Calling of planter

The local High Street Chaplain

The Hub caught up with Pastor Raj Kaul of Divine Community Church to find out about their work in Dudley and Wolverhampton. Divine Community Church started a soup kitchen called “On the High Street” four years ago. Since then they have been serving the community, feeding the homeless, building relationships with the needy and [...]

By | 2018-06-30T11:56:45+00:00 July 30th, 2018|Short stories, Uncategorised|

A father/daughter team

In the working-class town of Johnstone, outside Glasgow, church plant Dimity Street Church were praying for someone to help full time with the work. Joanne Sneddon was already helping her father Bobby with various activities while looking for work when the team realised the answer was right in front of them. We spoke to [...]

By | 2018-06-30T11:57:13+00:00 July 30th, 2018|Short stories, Uncategorised|

God’s Partnerships

Cinderford is a small rural community. A downtrodden ex-mining town of 10,000 in the middle of the beautiful Forest of Dean. An area where the average age is 15 per cent older than the national average, jobs are limited and low paid and a very independent, determined, stubborn spirit exists. Yet at the same [...]

By | 2018-06-30T11:54:44+00:00 June 30th, 2018|Feature stories, Uncategorised|

Creative Outreach

The Hub spoke to Colette Bewley about Upper Reaches, a gathering of Christians who work in or near Temple Quay in Bristol. About 17,000 people work in Temple Quay, a business development in the centre of a triangle of floating harbour, dual carriageway and the busy Bristol railway station. Colette started the charity Upper [...]

By | 2018-06-30T11:54:09+00:00 June 30th, 2018|Feature stories, Uncategorised|

Winds of Change

The couple from Wolverhampton had led busy lives leading a specialist Christian housing consultancy, where they helped large charities set up multi-million-pound retirement villages. But in 2013 they felt it was time to close the business and enjoy a happy retirement. Christian housing consultants Terry and Margaret Wilkes were all set for a peaceful [...]

By | 2017-12-03T15:55:43+00:00 February 24th, 2017|Feature stories|

Extending The Kingdom In Rural Areas

A church plant in the Forest of Dean has recently celebrated its 10th anniversary and is going from strength to strength with plans in place to extend its current building. Pastor Tim Cracknell, also a Counties evangelist, tells us what makes this church plant so popular. Can you briefly describe how the church was [...]

By | 2017-12-03T15:59:59+00:00 November 24th, 2016|Feature stories|