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statement on racial justice

statement on racial justice

A message from the City Gate Leadership Team We have been appalled and sickened by what we have seen surrounding the unlawful killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, USA on Tuesday 25th May 2020. As a church who belongs to both the Pioneer network and The Evangelical...

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Thoughts On Love

Thoughts On Love

God is love.This is how God showed His love among us:He sent His one and only Son into the world that we might live through Him.This is love: not that we loved God, but that He loved usand sent His Son as an atoning sacrifice for our sins.(1 John 4:8-10) The phrase,...

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Choosing To Trust

Choosing To Trust

Something shifted for me the other day. I have long found it hard to believe, to really deep-down believe, that God is for me, not somehow against me, making life difficult for me, needing me to tick boxes to please Him.   Gradually, in fits and starts, that is...

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The eye of the storm

The eye of the storm

Where is your still place? As corona and conflict swirl around us, where is our place of safety? Is it family… church leader…  friends…  work…  nature’s beauty… Or is it God… Creator of heaven and earth, Father to the fatherless, Saviour of the undeserving, The One...

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Let’s give the very best

Let’s give the very best

What is the Church to do in this strange new world of confusion and uncertainty? Let’s pray. ‘Father, we long to know You more.  Please lead us deeper, draw us closer to Your heart.’ God was reconciling the world to Himself in Christ…And He has committed to us the...

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God wants the very best for us

God wants the very best for us

Who is God's purpose for us in this confusion and uncertainty? Let’s pray. ‘Father, we long to know You more.  Please lead us deeper, draw us closer to Your heart.’ In times of trouble, we often turn to the Bible verse that says, ‘We know that in all things God works...

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God, Our Father

God, Our Father

Who is God to us in this confusion and uncertainty? Let’s pray. ‘Father, we long to know You more.  Please lead us deeper, draw us closer to Your heart.’ In difficult times, we find great comfort in the assurance that God is our Father. But what do we mean when we...

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Lockdown is God’s Training Ground

Lockdown is God’s Training Ground

First shared Sunday 12th April In the swirling of a very seemingly hidden and restricted place, where it feels like no end is in sight.  Father has a very clear and strategic agenda to pull us in close, train us and propel us into our destinies and promised land! This...

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God weeps too

God weeps too

What is His heart for us in this confusion and uncertainty? Let’s pray. ‘Father, we long to know You more.  Please lead us deeper, draw us closer to Your heart.’ We carry on in this new, strange world, doing our best.  But every now and then, we stop. And we weep. ...

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