says, "one never knows what might come next!" 
I'd love to hear what great things happen as a result of you listening to these messages, either again, or for the first time, with an open heart and expectancy for God to speak to you - He will!


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