Why I love my church

Thought I’d do a little shout out for my church, St Paul’s Newport today. St Paul’s is one of those churches that is spelt J E S U S to be honest. I love it. And here are the reasons why…

  1. The church is a church that primarily loves Jesus
  2. The leadership team are faithful, committed and Christ centred.
  3. The Bible is preached and proclaimed every week
  4. They are unified in the Gospel
  5. They are able to be different because of unity in the Gospel
  6. They are mission minded
  7. They follow the mandate of Jesus in Luke 4
  8. They are open to change within the Church and the community
  9. They seek new ways of presenting the Gospel to the unchurched.
  10. They are a church of love and acceptance
  11. Every visitor gets a warm welcome.
  12. They help define what the church should be – a family, a body with Christ at the head.
  13. They are concerned about making sure that the body follow the Great Commission.

There are many other reasons why I love St Paul’s, but I feel that these are probably the top reasons. No church is perfect, and everyone at St Paul’s including me knows that. But I feel that this is a good place to be. And this is my prayer; that the church of Christ becomes what Jesus wants it to be rather than what we desire it to be for our individual and selfish needs.

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Dean Roberts

Dean is a Minister in the Anglican Church. Currently he is Curate in the parishes of Bedwas, Machen, Michaelston-y-Fedw and Rudry in South Wales. He was born and bred in Wales, is married to Megan, and has two dogs called Taliesin and Melyn, and two cats named Sinsir and Hรขf. He graduated from Cardiff University with a BA Hons. in Theology & Religious Studies, and has studied for an MA in Theology, Ministry & Mission at Trinity College Bristol. He also holds a Cert.RSCM from the Royal School of Church Music. He loves playing music, walking, reading, blogging and horse riding as well as going to the cinema and theatre. Read More @ http://deanroberts.net/about

  • get james photo up!

  • admin

    The Photo’s up ๐Ÿ˜›

  • nan and taid

    those are very good reasons to love St Pauls dean