what expectancy?

Phillips Brooks, the 19th century  leader who composed the beautiful Christmas carol, O Little Town of Bethlehem, once wrote this: “The coming of the Lord has been the inspiration of the Christian world. The power of any life lies in its expectancy.” It’s grabbed me and stuck!………

How is your anticipation?

“The power of any life lies in its expectancy.” So, what are you expecting this Christmas season? Are you expecting lots of people, busy schedules, family tensions and stress-filled shopping trips? Are you expecting a Christmas bonus, or an M&S-inspired party?

Or are you expecting to meet Jesus? Encounter and transformation through the Holy Spirit is on offer! photo by Chris Newman-Day